Introductions

Hello! I'm Lucie, and I'll be taking over from Marianne as the SGSAH blogger for the next 6 months. I'm so excited to take on this post, although Marianne is certainly a tough act to follow. She has done an amazing job, sharing honest, funny and enlightening posts on what it is like to be an arts … Continue reading Introductions

GUEST BLOG: THE INCHCOLM PROJECT AND WORKING WITH OTHERS PT. 2

Earlier in the week we shared Part 1 of Mona Bozdog's reflections on her experience with the Inchcolm Project. Below is part 2 for your viewing pleasure! We Throw Switches, Andrew Dyce and Craig Fairweather, are a curation and production duo, based in Edinburgh, who specialise in bringing incredible video games and other wonderful digital … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: THE INCHCOLM PROJECT AND WORKING WITH OTHERS PT. 2

GUEST BLOG: The Inchcolm Project and Working with Others Pt. 1

This week's guest blog comes from Mona Bozdog, a second-year ARCS PhD candidate. As part of her PhD, which investigates the connections between video games and live performance, she designed a live performance that took as its starting point a video game, its design heuristics, aesthetics and mechanics. Mona took part in the Inchcolm Project, … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: The Inchcolm Project and Working with Others Pt. 1

Talking Animals, Disney and the Sympathtic Imagination

Hello fellow PhDers! I'm literally falling over myself trying to get through my to do list this week (having such issue with settling back to work post-Christmas, ugh!) and as such I've decided to share a blog from my website instead of writing a new one. BUT it's relevant, since Zootropolis (aka Zootopia) just won best animated feature at the … Continue reading Talking Animals, Disney and the Sympathtic Imagination

Guest Post: Getting to Know Your Subject: Human Rights Film Festivals under ARCS Studentship

This week's guest post comes from Alexandra-Maria Colta, a PhD researcher at the Universities of Glasgow and St Andrews, in partnership with the Document Film Festival. Her project is an Applied Research Collaborative Studentship (ARCS) and she has kindly shared some insights into the ARCS experience.  I think for many of us starting a PhD we first have to … Continue reading Guest Post: Getting to Know Your Subject: Human Rights Film Festivals under ARCS Studentship