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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...]

Bicycle Bloomer Making workshop I

I was invited to do a guest lecture by Ruby Hoette for Goldsmiths’ new MA fashion course. I suggested a DiY Bloomer Making Workshop and Ruby offered a whole day with the students. This was a great opportunity to experiment with this format and see if it worked. It did!

The event was held on [more...]

INCITE-ing Transformation in Social Research

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I gave a talk about my critical making practice at the recent INCITE seminar on Saturday 12th October – INCITE-ing Transformation in Social Research: Inventive dialogues between sociology, technology development and creative practice.

It brought together speakers from sociology, technology development, design and art history. Talks addressed the impact of the work [more...]

Conf #2: Sat 15th June – Brunch

A post-symposium brunch at Bills, in Islington, for participants who were still in town provided relaxed time and space to talk about the events.

Conf #2: Fri 14th June – Symposium

The full day Inventive Enactments of the Social symposium/workshop was held at the aptly named Centre For Creative Collaboration (C4CC) in Kings Cross. The C4CC is an initiative of the University of London, working in collaboration with the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Goldsmiths, University of London, and Royal Holloway, University of London. [more...]

Conf #2: Thurs 13th June – Public Lecture

Welcome and Introduction

I opened the lecture by welcoming the audience to the public lecture for Transmissions and Entanglements (there were about 40 people in the room, which was a great turnout). I set about framing the event, saying that this event ‘Inventive Enactments of the Social’ was the second in a [more...]

Conf #2: Participants

Goetz Bachmann | Senior Lecturer | Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths, London Genevieve Bell | Director of Intel’s Interaction & Experience Research, Portland Oregon Nerea Calvillo | PhD Candidate | Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths, London Rebecca Coleman | Sociology Lecturer | Lancaster University Paul Dourish | Professor Informatics | Information and Computer Science, UCI Jennifer Gabrys | [more...]

Conf #2: Poster

Conf #2: Inventive enactments of the social

Transmissions and Entanglements: Inventive enactments of the social was the second event in the project. A detailed writeup is here. This time it was located in London and was comprised of three events over three days.

1. Public Lecture Thursday 13th June Room 326, New Academic Building 17.00 – 19.00, followed by refreshments This event [more...]

Conf #1: Uses of inventive methods

Transmissions and Entanglements: Uses of inventive methods was the first event to launch the project. It was a half day symposium/workshop held on Monday 8th April at the School of Information and Computer Science, University of California.

The initial plan was to hold just one event, but co-ordinating teaching timetables, flights and diaries to [more...]