Studio blog

Welcome to the Pervasive Media Studio

Posted on Fri 25 Jan 2019

Want to be inspired, take a break, and learn more about brilliant projects and people working with creative technology?

Studio blog

International Women's Day 2019

Posted on Wed 20 Mar 2019

In the lead up to International Women's Day, we took a look at what some of the studio residents are doing, and celebrated their stories as women in the world of creative technology...

Business support for creatives in a post-industrial era

Posted on Wed 3 Apr 2019

Network for Creative Enterprise: a few highlights of achievements, challenges, learning and what next.

Tom Baliey Standing in front of holding slide
Lunchtime talk write-up

Biosphere IV: Re-imagining the future of nature

Posted on Fri 12 Oct 2018

Joining us this week Tom Bailey talks to us about the R&D phase of his latest performance piece - Biosphere IV.

Lunchtime talk write-up

'Clearer Is Not Always Louder’. Deafness, Language & Sound.

Posted on Tue 18 Sep 2018

Jonny Cotsen is an Artist, Teacher, Father and Deaf man. He joined the Studio earlier in the year as part of the New Talent Residency Programme. In this talk he will talk about  his previous solo-show, ‘Louder Is Not A...

What are the key challenges of creative business sustainability and growth?

Posted on Mon 20 Aug 2018

The lens through which we measure creative business growth and design support systems needs to be shaped by the networked and agile ecology we are operating within.

Lunchtime talk write-up

Facebook for Sceptics

Posted on Thu 16 Aug 2018

Marcus Gilroy Ware is a lecturer of Journalism at UWE, has published a book on social media called Filling the Void: Social Media and The Continuation of Capitalism and has been a Studio resident for the past two years. Tim K...

Virtually Useful: Step Five - Sound

Posted on Sat 4 Aug 2018

Great sound design can elevate immersive experiences, whilst poorly handled audio can feel clumsy, uncomfortable and disjointed. But what is it that actually makes the difference when using audio in VR/XR?

Lunchtime talk write-up

In Conversation with Emma Bettridge

Posted on Wed 25 Jul 2018

Emma Bettridge is Bristol Old Vic Ferment Producer and for the last 8 years has been the driving force behind Ferment, an extraordinary testing ground supporting artists to develop and share experimental work at an early stag...

Lunchtime talk write-up

i-docs 2018

Posted on Wed 11 Jul 2018

Nadav Assor was a keynote speaker and exhibitor at this year’s i-docs. We were very lucky to be joined by him for this week’s Lunchtime Talk.

Studio blog

Confessions Corner

Posted on Tue 3 Jul 2018

I’m writing this deep in the nook of confessions corner. I’m going to admit to something you probably don’t know about me.

Lunchtime talk write-up

Epic Games with No Code – Platforms for Designing Story Worlds

Posted on Tue 3 Jul 2018

Resident Vincent Baidoo has been exploring the expanding universe of software & apps, asking the question - can games creation become more like AV, where tools for production & design are in the hands of the many, not...