Lunchtime Talks at the Pervasive Media Studio

Lunchtime Talks Online

Whilst the Pervasive Media Studio is temporarily closed to visitors, we’ve opened the digital doors of the Studio and Lunchtime Talks will take place every Friday at 13:00 on YouTube.

Lunchtime Talks are a series of informal presentations hosted by Watershed's Pervasive Media Studio. They usually take place at 13:00 on a Friday, are free and are open to everybody who is interested in what they do.

Join us online to find out more about the Studio community, current and up-coming projects, or residents' work.

Upcoming events in this season

HydroPoetics - Reimagining hydroponic systems
Fri 1 Oct 13:00
Live stream
As part of her Spring residency at Watershed, Katy Connor has been exploring hydroponics, the art and science of growing plants in a liquid, water media. In this Lunchtime Talk, Katy will share documentation from her residency where she established several different hydroponics systems in her studio at Spike Island, Bristol.
Putting The Fun In Non-Fungibles
Fri 8 Oct 13:00
Join us for this Lunchtime Talk with creative technologists Derek Ahmedzai and Richard Norton as they explore NFTs – otherwise known as Non-Fungible Tokens that have exploded into the public consciousness in 2021. No more so than in the art world. This talk should help you decide whether you think they’re the future or a fad.
The Art and Performance of Pandemic Response
Fri 15 Oct 13:00
Live stream
In this lunchtime talk, Dr Stuart Andrews and Dr Patrick Duggan will be reflecting on their ongoing project which looks into the ways in which the arts are vital to city responses to a pandemic.

Caring to Listen

Lunchtime Talk
Caring to Listen
Fri 22 Oct 13:00
Live stream
In this lunchtime talk Caitlin Shepherd will share research and findings arising from her practice and research PhD, Caring to Listen, which examines how the working-class experience is excluded from socially engaged art.
Live Illustration Expanded
Streaming Fri 29 Oct 13:00-14:00
Live stream
In this lunchtime talk, Studio Resident Camille Aubry will introduce the R&D project Live Illustration Expanded and explore how live illustration can transform physical and virtual environments and be a performance in itself.