Archive for May, 2011

RememberUs and Possessions

RememberUs and Possessions

Quick post on Future Everything gig. Jane, Mike and I set up the memory shed in the Oxfam Emporium, Oldham Street, Manchester on Tuesday. We’ve been collecting memories on to surrogate objects so that the things people buy in the Vintage shop along the street are ‘possessed’ by other peoples memories! Plus gave my talk […]


A rolling stone gathers no moss and other consumer conspiracies.

A rolling stone gathers no moss and other consumer conspiracies.

Taken from: Speed, C. (2011) A rolling stone gathers no moss and other consumer conspiracies. In Future Everything. Edited by Hemment, D. Published by Future Everything. In April 2010, a group of trans-disciplinary academics launched the web project www.talesofthings. The site offered a simple but novel approach to recording social histories and a playful critique […]


QR Video Projects

QR Video Projects

Updating on some projects that a few of us completed last year during the Edinburgh Film Festival and part of the New Media Scotland Atmosphere series. Atmosphere is one of the research programmes at Inspace, the digital┬álaboratory of New Media Scotland and the University of Edinburgh’s School of Informatics. First premiered at the 2010 Edinburgh […]