Announcing the launch of Photomediations: An Open Book

Photomediations: An Open Book from Photomediations Machine on Vimeo. I’m a little delayed uploading this post but hey we are still… … pleased to announce the launch of Photomediations: An Open Book. The project redesigns a coffee-table book as an online experience to produce a creative resource that explores the dynamic relationship between photography and other media. Photomediations: An Open… 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 →

Becoming a Trustee

Nearly a year ago I was approached by Brett Rogers, Director at The Photographers’ Gallery to see if I would interested in becoming a Trustee at the Gallery. Well an inordinate amount of coffees and wonderful meetings later with Brett, Scott Mead (Chair), Diana Donovan (yes that right Terence’s wife), Melanie Manchot (artist) and Michael Mack (Mack Books) I was… 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 →

Launched today: Open Education book

I’m proud to have been able to play some small part in seeding the idea for this project, getting it off the ground and providing direction early on. The real credit now however, firmly lays with my colleagues Prof. Gary Hall, Pauline van Mourik Broekman, Ted Byfield, Simon Worthington and Shaun Hides. Open Education: A Study in Disruption explores the… 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 →

Slide deck from National Photography Symposium #NPS6

NEWFOTOSCAPES: A case study for new business models from Jonathan Shaw   This slide deck is hyper-linked throughout, please use it to navigate it’s content. Any questions please ask, if you want to find out more then please follow #newfotoscapes on twitter or dive right on into the NEWFOTOSCAPES book online or download the ebook or buy the ‘beautifully designed‘ book. Finally, if you… Read more →