October 2014

Halloween Photo Competition: Shadowing

Tue 28 Oct, 2014

Send us your best Halloween pictures and films of you playing in the Shadowing lamp light and win a night out on us. If you are out trick or treating, why not visit your nearest Shadowing street light and take petrifying party portrait?

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Introducing Afrofuturist Writers

Mon 13 Oct, 2014

Wednesday’s forthcoming Afrofuturism screening is Black Sci Fi (18:00hrs) takes a closer look into a specific time in the history of black science fiction in literature, film and TV. We are delighted that Cheryl Morgan editor, critic, publisher and Ujima Radio presenter has kindly written this piece which takes a look at the rise, prominence and importance of black authors in sci fi.

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Four New Young Journalists Announced for ongoing internship

Wed 8 Oct, 2014

A filmmaker, a popular vlogger, a DJ and a comedy writer team up for Rife Magazine’s second round of paid internships.

A collaboration between Watershed and Bristol Youth Links, Rife is an online platform by young people for young people covering events, local news and social issues. A diverse team curate the online magazine, ensuring that its stories and articles are relevant and interesting to other young people just like them.

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Unveiling the future of play

Thu 2 Oct, 2014

The fourth round of REACT Sandbox funding has been announced today - six successful bids have secured funding to complete their proposals for Play Sandbox, which sees academics, companies and children collaborate for the first time to design six new products for play.

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The Afrofuturist melting pot

Thu 2 Oct, 2014

Our Afrofuturism season launches into space this week. It has been curated by Dr Edson Burton, who has kindly written this article on Afrofuturism’s influences and influencers, inspirations and ideas – including his own personal journey.

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Watershed presents Blurring the Lines at the British Council, London

Wed 1 Oct, 2014

We are delighted to be partnering with the British Council in London to present an exhibition about culture in flux, told through sixteen stories of people reinventing creative exploration and participation - people who dare to see the world differently. Discover a navigation scheme for the Russian state library, drone shadow handbooks, hacked musical instruments and a heartfelt letter to Scotland...

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