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Natalie Chan – Sign Language As Performing Art

The beauty of language is often remarked upon, usually heard but rarely is it seen. Natalie Chan travelled to our stage from Dorset to tell us how the Hong Kong Sign Language Musical Theatre gives hearing and speech impaired people … Continue reading

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Michelle Cioccoloni – Bigger Pictures

As Michelle Cioccoloni sat sketching the crowds at David Hockney’s recent exhibition at the Royal Academy she found her biro and paper drawings getting bigger – but not taking up more space; they were taking in more time. In her … Continue reading

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Caitlin Greenwood – It’s all just ancient history

Ancient history is interesting. It’s a great source of stories and more historical fiction than you can fill a library with. But it shaped our world, from our governments and to our hallway floors. Caitlin Greenwood wants us to remember … Continue reading

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Sam Phippen – Games, Gamers and Gaming

Gaming is no longer the preserve of solitary teenagers lurking in bedrooms. It’s a global, mobile activity more people take part in than perhaps even the participants themselves realise! For his excited second talk at Ignite Bristol, Sam Phippen wanted … Continue reading

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Michael Harratt – Art in Science. Fluorescence Microscopy

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4Nv-exKZF8] If pondering modern art is not for you, how about marvelling at the art of the everyday process? Michael Harratt presents a series of remarkable images that reveal the internal goings-on of cells, from those that glue us … Continue reading

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Gill Nicol – Contemporary Art. Why Bother?

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIwRtT1nR5M] What does art mean to you? Is it inspiring or infuriating? If you’re the type of person who wonders how to relate to a black bin bag on the floor of a gallery then Gill Nicol understands your … Continue reading

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