An Education in Photography

Some people wonder what it means to be a tutor on a photography degree, and indeed, what it means to study photography. Read this short article and hopefully that will become inspiringly clear. The article is about the final year work of Jasmine Bruno, one of our students who has just graduated. She was tutored

Asking questions of digital innovation

Presentation to Digital Placemaking Fellowship research project, Wednesday 29th May 2019. Task: Bring in an object that relates to your work and approach to digital placemaking, and speak about it for 2 minutes. As I’m linking this research project to internet radio station I’ve co-set up, I’ve brought in the case for the audio recorder…..but

One page response – Digital placemaking and everyday life

One page response – Dr Shawn Sobers, UWE “Digital Placemaking can improve the way people feel about the places they live, work, and visit.” Digital Placemaking Fellowship document The other day I went to a beautiful funeral in the Foxhill area of Bath. The deceased was a man I had never met, but I went

Response to complaints against Radio 1 playing Dave’s ‘Black’.

Opinion piece… Yesterday Radio 1 played the song ‘Black’, by Dave, and some listeners complained saying it was ‘reverse racism’ for him to talk about being proud to be Black. I’d say if they see this song as a problem, then it is they themselves that are the problem. Arguably however this is where communication

Response to new art work in front of Edward Colston statue

I have to speak up and say I find this anonymous art installation pretty offensive. Without the words I feel this would be a perfect response to the Colston statue, the shadow cast as a slave ship. With the words however it’s problematic. There is no comparison between the workers mentioned in the art piece,