[EVENT] #TrollingtheArtist with @MsMapes and @NatashaCaruana. A @RedEyeNetwork Event

I've just returned from an interesting, and challenging evening at RISE Manchester, at an event organised by the RedEye Photography Network. I was asked to chair the session, in which photographic artists Sarah Maple and Natasha Caruana discussed their work, and the impact of trolling - both being trolled, and being the troll, has impacted their work as they seek to provoke conversation and discussion. I introduced the artists, largely drawn from the biographies they had…

Thinking about Thinking Digital #TDCMCR

For the last few years I've managed to attend Thinking Digital in Newcastle ... and I don't think I've ever heard a duff session at one, and definitely some mind-triggering sessions! So, when I heard it was coming to Manchester, which I've just moved to, that was good, and when my work offered me a ticket, even better! (Cover photo Thomas Jackson Photography) Monday Afternoon A tradition of Thinking Digital is that there are workshops…

#BIGRead14: Love

#BIGRead14 So, for me, Lent starts today. I had no understanding of Lent before I started working with The Big Read 2010, aside it was something for which people gave something up, and I'm more keen on the idea of taking something up than giving up. It was 2-3 years ago that I gave up supermarket shopping for Lent (as in any of the big supermarkets) - which has had a long term impact on…
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