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Jo Lansdowne

Pervasive Media Studio

Jo leads Watershed's Creative Technology team; supporting research activity, talent development and the resident community to deliver brilliant work.


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Colourful paint explosion with the words MyWorld in it

MyWorld - Strength in Places

Watershed is excited to be a partner in MyWorld, a project led by the University of Bristol that will celebrate the West of England's reputation as an international trailblazer in creative technology and screen-based media.
Light Grafitti by Tine Bech

Towards Equitable Futures

We live in capitalism, its power can often seem inescapable - but then, so did the divine right of kings. Any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings. Resistance and change often begin in art. Ursula…

I lead the Creative Technology team; supporting innovation activity, individual talent development and our community of studio residents. I am also Executive Producer of the Bristol+Bath Creative R+D project and the South West Creative Technology Network, collaborative partnerships with Universities that bring together academia and the creative industries.

I am particularly interested in methodologies that bring people of diverse backgrounds together in collaborative rather than competitive modes of production. I believe that knowledge, technology, culture and commerce might be more evenly distributed if developed through inclusive, caring and critically engaged processes and networks.