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Conf #3: Thurs 12th June – Symposium

The full day LIVE Transmissions: Critical conversations in crafting, performing and making symposium was held in 310NX Road as per the sewing workshop the day before. It was an invite-only event that brought together a total of 32 amazing people from last year’s symposium along with some new faces. Everyone was there because they are [more...]

Conf #3: Wed 11th June – Public Talk

The full day Bloomer Making Workshop was followed by the second event on the Live Transmissions program – A Public Talk by Jackie Orr, Associate Professor of Sociology at the Maxwell School, Syracuse University.

I was delighted to have Jackie perform her piece Slow Disaster at the Digital Edge as part of the official launch [more...]

Conf #3: LIVE Transmissions program – 11-14th June

Bikes & Bloomers launch – Friday 13th June

And more event news – The Bikes & Bloomers exhibition launch poster is out:

Women in tech – an ISTC and Intel panel, NYU

I am very pleased to be invited to be part of this upcoming event. There is an exciting line up for both panels. I am in the second one on Women in maker/hacker culture.

Women in Tech: An Intel Center for Social Computing and FemTechNet Collaboration Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Auditorium, Sheila C. [more...]

Talk: Dresses & Data – Methods for making archival materials matter

I’m very pleased to be asked to speak at the Goldsmiths Design & Social Science seminar series 2013-14. The theme this year is Data Practices:

This year the Design and Social Sciences Seminar Series explores the burgeoning analytical interest and methodological preoccupation with ‘data’ and the shifting terrain of data practices across design and social [more...]

Seminar: Genevieve Bell – Learning from the light: the stories we tell about infrastructure and why they matter

I’m very pleased to be hosting a talk by Genevieve Bell as part of the 2014 ‘Transmissions & Entanglements’ Seminar series:

Learning from the light: the stories we tell about infrastructure and why they matter

In this talk, Dr Genevieve Bell will continue her historical explorations of early technologies and infrastructures and [more...]

2013 4S – Society for the Social Studies of Science

I’m giving a paper with Laura Forlano at the upcoming 4S – Society for the Social Studies of Science in San Diego, October 9-12. She will present it on our behalf as I unfortunately cannot make it to the US due to teaching commitments.

Title: Globally local, digitally material and the amateur professional: [more...]