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A move into drawing (2019)
Journal Article
Banou, S. (in press). A move into drawing. Architecture and Culture, 7(2), 1-4

This article presents part of the process leading to the large-scale three-dimensional drawing entitled Weaving Lines/Looming Narratives (2013), through a series of three images. The project engaged with questions of presence and representation in th... Read More about A move into drawing.

From DotA to MOBA: The emergence and crisis of playful co-creativity in multiplayer online battle arena games (2019)
Thesis
Jarrett, J. From DotA to MOBA: The emergence and crisis of playful co-creativity in multiplayer online battle arena games. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1491316

The Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) genre represents one of the most popular, dynamic and influential spaces of digital play. Since the genres first commercial release in 2009 with the title League of Legends (2009 – present, Riot Games), MOBA... Read More about From DotA to MOBA: The emergence and crisis of playful co-creativity in multiplayer online battle arena games.

A Call For A Black Bristol Filmmakers Archive (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Sobers, S. (2019, November). A Call For A Black Bristol Filmmakers Archive. Presented at Afrika Eye Festival 2019, Watershed, Bristol

In this introduction to the Sudanese documentary film 'Talking About Trees', Sobers brings the storyline to a Bristol context. He charts Bristol's own history of professional Black filmmakers, and argues that making films alone is no longer enough.... Read More about A Call For A Black Bristol Filmmakers Archive.

Architectures of Drawing: critical drawing as spatial practice (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Banou, S. (2019, November). Architectures of Drawing: critical drawing as spatial practice. Paper presented at UWE Drawing Research Symposium, Arnolfini, Bristol

Architectural drawing relies on long lasting traditions of projective abstraction. Often compared to such analogical processes of thinking as translation from drawing to building (Evans), these conventions define rules for constructing but also for f... Read More about Architectures of Drawing: critical drawing as spatial practice.

Liminality in narratives of integration: Articulation of digital ethnicity in social media use by migrants to Sweden (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Mitra, A., Evansluong, Q., & Diedrich, A. (2019, November). Liminality in narratives of integration: Articulation of digital ethnicity in social media use by migrants to Sweden. Paper presented at Organizing Migration and Integration in Contemporary Societies - OMICS Conference, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

Given challenging conditions in different parts of the world, it is no wonder that people undertake journeys to regions where they may feel secure, seek refuge, be able to acquire a livelihood, as well as carry on a type of living. Migration is there... Read More about Liminality in narratives of integration: Articulation of digital ethnicity in social media use by migrants to Sweden.

The politics and myth of the Untold Story: From personal liberatory practice to decolonial discourse (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Sobers, S. (2019, November). The politics and myth of the Untold Story: From personal liberatory practice to decolonial discourse. Paper presented at Decolonial methodologies: Arts, Politics, Europe, Body-politics Research Unit, Aarhus University, Denmark

This talk will discussed a journey in creative practice and deconstructing motivations of making - from the personal to the political and the blurs inbetween. Sobers discussed modes of using creative culture to challenge to the colonial centre, and e... Read More about The politics and myth of the Untold Story: From personal liberatory practice to decolonial discourse.

“Anthropological curiosity or mere prurience?”: Literary Pilgrimage and Unpacking the Tourist Gaze in Angela Carter’s ‘A Fertility Festival’ (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Crofts, C., & Ikoma, N. (2019, September). “Anthropological curiosity or mere prurience?”: Literary Pilgrimage and Unpacking the Tourist Gaze in Angela Carter’s ‘A Fertility Festival’. Paper presented at At the Crossroads of Doubt: Anthropology and Anglophone Travel Writing, Sorbonne University, Paris

Abstract: British novelist Angela Carter lived in Japan between 1969 and 1972, around the same time of Roland Barthes' visit, documented in Empire of Signs (1970). Unlike Barthes, however, Carter's was a gendered experience, and she claims that ther... Read More about “Anthropological curiosity or mere prurience?”: Literary Pilgrimage and Unpacking the Tourist Gaze in Angela Carter’s ‘A Fertility Festival’.

Intersections Exhibition 2019: Collaborations in Textile Design Research (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Morgan, L., Winters, A., O'Nascimento, R., & Woods, E. Intersections Exhibition 2019: Collaborations in Textile Design Research. 12 September 2019 - 14 September 2019. (Unpublished)

Intersections celebrates the breadth of creative collaborations in textile design research. Centred around the four themes of textiles and architecture, textiles and interactions, textile materialities and processes, as well as critical textiles, th... Read More about Intersections Exhibition 2019: Collaborations in Textile Design Research.

Days of Action (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Mosley, J., & Warren, S. (2019). Days of Action. [Video and still image documentation of series of individual and collective actions]. Exhibited at Tate Modern, London. 1 September 2019 - 1 September 2019. (Unpublished)

‘Days of Action’ is a series of works that responds to and exposes latent forces within the circulatory spaces of political and cultural locations. The series brings social logics from political demonstration and motion indebted to political language... Read More about Days of Action.

When the Prophet was angry with the Emperor: On Marcus Garvey's critique of Haile Selassie I, and the aligned legacy of both their logic (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Sobers, S. (2019, August). When the Prophet was angry with the Emperor: On Marcus Garvey's critique of Haile Selassie I, and the aligned legacy of both their logic. Presented at Do you Remember? Commemoration for Marcus Mosiah Garvey

Discussing the challenging moment in 1937 when Marcus Mosiah Garvey strongly criticised Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie for moving to Bath in the UK, to rally for support for Ethiopia's liberation from Mussolini's fascist invasion. Garvey attacked t... Read More about When the Prophet was angry with the Emperor: On Marcus Garvey's critique of Haile Selassie I, and the aligned legacy of both their logic.

Books of the future (2019)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. (in press). Books of the future. z.B. [zum Beispiel] [zum Buch] / [for example] [about books], autumn 2019,

Artists’ books have built and aligned their status according to the value of the printed book, so will arrive at their fate in parallel. If digital reading is going to be the majority method of the future, then how will physical books survive? And w... Read More about Books of the future.

The Intimate Archive: Rural Excursions in Drawing (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Banou, S. (2019, June). The Intimate Archive: Rural Excursions in Drawing. Paper presented at Frascari Symposium IV, The Secret Lives of Architectural Drawings and Models: From Translating to Archiving, Collecting, and Displaying, Kingston School of Art, London

In the Summer of 2017 I spent a week in a store in Shatwell Farm, situated in a North Somerset valley. Redesigned in 2014 by Hugh Strange in 2014, the barn is home to the collection of drawings, models and other architectural paraphernalia that Drawi... Read More about The Intimate Archive: Rural Excursions in Drawing.

Digging up the past (2019)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. (in press). Digging up the past. Printmaking Today,

A new series of collaborative artists' books by Tamar MacLellan & Philippa Wood explores the contents of our gardens

Lost Cinemas of Castle Park, Digital Curation and the City (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Crofts, C. (2019, January). Lost Cinemas of Castle Park, Digital Curation and the City. Presented at The Digital City of Culture: Research Development and the Digital Ecology of Coventry 2021, University of Coventry

Presentation for Coventry City of Culture 2021, invited, plus fee and expenses.