Media Culture and Practice

first year photowork

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06Nov2013

The first day at University: first year media and journalism/media culture and practice students rethink portraiture under the guidance of photography instructor Katy Smith in the photo studio. With fantastic results: http://mionamartic.wordpress.com/2013/10/01/pulp-fiction/

And one of the results:

Media Culture and Practice goes back to school!

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24Sep2013
In June 2013, we were invited to participate in Refresh - an event for refreshing film and media teachers' skills in digital media teaching - which was held at Watershed Bristol. The module Mediated Lives (Media Culture 1) was used as an example for how to make use of students existing social media and online skills as research tools. The workshop went down so well that we were asked to share more details about the course by several teachers in Bristol schools, and in July we went into Redland Green and did a workshop with sixth -formers about Twitter and mobile phones.

Sideways Looks 2013 website: student work and blogs....

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16Jun2013

Sideways Looks Reception, Philadelphia St Gallery

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16Jun2013

Sideways Looks 2013 - some pictures

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16Jun2013

Sideways Looks 2013 under construction

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07Jun2013


graduation shows 2013

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07Jun2013
Our two graduation shows open Friday 7th June. One is with the main Dept of Creative Industries show at Bower Ashton campus:

The other, a creative intervention in the heart of Bristol's shopping zone:


Watch this space for photos and videos!

student story

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24May2013

more new video work

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13May2013
Two more, and again very different!


A relentlessly inventive exploration of an extreme emotional state.


A witty, topical (and queasy) parodic commercial break...

new video work

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13May2013
Here is a selection from this year's best second year group video projects. They are very diverse in their topics and approach, but all engage creatively and critically with the contemporary world and our experience of it, and all do this through experiments with structure and imagery.


A dark yet comic allegory of the fate of the human in a technological world and upgrade culture. 


This project takes the form of online news, but offers a deeper analysis than that of mainstream journalism, making connections between entertainment, politics, war and media consumers.


On the surface, a sweet story of the life and loves of inanimate objects. It also offers a very different way of looking at everyday life.


A nightmarish near future world in which justice and reality TV are collapsed (warning: explores sensitive issues).