Artful Innovation: the start of the journey

Posted on Tue 21 Feb 2017

Artful Innovation™ is a five-day course that supports small creative technology companies to examine their practice and strengthen their business cases. The Programme Director is Stephen Gatfield.

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Edson Burton: The Last Blues Song of a Lost Afronaut

Posted on Fri 17 Feb 2017

Edson Burton joined us to share insights and the process behind his immersive theatre show in development, The Last Blues Song of a Lost Afronaut.

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The Kellycaster: a story about the development of an accessible guitar

Posted on Fri 24 Feb 2017

Drake Music create a space for technologists, disabled and non-disabled musicians to work together to find new pathways for accessible music making.

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Half Baked

Posted on Fri 10 Feb 2017

What happened when we opened a forum for early ideas?

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Sound Illusions

Posted on Fri 3 Feb 2017

This week, long-time resident Tarim and collaborator Alex Jones who is a final year student, joined us to share their thoughts on why our sense of hearing isn't as simple as it may seem.

Photo of Mária Júdová and Andrej Boleslavský
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DUST: creating new narratives for contemporary dance in Virtual Reality

Posted on Fri 27 Jan 2017

Mária and Andrej talked us through the process of research and development for DUST, a multidisciplinary project that aims to transform the way people see and experience contemporary dance through VR.

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Futurism 3.0: The Immersive Drum & Bass Experience

Posted on Fri 20 Jan 2017

Vocalist, Writer, Rocker of Stages Onallee talks us through the process of research and development for upcoming show Futurism 3.0.

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Tailoring Composites

Posted on Fri 13 Jan 2017

Product designer Tom Metcalfe shared his learnings from his micro-residency with the National Composites Centre.

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Sinfonidría - Making a giant musical instrument

Posted on Fri 6 Jan 2017

In this inspiring Lunchtime Talk, we were joined by artists Yas Clarke and Lorenzo Prati who have spent months refining their generative musical system that uses data to compose music.

Jarmo Eskelinen delivering his Lunchtime Talk
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Rebooting Smart Cities

Posted on Wed 21 Dec 2016

How do we reboot the approach to building successful smart cities?

Beasts of Balance

Posted on Mon 19 Dec 2016

Two years ago a brilliant games developer, Alex Fleetwood, and an intrepid design academic, Elies Dekoninck, stood in front of a room of their peers, Watershed Producers and a group of 7-12 year olds from across Bristol...

Tempest Lab: a peek into the magic

Posted on Mon 19 Dec 2016

Last week we journeyed to Stratford-upon-Avon for an exciting and magical Creative Lab delivered in partnership with the Royal Shakespeare Company.