A speculative gameplay map of We Meet In The Woods, illustrated on a forest green background with white drawings.

Lunchtime Talk: Beyond Choice

Fri 21 Jun 13:00-14:00

Writer and theatremaker Elinor Lower will discuss the process of developing their in-progress work ‘we meet in the woods’, an interactive theatre game exploring collective storytelling and more-than-human intelligences.

A CGI image of a floating red face in an exhibition space. The surrounding room is dark and shadowy.

Lunchtime Talk: CULTUS and AI Religiosity

Fri 14 Jun 13:00-14:00

Zach Blas will discuss his newest work CULTUS, an immersive moving image installation that addresses a burgeoning AI religiosity in the Californian tech industry.

People chatting at First Friday Event, Pervasive Media Studio, Watershed

First Friday June

Fri 7 Jun 17:00-18:00

First Friday is a monthly social event open to anyone. June's event theme is nature. Join us and see a selection of work presented by the Studio Community.

A photo of a pair of legs from the knee’s down, with the feet adorned in brown boots brimming with flowers. In the background you can see the silver shutter of a shop and the legs of another person walking past.

Lunchtime Talk: Broad Meadow

Fri 7 Jun 13:00-14:00

PMS resident & artist Sylvia Rimat and collaborating artist & gardener Charli Clark will be talking about their free wildflower installation and audio experience ‘Broad Meadow’, which is taking place in Broadmead Bristol from Fri 24th May until Thu 20th June 2024. The work will launch as…

A cut out black and white image Jaz Pinckney on a pinck background with yellow text that reads JAZ PINCKNEY ' EQUITABLE CONTRACTS AND NDAs

Make Shift Meet Up - June 2024

Tue 4 Jun 17:30-20:00

Make Shift meet ups are made for early careers creatives interested in creative technologies and screen based media. Come along to grow your community and nurture your interests and skills.

Multiple people experience the work Starless in VR headsets - they are cast in silhouette against a strong, white light.

Lunchtime Talk: Embodied/Misembodied

Fri 24 May 13:00-14:00

In this talk, Ben Joseph Andrews discusses the inherent liminality of XR and how a seamed creative approach can offer an important lens for communicating disability as an altered or expanded form of embodiment.

A man, shot from behind, experiences asses.masses in a theatre - the screen is awash with pixellated blue shapes.

Lunchtime Talk: asses.masses

Fri 17 May 13:00-14:00

This lunchtime talk is an opportunity to hear from the artists about the creation of epic 7-hour video game theatre experience, asses.masses, alongside a conversation with Richard Cole and members of Bristol Games Lab.

Graphic image of pink round pattern, a little like a doyley in shape, against a gradient background of purple, pink and green.

Make Shift Meetup

Tue 7 May 17:30-20:30

Make Shift Meetups are a space for early career creatives to come together in the Pervasive Media Studio on the first Tuesday evening of each month. This month we're exploring Trust, Friendship & Artificial Intelligence.