Active Halloween in Crewe

SHIFT is involved in some fantastic activities to get you up and about in Crewe this Halloween. First up is the App-based Adventure Trail Every day until the 29th October you can download the ‘Mobile Adventures’ App and scan the code for your day. Explore the Town Centre and complete

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COSMOS 2017 – Celestial Frequencies at bluedot

This summer as part of the bluedot festival we co-commissioned award winning Tokyo-based Media Artist, DJ and Programmer, Daito Manabe and Rhizomatiks Research for the COSMOS flagship international artists commission and residency at Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics. COSMOS invites an international artist to create a new audio-visual work developed

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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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Free entry for Cheshire East residents at our Dreamy Digital Discoveries Day at Little Moreton Hall

A day exploring digital arts at one of Cheshire’s oldest properties proves you’re never too old to discover new techniques. On Saturday 14 October, Little Moreton Hall is hosting a digital discovery day in partnership with Cheshire East Council’s SHIFT festival. Workshops will be led by international composer and sound

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Join the SHIFT Team with FACT FUTURES: Learning Technologist

SHIFT and FACT are looking for an innovative and creative Learning Technologist to join the team. We’re excited to be working in partnership with FACT Liverpool to deliver a new phase of activity offering skills development workshops across the borough. We are looking for a new Learning Technologist with skills

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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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The Courthouse – a short history: Regina V Turing & Murray

The Courthouse Hotel is home to SHIFTs new commission with Re-Dock as part of Heritage Open Days Unsung Stories, recreating the trial of Alan Turing and Arnold Murray in the orginial courtroom where it took place 65 years ago through Virtual Reality (VR) and live perfomance. The Courthouse is an incredible

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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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Virtual Reality Brings New Perspective On Turing Trial

Virtual Reality and theatre will come together in a new artwork for Knutsford, commissioned by Heritage Open Days to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality and changes to gay rights with the Sexual Offences Act of 1967. The exciting production is a collaboration with SHIFT (Cheshire

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