18 Summers

18 Summers
Ended in March 2010
Digital Stories by fourteen older people (aged 50+) from across Europe, recording their memories of the summer they turned eighteen.

90 Second Challenge 2005

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Ended in June 2005
Over 140 films made by people from across Bristol, the site also includes a range of resources for aspiring filmmakers.

90 Second Film Challenge

90 second challenge logo and image
Ended in September 2012
A fun film challenge that encouraged businesses in Bristol’s Temple Quarter Enterprise zone to get creative and make a short film.

A Personal History of Corruption

Screenshot from A Personal History of Corruption by Joe Magee
Ended in September 2002
This playful online artwork by Joe Magee toys with the idea of interaction and corruption.


Image from Afterworld by Simon Poulter
Ended in August 2000
Artist Simon Poulter created Afterworld, a series of six works investigating online and offline culture, for the Clark/DA2 Bursary.

Art Tea in the Vanish Van

Photo from Art Tea in the Vanish Van event
Ended in October 2005
Art Tea gave tea and cakes to shoppers waiting for buses and invited them to view a makeshift camera obscura.

Breath Hold

Still from Susannah Silver’s Breath Hold
Ended in April 2003
Susannah Silver, recipient of the 4th Clark Bursary, presents excerpts from her dreamy two screen video installation exploring time.

Bristol Bhangra Facedances

Still from Facedance
Ended in February 2009
Lively and entertaining video portraits of peoples’ faces filmed whilst listening to Bhangra music.

Bristol Stories

Bristol Stories website
Ended in July 2009
A creative digital storytelling project giving an insight into the lives of Bristolians and their experience of the city.

Bristol Stories from the Railways

Photo of steam train
Ended in May 2012
A collection of films focusing on Bristol's railways which were created for Bristol Stories, Watershed's creative digital storytelling project.


Still from Red
Ended in November 2004
Young South West filmmakers explore what culture means to them in this selection of snappy 90 second short films.


Close up of In Other Words by Gloria Ojulari Sule
Ended in June 2006
Calling was a 2005 residency programme for three digital artists of African heritage run jointly by Watershed and Kuumba.

Catch Me If You Can

Still from Catch Me if You Can production
Ended in June 2004
Documentation of a five day residency at Watershed to create a prototype of a multi player adventure game using mobile technologies.

Clark Bursary

Clark Bursary Digital Art Award logo
Ended in December 2007
An innovative award that provided support for artists to develop their creative practice in digital media.

Come Closer

Image from Squidsoup's Come Closer
Ended in June 2005
Created by Squidsoup Come Closer is an infinite virtual landscape, using stereoscopic vision, that explores the relationship between sound and visuals.

Digital Communities Conference

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Ended in June 2006
Archived presentations from a one day conference exploring the implications and opportunities of new technologies for local and global communities.

Digital Dishes

Digital Dishes
A week long workshop for over fifties from across Europe, creating digital stories based on their personal experiences with food.

Digitised: Communities Online

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Ended in December 2004
An early digital engagement project (2003/4) that extended Watershed’s work with sections of the community without access to digital technology.