Archives: Projects

  • The essence of the piece was an intense interaction of human and machine through a new musical performance work. (read more)
  • The researchers believed that during this time the tools we were creating to respond to ‘the new normal’ had the capacity to further cement telepresence into our lives and to move further away from social communication. It was a time in which all of us were thinking afresh about how we live well with distance. (read more)
  • Unresolved, conflicts around individual identity, peer group pressure, gender roles and religious and cultural traditions can undermine family relationships and people’s mental well-being. As one Somali parent recently opined, worries about children succumbing to gang culture and drug use can lead to parents sending children to madrassas after school, leaving no time for parents and children to get to know one another.  (read more)
  • Léon Brunschvicg was a Jewish philosopher persecuted for his heritage. In the post-war period, his emphasis on idealism was sidelined as insufficiently materialist by the mainstream Marxist philosophers in France. By focusing on this thinker, the researchers address a thinker unjustly maligned and largely ignored in the Anglophone world. (read more)
  • The researchers believed that Brexit had laid bare a number of the cleavages across different communities in Bristol, producing new (and reproducing old) anxieties about immigration, racism, class, and the so-called 'left-behind'.  Their aim was to work with different communities and practitioners in Bristol to identify these cleavages and also to develop innovative and immediate but also lasting strategies to alleviate them. (read more)
  • “Our garden in St Pauls is not only the patches of land that we are symbolically reclaiming from years of neglect as rubbish dumps and drug needle debris. It is the individuals and communities who daily engage in a fight to extricate their lives from white supremacist subjugation. Our plan is to deliver a physical… (read more)
  • The project will bring together the personal archives of an artist (feelings, memories, stories, performances), archives, academic research, and the experiences, rememberings and reactions of the community to find new ways of understanding and talking about moments of ‘repression and silence’ and their effects (read more)
  • Echoes of the Port is an experimental soundscape which aimed to bring to life the multilingual history of the Bristol city docks. (read more)
  • The research team want to encourage all families in our cities with young children to ‘Find your village’ - to make confident connections with other people around them, so that parents can de-stress and solve problems, and their children grow up happy, confident and achieving good things without need for child development and disability services. (read more)