Studio blog

Business heroes need not apply

Posted on Tue 9 Jun 2020

This is Part Two of a series of four blogs Gill Wildman is writing for the Studio. Gill Wildman is Business Development Adviser for Watershed and SWCTN

Studio blog

Building Creative business capacity

Posted on Tue 9 Jun 2020

This is Part One of a series of four blogs Gill Wildman is writing for the Studio. Gill Wildman is Business Development Adviser for Watershed and SWCTN.

Concept design for Building A Martian House by Hugh Broughton Architects
Studio blog

Mars, Earth, isolation and at home missions

Posted on Mon 14 Sep 2020

Artists' Ella Good and Nicki Kent explore what a human future on Mars might feel like and what we can learn from our experiences of life in lockdown in 2020.

Investors and creative business talk about what they want from each other at our investor lunch back in 2019. Photo: Gill WIldman
Studio blog

New ways with Investors

Posted on Tue 18 Aug 2020

This is Part Four of a series of four blogs Gill Wildman is writing for the Studio. Gill Wildman is Business Development Adviser for Watershed and SWCTN.

Joanie Lemercier's work - Constellations Photo: Gill Wildman
Studio blog

It’s time to pay for creative work again

Posted on Tue 21 Jul 2020

This is Part Three of a series of four blogs Gill Wildman is writing for the Studio. Gill Wildman is Business Development Adviser for Watershed and SWCTN.

Pervasive Media Studio residents Tiny Giant reflect on their work creating custom AR on social-media platforms.
Studio blog

Experiments in Warholian hotdoggery and more...

Posted on Thu 7 May 2020

It all started with a humble hotdog. A hotdog Snapchat Lens to be precise. This was last summer (before the great unmentionable). As a trio of creative technologists, we instinctively dive into exciting technology to…

Image of artist Joe Hill popping out of a box.

Introducing our Spring Residency artist 2020

Posted on Mon 27 Apr 2020

A big remote welcome to our Spring Residency artist - Joe Hill.

Research images for Robbie Thomson's project Other Animals
Studio blog

Biological robots

Posted on Wed 15 Apr 2020

Robbie Thomson investigates ways to incorporate organic and recycled materials into the fabric of his sculptures...

Image of Mars Desert Research Station in Utah. Photo by Robert Keller, Satori Photos.
Studio blog

Maintenance on Mars

Posted on Tue 31 Mar 2020

Since 2016 artists Ella Good and Nicki Kent have been working with the people of Bristol, towards Building a Martian House - a real life house that you can step into and imagine how we might live on another planet...

Cheers Drive - Bristol Light Festival

Watershed building shut for now, but our arms are wide open

Posted on Thu 19 Mar 2020

As the Watershed is closing temporarily, our own physical doors will be closed, but we’re looking to see how we open the digital doors of the Studio and how we can help our residents and visitors feel connected and hopeful.

Image c/o Gill Wildman
Studio blog

Watching the Augmentors: how an accelerator for VR and AR brings the near future into focus

Posted on Mon 10 Feb 2020

Gill Wildman is the Business Development Advisor for Watershed and the South West Creative Technology Network. In this Blog she writes about her recent experiences of mentoring on Digital Catapult's Augmentor programme.

Victoria Melody Image by Jon Aitken
Article

Difference and diversity at the intersection of art and technology

Posted on Fri 8 Nov 2019

This is the third in a series of articles commissioned by Watershed and Arts Council England as a resource for artists looking to work with art and emerging technologies in the South West.