Watch our full video of the Town Talk with Daito Manabe

Following the World Premiere of Daito Manabe’s COSMOS commission for Jodrell Bank’s Lovell Telescope at Bluedot festival, he joined us in July for our Town Talk to discuss the work. Developed in partnership with Abandon Normal Devices and SHIFT, this inaugural commission for COSMOS, a flagship international artist residency and

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Laurence Payot and ‘Living Sculpture’ featured in Sky News Swipe

Did you manage to catch ‘Living Sculpture’ this spring that we brought to Crewe train station Platform 6 waiting room? The artist behind the piece, Laurence Payot, is featured in this episode of Sky News’ technology show Swipe. Check out her work here as well as some other awesome digital

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Town Talk: Scanner – How to Make Art from Life

This July, ahead of his installation The Dreamer is Still Asleep, Scanner took over the Weave Town Talk to tell us all about how to make art from life… Catch the full recording of his talk, where he talks about who he is and what he makes, below. Over the

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Worlds Among Us: Call for Applications

Our partners FACT, together with Wysing Arts Centre, The Mechatronic Library and QUAD invite applications for Worlds Among Us, a two-part project to support artists to work with new digital technologies such as Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR) and Game-Engines. Deadline: Sunday 29 October. Philosopher Thomas Metzinger describes consciousness

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VR experience not to be missed

Virtual Reality Experience comes to Knutsford Experience the trial of Alan Turing and Arnold Murray interpreted from their point of view in the very courtoom setting where sentencing took place 65 years ago. The VR experience comprises three 360° narrative shorts told from various viewpoints. Members of the public are able

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Town of Crewe Recreated in Minecraft

A Digital artist has been working with young people in Crewe to create the town in Minecraft. Gemma May Latham has hosted CreweCraft workshops to encourage the youngsters to find out more about the town’s heritage using plans from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Funded by Heritage Lottery

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Film Extras & Courtroom Sketch Artist wanted: Knutsford

Virtual Reality and theatre performance to commemorate Alan Turing trial The father of the modern computer is to be celebrated with a play and exhibition in Knutsford. Fifty years after the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality and changes to gay rights in 1967, the trial of the mathematician and code-breaker, Alan Turing,

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