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Red moon diaries conference presentation (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Banks, L. (2018, September). Red moon diaries conference presentation. Presented at Reinventing, rethinking and representing the Menopause: Beyond the Interdisciplinary Paradigm

A screening of the Red Moon Diaries Film and a presentation about the research and methodology of the film including the Red Moon exhibition and event.

‘Wrecked on the Intertidal Zone’: Documenting an investigative arts project on the environmental destruction of the Thames Estuary (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Oldham, A. (2018, July). ‘Wrecked on the Intertidal Zone’: Documenting an investigative arts project on the environmental destruction of the Thames Estuary. Paper presented at Avanca Cinema-International Conference 2018

“Wrecked on the Intertidal Zone” is a gallery of fifteen short films that document a multi-layered investigative arts project exploring the changing ecology, society and industry of the Thames Estuary. As this subject matter presented a significant c... Read More about ‘Wrecked on the Intertidal Zone’: Documenting an investigative arts project on the environmental destruction of the Thames Estuary.

Wrecked on the Intertidal Zone : Screenworks / Digital Ecologies and the Anthropocene (2018)
Journal Article
Oldham, A. (2018). Wrecked on the Intertidal Zone : Screenworks / Digital Ecologies and the Anthropocene. Screenworks, 8(2),

This paper develops the research outcomes of the Wrecked on the Intertidal Zone project, drawing out some of its key themes in relation to the online Screenworks volume "Digital Cultures and the Anthropocene".

Forgotten Places (2017)
Digital Artefact
Oldham, A. (2017). Forgotten Places

Forgotten Places is a short documentary film that explores the architectural history of the Spanish Civil War in Barcelona. In particular, the film follows local tour guides Nick Lloyd and Catherine Greenleagh and the Spanish Civil War tour that they... Read More about Forgotten Places.

A review of the Malaysian film industry: Towards better film workflow (2016)
Thesis
Dim, A. R. (in press). A review of the Malaysian film industry: Towards better film workflow. (Thesis). University of the West of England

Abstract This thesis investigates the existing film workflow processes in Malaysia and aims to explore, review and reflect on the expectations, experiences and preferences and problems experienced by practitioners in the Malaysian film industry. Par... Read More about A review of the Malaysian film industry: Towards better film workflow.

Storytelling in the newsroom: An investigation into practice-based learning methods in the training and employment of tomorrow’s journalists (2016)
Journal Article
Evans, M. (2016). Storytelling in the newsroom: An investigation into practice-based learning methods in the training and employment of tomorrow’s journalists

Abstract: In order to prepare students for a career in journalism, teaching must be done through practice-based learning. The integration of theory, practice and reflection as advocated by Kolb (1984) provides a solid pedagogical framework for cours... Read More about Storytelling in the newsroom: An investigation into practice-based learning methods in the training and employment of tomorrow’s journalists.

Red moon diaries (2016)
Digital Artefact
Banks, L. (2016). Red moon diaries

Red Moon Diaries is a collaborative community art film project that explores the everyday lives of women experiencing the menopause through personal diary writing and performance. Made with financial assistance from the Centre for Moving Image Resear... Read More about Red moon diaries.

Red Moon workshop (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Banks, L. (2015, November). Red Moon workshop. Presented at Red Moon workshop around the menopause

A discussion and research workshop for women around issues concerning the menopause, used as preparation and research for the film Red Moon Diaries.

Self-portraiture and portraiture in the dialogic moment (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Sobers, S. (2015, June). Self-portraiture and portraiture in the dialogic moment. Paper presented at Gender Recalled

This presentation will be an autoethnographic exploration of personal and public approaches to memory, reparation and reconciliation within implicit gendered contexts. Discussed will be personal art works ranging from my confessional works, activist... Read More about Self-portraiture and portraiture in the dialogic moment.

Drawing on Topolski (2014)
Digital Artefact
Oldham, A. (2014). Drawing on Topolski

The Topolski Residency programme enabled six young artists to embark on a series of workshops in reportage drawing in and around the streets of London. The residency was inspired by renowned Polish emigre artist Feliks Topolski who, working from his... Read More about Drawing on Topolski.

