Cycling in Augmented Space

A contribution to the Cycle City/Active City: Bradford Conference, 11-12 May 2017. “How games, real-time apps, augmented reality and digital & sensory media displays are influencing the cycling experience.” Authors: Patrick Allen (School of Media Design and Technology, University of Bradford) and David Robison (Capital of Cycling, Bradford). The Cycling Go! app: concepts and prototype.…

What’s the connection between Space Syntax and Agent-Based Modelling?

I don’t usually get this technical when sharing ideas on this blog. That said, I have given myself this highly conceptual but engaging conundrum (that’s just how I roll). In conversation with colleagues at the Bartlett’s Architecture School (UCL) a methodology, called “Space Syntax”, one that we are being encouraged to adopt in our experiments with…

Visuality and the Media Archaeological Body

Early in September I presented a paper at the conference “Archaeologies of Media and Film” hosted by the University of Bradford and National Media Museum. Title ‘City of Tiny Lights’: visuality and the media architectural body Abstract This paper develops a long standing interest visual theory and visuality as it relates to the experience of…

Literacies, visual or otherwise

On Wednesday 12th November gave a talk on “Literacies, visual or otherwise” for the Visual Methods Research Group at Bradford University. This research seminar was my first attempt at expanding some of the material in my previous work on Visual Literacy. An attempt to consider other areas and especially where the term “literacy” has been…