Category: Talk

Talking Photographic Futures

In his 2009 book After Photography, Fred Ritchin observes: ‘The digital revolution, if it truly is to be a revolution, will see the transformation of photography into a more expansive set of media strategies. The digital environment allows image makers to veer from a conventional, Newtonian view of the world, to one that considers countless views’. Nearly a decade later,… Read more →

The story of an experimental learning laboratory

  Disruptive Media Learning Lab A story of an experimental laboratory… 23-24th November 2017 World Education Congress Mumbai India In 2012, it could be said, that Coventry University had the ability to go online in a big way, instead however it sought to invest in its biggest asset – its students and academic staff. It had recognised the potential of… Read more →

Opening up Photomediations | Book | Edu | Exhibition

Opening up Photomediations | Book | Edu | Exhibition from Jonathan Shaw   This is the slide deck from the presentation I gave for the Cultural Heritage: Reuse, Remake, Reimagine Conference 21-22 November 2016, held at the Hamburger Bahnhof Museum, Berlin. The slides provide a whistle stop tour through our work over the past 3 years; from the motivations, our… Read more →

A disrupted media learning landscape

Digital Public Services: Designing and Delivering User-Centric Services Thursday 12th November 2015 Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester, UK Summary of my talk… What happens if academia critically adopts the business concept: ‘disruptive technologies’? Is it, as the established-dominant form, truly vulnerable in a globally connected world to tech-enabled nimble start-ups? The Disruptive Media Learning Lab opened in 2014 as a semi-autonomous… Read more →

Sharing techniques to enhance student satisfaction

Looking forward to BETT 2016… privileged to be invited to talk at this key moment in the year where the future of education technology is brought to the UK. We will be sharing some of the ‘open’ techniques we have championed, developed within the Media Department and now are at the core of our work within the Disruptive Media Learning Lab at… Read more →

NEWFOTOSCAPES tours to the South West

NEWFOTOSCAPES tours to the South West 29th January 2015 IC Visual Lab, Bristol, UK IC Visual Lab is a truly engaged community initiative run by Alejandro Acin and Dan Bosworth, in Bristol. Bristol holds some truly wonderful memories for me, it introduced me to the amazing world of Photography and Video, influenced and guided by Professor Jon Dovey (although not… Read more →

Why Open works for me…

Open Access Roadshow: NEWFOTOSCAPES from Jonathan Shaw   This is my slide deck from the SPARC Europe organised Open Access Roadshow that we hosted recently in our new Disruptive a Media Learning Lab. I was asked to give a short talk sharing my recent experiences of working with open access for my publication NEWFOTOSCAPES with the Library of Birmingham and… Read more →

Introducing Birmingham Open Media

Creative Pie Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, UK 14th November 2014 Introducing Birmingham Open Media (BOM) I was delighted to be asked to talk about a brand new initiative that I am lucky enough to be involved with. Last year Karen Newman (formerly of Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool and FACT, Manchester) and joined Coventry to be one of our new Research Fellows… Read more →

Adobe Education Summit: Creativity in Education

Adobe Education Summit: Creativity in Education Ravensbourne, London, UK 4th November 2014 The Adobe Education Summit provides a great opportunity to learn about the latest trends in creative tools and explore ways to shape the future of creativity in higher education. This talk will use on a biographical narrative to introduce a range of problems, challenges and experiments that led… Read more →