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Lunchtime Talk

Fri 28 Jan 13:00-14:00 at Pervasive Media Studio Event Space


Amplified Publishing

In this lunchtime talk, Kate Pullinger, director of the Centre for Cultural and Creative Industries explores the findings from the Amplified Publishing programme and examines how technology can create positive change.

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Image by: Amplified Publishing

Speaker

Kate Pullinger

Kate Pullinger is a novelist who has worked with digital technology for more than twenty years and is director of the Centre for Cultural and Creative Industries at Bath Spa University.

Please note we are holding our Lunchtime Talks online only for now - we are looking forward to seeing you in the building again soon.

This talk will be BSL Interpreted.

Over the past year we've been running a programme called Amplified Publishing through our Bristol and Bath creative industries programme. We've had a cohort of 10 researchers from the creative industries and academia working with industry partners across multiple sectors, from visual arts, zines, music, games, VR/AR and machine learning. In addition we've funded three ground-breaking prototype projects all aimed at helping creators make work and find new audiences. What have we learned from this process? In a tech world dominated by false information, walled gardens, and filter bubbles, how can technology create positive change for artists and makers? In this talk Kate Pullinger will explore some of the findings from the project and talk about her hopes for the future of this work. 

An illustration with a yellow background a with a blue cross. In the foreground are symbols representing the sectors in the programme: a blog page, a pen, a mic, a camera, music, YouTube, games 

Image Credit: Jack Jones, Sarah Addezio and Amplified Publishing

Kate Pullinger is a novelist who has worked with digital technology for more than twenty years. Her most recent novel is Forest Green and her digital work, Breathe, was created as part of the Ambient Literature project. In 2021 she was awarded the Marjorie Luisebrink Career Achievement Award by the Electronic Literature Organisation. She runs the Centre for Cultural and Creative Industries at Bath Spa University

Image of Kate Pullinger, delivering a talk at a workshop, against a black background

Join us online on Friday 28th January 2022 at 1pm for the talk and to take part in the discussion afterwards on Youtube Live.

The last talk of every month is BSL interpreted


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