Centre for Digital Media Cultures

Digitally Lived Citizenship: role of social media for refugee integration

Talk by CDMC Visiting Fellow Hande Eslen-Ziya Thursday 11 July 2019, 3-4pm. In her talk, ‘Digitally Lived Citizenship: The role of social media for refugee integration in Norway, Sweden and the UK’, Hande Eslen-Ziya, who was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for Digital Media Cultures and the Responsible Futures, introduced her research on a new…

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The Death of Web 2.0, and other stories

Talk by CDMC Visiting Fellow Greg Singh Monday 8 July 2019, 3.30-4.30pm. In the contemporary media ecosystem of “always-on” culture, judgements are made quickly and impacts can be far-reaching; affecting our relationships, wellbeing, mental health and the health of our communities. Drawing from and synthesising communitarian ethics, recognition theory, STS approaches, and concepts from relational…

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Digital media, visual narratives of illness and public self-representation

Talk by CDMC Visiting Fellow, Rebeca Pardo Sainz Tuesday 2 July 2019, 2-3pm.     The arrival of the Internet and smartphones have given patients, family members and caregivers access to their own public representation. This seems to be providing the affected people with agency to transform the stigmatizing iconography of certain groups through self-referential images that…

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Mediated rapes: Politics and visualities in the digital era

Talk by CDMC Visiting Fellow Elisa Garcia Tuesday 2 July 2019, 1-2pm. How are social media and mobile technologies reshaping sexual violence? Why do perpetrators film sexual assaults? Why do people watch and share these violent sexual contents? One of the consequences of the widespread of social media and mobile technologies is the digitalization of rape;…

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Gaming and Urban: Empowering Communities

Talk by CDMC Visiting Fellow Mateja Rot Monday 17 June, 3.30-4.30pm. In her talk, Mateja Rot showcases her projects that address topics of the future commons, reclaiming the rights to the city and gamicipation, engaging communities in a creative visioning process, designing listening laboratories to cultivate human ability to hear and listen, and perceptive mapping. She shared…

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Digital Sound Workshop: Experimental Acoustic Holography with Professor Teri Rueb

The internationally renowned artist and scholar Teri Rueb who is Professor of Critical Media Practices at the University of Colorado was hosted by the University of Brighton’s School of Media, the Centre for Digital Media Cultures, and the Creative Sound and Music Research and Enterprise Group. She gave a workshop for postgraduate (PhD and MA) students and staff interested in…

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Change for the Machine: An XR Symposium

Helen Kennedy, Donna Close, Daniel Harley Friday, 24 May 2019, 10:30am – 6pm The event was co-sponsored by CDMC Change for the Machines is a symposium that drew together key critical thinkers and makers in order to materialize an emergent ‘Critical XR Studies’ network. We showcased critical research and practice to examine the design, production,…

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Marina Wainer – My fellowship at the Centre for Digital Media Cultures and the Centre for Spatial, Environmental and Cultural Politics

When I applied to the Visiting Fellowship of the Centre for Digital Media Cultures, I was already in Brighton, in residency with the interactive art group Blast Theory. Within those two-months at 20 Wellington Road, I started writing and making the very first experimentations of the work. The conceptual environment I wanted to anchor Wild…

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Wild Diplomacy: Artist Talk by Marina Wainer

Talk by CDMC Visiting Fellow Marina Wainer Thursday 23 May, 4.30-6pm The Centre for Spatial, Environmental and Cultural Politics and the Centre for Digital Media Cultures present a talk by Marina Wainer, a Paris-based multidisciplinary artist. For the last fifteen years, Wainer has been creating interactive installations anchored in space, creating a dialogue between bodies and environments, and…

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2051: What if natural elements had legal status

Workshop with CDMC Research Fellow Marina Wainer Monday 20 May 2019, 9.30am-3pm.   This workshop was organised for PhD students of the Centre for Digital Media Cultures and the Centre for Spatial, Environmental and Cultural Politics, and given by Visiting Research Fellow Marina Wainer, who was co-hosted by both Centres. This was a unique opportunity to attend a…

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