News

Studio Resident Community Inclusion Report

Posted on Thu 29 Jul 2021

A 4 year overview of the make-up of the PM Studio Community, and an introduction to the approach we took when compiling the report

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Black Lives Matter – looking back at Watershed's year

Posted on Thu 29 Jul 2021

It is a year since Watershed stood in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and committed to the work we need to do. Clare Reddington, Watershed CEO, shares an update.

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The Residents - Podcast Series

Posted on Fri 6 Aug 2021

We’re excited to bring you - The Residents – a series of four podcasts exploring tech, arts, economy and health through the lens of community and creativity, produced by Studio residents Will Taylor and Jo Kimber

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Overview of Research at Watershed

Posted on Fri 21 May 2021

Watershed's research strategy focuses on inclusive innovation, developing a creative sector climate sustainability framework & hybrid products & experiences. Here we outline our thinking & approaches to these research themes.

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Studio blog

Future Themes Blog - Its Our Pleasure

Posted on Tue 27 Apr 2021

In the fifth of our Future Theme Blogs we hear from Studio Resident Jane Gauntlett. Last year the Studio funded seven teams of Residents to explore ideas at the intersection of technology and culture.

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Future Themes Blog - “Ana Mendieta and Us”: the Silhouettes Project part two- interventions exercises

Posted on Fri 9 Apr 2021

In the fourth (& part two) of our Future Theme Blogs we hear from Ellie Chadwick at her team. Last year the Studio funded seven teams of Residents to explore ideas at the intersection of technology and culture.

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Future Themes Blog - “Ana Mendieta and Us”: the Silhouettes Project part one - about the project

Posted on Thu 8 Apr 2021

In the fourth (& part one) of our Future Theme Blogs we hear from Ellie Chadwick at her team. Last year the Studio funded seven teams of Residents to explore ideas at the intersection of technology and culture.

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What is Disabledness to You?? Article by Rowan James Part 2

Posted on Mon 1 Mar 2021

Part Two of Rowan James's reflections on being a Resident in the Studio

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Article by Rowan James - Part One

Posted on Mon 1 Mar 2021

The purpose of this article is to offer my perspective on an article which was published by Watershed, that article sought to celebrate the work of disabled people at the Pervasive Media Studio.

c/o Unchartered Collective
Studio blog

Future Themes Blog - Crip Tech & Belonging

Posted on Tue 23 Feb 2021

In the third of our Future Theme Blogs we hear from Resident Raquel Meseguer Zafe of Unchartered Collective. Last year the Studio funded seven teams of Residents to explore ideas at the intersection of technology and culture.

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Introducing our Spring Residency Artists 2021

Posted on Thu 18 Feb 2021

Following an open call for our Spring Residencies programme, we’re delighted to announce the two Bristol-based artists who will develop ideas exploring environmental emergencies, technology and possible futures.

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Studio blog

Future Themes Blog - Ethno Augmenting Social Realities: How Much is Too Much? Interrogating the evolution of digital facilitation

Posted on Fri 5 Feb 2021

In the second of our Future Theme Blogs we hear from the creative collective, Across the Room. Last year the Studio funded seven teams of Residents to explore ideas at the intersection of technology and culture.