Watch Wednesdays: Past Futures

‘Watch Wednesdays’ are a weekly drop-in screening and discussion group for UWE students run by the Visual Culture Research Group. The screenings focus on analysis of selected clips and are a chance  for students to develop their ideas and discuss theory in an interdisciplinary, cross – level, peer group.  In this series ‘Past Futures’, the group will be watching …

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Suze Adams research seminar: Ideas of Intimacy

This research seminar at Ravensbourne University London considered ideas of intimacy, in terms of personal relationships and family bonds through artist moving image and photography. Emotional expressions of love, loss and closeness were examined through issues of self-exposure, identity and ethical boundaries. There were presentations by FTN co-ordinators Suze Adams and Sally Waterman, alongside guest speakers Jane Prior and Sarah Pucill.Prompted by …

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Conference paper: Paul Hurley

Paul Hurley presented a paper on his performance-related research at the (Un)common Worlds Human-Animal Studies Conference in Turku, Finland in August 2018. It was co-authored with Angela Bartram from University of Derby and was called ‘“Does that mean I have to hump Monica?:” the sexual dynamics of a human / nonhuman dog pack’. The paper …

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Greenham Common project receives funding

Rachael Miles and Clare Johnson are involved in a project called ‘The Living Legacy of The Greenham Women – A Political Heritage Project’, which has recently secured funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The aim of the project is to celebrate the women of Greenham Common and ensure that their experiences are recorded as an …

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