Events

Lunchtime Talk
Fri 22 Nov 2019 13:00


Digital Placemaking - What is it? What does it do? Where could it take us?

Studio Resident Will Taylor & Bristol+Bath Creative R&D Digital Placemaking New Talent Research Fellow joins us for this lunchtime talk, to discuss the challenges & opportunities around the theme of Digital Placemaking.

Portrait of Will Taylor

Portrait of Will Taylor

Speaker

Will Taylor

Creative Producer | Inclusivity Consultant/Producer | Project Coordinator | Events Manager | Agent | Creative Consultant (R&D) | Research Fellow "Lend Me Your Hearts, Keep The Rest."

If you've been around the Pervaisve Media Studio lately you will would have heard about the Bristol+Bath Creative R&D Digital Placemaking Pathfinder, a programme that will run until the end of June 2020. Will Taylor, one of the New Talent Research Fellows discusses his involvement and experience of the project so far. 

Come and find out how much (or little) Will knows about Digital Placemaking and how this has influenced his research question. Will is exploring what it means to really ‘belong’ to a space both digitally and physically, what are the mitigating factors and what does it really mean to be radically inclusive in developing ways to use innovative technology that everyone has access to.

Bristol+Bath Creative R+D is a collaboration between the region’s four universities - UWE Bristol, Bath Spa, the University of Bath and the University of Bristol - and Watershed that aims to raise the bar for the region’s creative industries. The five-year programme seeks to forge connections and partnerships in Bristol and Bath, sharing knowledge, creating crossovers and even greater opportunities in what’s already one of the most vibrant clusters in the UK.

This Lunchtime Talk is part of Open Studio Friday, which takes place at the Studio every week.

Do you want to find out what is going on at the Pervasive Media Studio? Are you interested in meeting our residents, talking about a specific project or curious about pervasive media? Why not pack a sandwich and join us for one of our Lunchtime Talks and Open Studio Friday. Lunchtime Talks are informal presentations by Studio residents and associates. They normally take place at 1pm on Friday, are free and open to everybody who’s interested in what we do. After the Talk, we also invite you to stay with us for the afternoon to continue the conversation or work on your own projects. We provide chairs, tables, wireless and a great space. You bring what you need to work with (laptop/mobile). Our open afternoons close at 5pm. Let us know if you’d like a tour of the space and we'll be happy to show you around just before the talk. Send an email to: studio@watershed.co.uk to book your place on a tour.


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