African Kinship Systems: Emotional Science – Case Study: The Fate of the SS Mendi (2014)
Digital Artefact
Sobers, S., & Mitchell, R. (2014). African Kinship Systems: Emotional Science – Case Study: The Fate of the SS Mendi

This film commemorates the fate of the SS Mendi, transporting South African Labour Corps troops to join the WW1 war efforts on the front lines in France. On 21 February 1917, just twelve miles off the coast of the Isle of Wight from leaving Cape Town... Read More about African Kinship Systems: Emotional Science – Case Study: The Fate of the SS Mendi.

Being a man (2014)
Digital Artefact
Sobers, S., & Townson, S. (2014). Being a man

Before being approached to make this film I had heard of muscular dystrophy, but the name Duchenne was new to me. On reading up about the condition, and listening to the audio interviews with the 20 men who talked to the researchers, I was struck by... Read More about Being a man.

Drawing on Topolski : An exploration of the relationship between reportage drawing and documentary filmmaking (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Oldham, A. (2014, July). Drawing on Topolski : An exploration of the relationship between reportage drawing and documentary filmmaking. Paper presented at AVANCA | CINEMA 2014

I am in the process of making a short documentary film called “Drawing on Topolski”, which follows the story of a residency programme for young illustrators that has been inspired by the memory of the renowned Polish emigre artist Feliks Topolski. Th... Read More about Drawing on Topolski : An exploration of the relationship between reportage drawing and documentary filmmaking.

Drawing on Topolski: Reflecting on interdisciplinary practice as research (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Oldham, A. (2014, July). Drawing on Topolski: Reflecting on interdisciplinary practice as research. Paper presented at NAHEMI Talking Shop, British Film Institute, July 2014

I am in the middle of the offline edit of a short documentary film,“Drawing on Topolski”, which will follow the story of a reportage drawing project inspired by the legacy of the Polish émigré artist Feliks Topoloski. This paper will trace the evolut... Read More about Drawing on Topolski: Reflecting on interdisciplinary practice as research.

Documentary made sustainable: The Bristol bike project, from grassroots workshop to globalised audience (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Oldham, A. (2012, September). Documentary made sustainable: The Bristol bike project, from grassroots workshop to globalised audience. Paper presented at Documentary & the Environment

The Worldometers website (http://www.worldometers.info/) is based on a live / real time feed of a range of global statistics : its shocking evidence suggests that we are approaching a perfect storm of peak oil, climate change and a rapidly increasing... Read More about Documentary made sustainable: The Bristol bike project, from grassroots workshop to globalised audience.

The Bristol bike project: Acting local, going global (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Oldham, A. (2011, January). The Bristol bike project: Acting local, going global. Paper presented at Documentary Now 2011, University of Westminster

The short documentary film, ‘The Bristol Bike Project’ has had considerable success since its completion in November 2009 and has been screened in a number of prestigious international venues (see attached), as well as being translated into six diffe... Read More about The Bristol bike project: Acting local, going global.

Blood Cells - Feature Film
Digital Artefact
Young, B. (2015). Blood Cells - Feature Film

Blood Cells premiered to wide acclaim at the 2014 Venice Film Festival. The film premiered in the UK at the 2015 Edinburgh International Film Festival, where it was nominated for Best British Feature Film and alongside a nomination for Best Performan... Read More about Blood Cells - Feature Film.

Out of the mouth of babes: 6-11 years olds reflect on learning Black historical narratives
Digital Artefact
Sobers, S. (2015). Out of the mouth of babes: 6-11 years olds reflect on learning Black historical narratives

Working with children from Hannah More Primary School, Bristol, I brought together their reflections of working on an intensive week long Black history project with a groups of local artists. UWE BA Photography students documented the activities of t... Read More about Out of the mouth of babes: 6-11 years olds reflect on learning Black historical narratives.

Theatre within a theatre
Digital Artefact
Aston, J. Theatre within a theatre

Evoking the magic of Britain’s oldest working theatre – a scale model of the Bristol Old Vic, complete with peepholes and projections. The piece plays on a one-hour loop, revealing the set-up, take-down and performance of four shows from the theatre’... Read More about Theatre within a theatre.