Reviving Kusunda

The Kusunda Project is a ground-breaking interdisciplinary collaboration between academic researchers and artistic expression, aimed at exploring the integrated use of multimodal storytelling and immersive visualisation for the revitalisation of the endangered heritage and language of the Kusunda Indigenous community in Nepal. By evaluating two works – an interactive virtual reality experience and a short ... Read more


Food is more than itself…it is identity, and culture, and history. It is the most important matter in our lives… it is transcendent. ~ Bill Buford FOOD, CULTURE AND IDENTITY IN IRELAND CIRCA 1550-1650 Exploring the period c.1550-1650, one of major economic development, unprecedented intercultural contact, but also of conquest, colonisation and war, it focuses ... Read more

The David Parr House Film Project

david parr house
by Cathy Elliott and Norma Silva In 1886 a small house in Gwydir Street, Cambridge was bought by David Parr, a working-class decorative artist. So began his forty-year project to decorate his modest home in the style of the grand interiors he worked on every day. After Parr’s death in 1927, his granddaughter Elsie Palmer ... Read more

Havens East Online Exhibition

Havens East
Telling the stories of the child refugees and those who helped them escape the Spanish Civil War Access the Online Storybook here. New Routes, Old Roots at Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) is an arts-based research network focusing on contemporary and historical experiences of exile and migration. In 2020, they received a National Lottery Heritage Fund ... Read more


Objects & Discoveries Portrait and soundscape driven project exploring migration Access the Online Storybook here. ‘Arriving at a new place’ is a core aspect of migration, but stories of arrival are not limited to the migration experience. We all have stories of arrival (e.g. school, workplace, new home) to tell, reflecting commonalities of human perceptions, ... Read more

Italia Terremotata

Italia Terremotata
This interactive documentary combines 3D visualisation and multi-modal storytelling to tell the story of Senerchia terremotata, that is, the earthquake that devastated the Irpinia region (South Italy) in 1980. Forty years after one of the most devastating earthquakes in Italian history, Italia Terremotata investigates its long-term impact on rural communities in Irpinia (South Italy). Italian ... Read more

The Crossing

Human Trafficking
The Crossing is a multi-screen and 2D screen interactive exhibition, which provided new interpretations and understanding of the black-market economy of sex trafficking through the journey of a trafficked woman. The emotionally charged project investigates the exploitation of hope and the black market economy of human trafficking through the story of a young girl sex ... Read more

Could Try Harder

Could Try Harder
An Audiovisual Investigation into Capturing and Creating a Shared Memory Experience   Sophie Jackson’s research investigates ‘memory moments’ through the capture and creation of shared memory experience. It utilizes school reports as artefacts to trigger central memory, documented through a process of participant interviews forming the basis of a series of individual films. In doing ... Read more

Algorithimic Signs

Algoritmic Signs
Tracing the Missing History of Computer Art Through Curatorial Practice Algorithmic Signs - Ernest Edmonds, Manfred Mohr, Vera Molnár, Frieder Nake, Roman Verostko, is a research project exploring the history of pioneering computational art conceived, researched and curated as a major exhibition by Dr Francesca Franco in collaboration with the Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa (Venice, ... Read more