Curating Europe’s Futures

Curating Europes’ Futures is a collaboratively-organised discussion series which explores contemporary curatorial and artistic practices that have critically addressed themselves to the processes of socio-economic restructuring, identity politics, gender dynamics and cultural policies within ‘post-bloc’ Europe. The series will look to curatorial practices as they have evolved within the shifting and uneven economic and socio-political … Continue reading

Wake: Samantha Clark exhibits in Tasmania

Samantha Clark, Reader in Digital Art, writes: ‘Felt Presence’ explores artists’ responses to the stories of female convicts transported to the penal colony of Van Diemens’ Land in the 19th Century. Just a couple of minutes walk from my front door is the wharf at Leith, the departure point for the ship that took the … Continue reading

Bullet Catch

Bullet Catch – on tour in the UK and the US in spring 2013 Directed by Lecturer in Performance, David Overend Written and performed by Associate Lecturer, Rob Drummond A stunt so dangerous Houdini refused to attempt it, the Bullet Catch has claimed the lives of at least 12 people since its conception in 1613. … Continue reading

UWS Academics present #Glasgow2014 FE/HE Engagement Conference [prezi]

Check out the Using Social Media for Citizen Engagement: From London 2012 to Glasgow 2014 on Prezi

Jennifer Jones contributes to British Library Sport and Society site

Back in October I was asked by Gill Ridgley from the British Library to contribute a short article relating to social media and the Olympic Games for their special-issue website for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The article “Occupying the Olympic Games: Resisting 2012” has now been published on (a newly prepared) section … Continue reading

Delhi 2010 Flag Handover Ceremony Research Report (by @UWSCreative academics @dgmcgillivray and @gmp01)

From the Glasgow Life website: “The Delhi 2010 Flag Handover Ceremony (DFHC) was a project delivered by Glasgow Life on behalf of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC).  The Handover Ceremony took place on Thursday 14th October 2010 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi, and reflects the passing of responsibility for the … Continue reading

Lost Bodies: New Novel Selling Well on Both Sides of Atlantic

News just in … Lost Bodies, the new novel released just over two weeks ago by David Manderson, is selling well on both sides of the Atlantic. Which is surprising, considering it’s had no launch, publicity or marketing in the States… Is it the quality of the writing, the appeal of the subject-matter, or the … Continue reading

Lost Bodies Published

Lost Bodies, a novel by Dr David Manderson of the School of CCI, has just been published. Look out for the forthcoming launch at The Arches Theatre in Glasgow on 21 July, and at the Tchai Ovna Cafe on 23 July. More launches and publicity to follow.    

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