Tag: Photography

Open Education Conference October 16-18th 2012, Vancouver

Jonathan will be joining his colleagues Shaun Hides, Pete Woodbridge and Matt Johnston to speak about their Open Media work at the Open Education Conference in Vancouver later this month. Jonathan will be talking about ‘Open Media: the Future’ where he will be linking together our recent and future uses of diverse tools and platforms– e.g. Blogs, Vimeo, Flicker, Abode DPS, iBooks,and… Read more →

Global Transmedia MOOCs

Global Transmedia MOOCS from Connected Learning Alliance on Vimeo.   This is a lovely summary from the HASTAC website; In this video, virtual community pioneer Howard Rheingold interviews Jonathan Shaw about the groundbreaking experiments in online, collaborative learning in the arts. Here’s a brief blog post from Howard introducing the video (plus, important relevant links): “Nearly two years before Peter… Read more →

Hurricane sweeping away old landscapes

  This was the piece Jonathan was asked to write for the “Photography as Art” special supplement published for The Times newspaper last week. It was lovely working with the supplement’s editor Sue Steward and many thanks for helping to condense it down into something that is hopefully interesting and informative. “Over the last few years, a hurricane has swept through… Read more →

Open Media: How to Give your Content Away for Free and Still Survive in the Contemporary University

Jonathan is delighted to have been invited to Adobe’s Digital Media Education Summit in Istanbul this week. As one of the education experts he will be talking alongside his colleague Shaun Hides about the Open Media practice they have established at Coventry University. Jonathan will also be premiering the recent digital publications he has been developing as part of his… Read more →

Breaking the mould of Photography Education

“There are times when a cool breeze runs through a landscape and other times when a hurricane sweeps through destroying all before it, laying bare all without strong foundations. That hurricane creates a new landscape and new opportunities to build a fresh with new materials, new ideas and concepts. The last few years have seen just such a hurricane drive… Read more →

Rediscover the time-based possibilities of the photographic image

The Art of Strip Photography This new book by Maarten Vanvolsem proposes; “a new use of this forgotten art: a use in which the temporal terms ‘speed’, ‘rhythm’, and ‘pace’ are of more value than terms so often associated with photography such as ‘freeze’, ‘split second’, or ‘capture’. Within the book one can find more than thirty artists using the strip… Read more →

Jason Tilley Photographer in Residence talks to #PICBOD class

Photographer in Residence: Jason Tilley from CU Photography on Vimeo. With a big thanks to Jaskirt Dhaliwal production assistance. travelling across India ‘making portraits of the people I encountered along the way’. During his time with us Jason has also been talking about his relationship to his grandpa’s photographic collection who was a photographer  for The Times of India newspaper working from their offices in Bombay in… Read more →

The RPS Moving On: Promoting Photography & Education

  Jonathan was delighted to be invited to join the Royal Photographic Society Education Working Group. “We need to change the mood and the culture. We started to manage change within The Society’s Distinctions. Now we need to support that 21st century vision via our mission as an educational charity, with the stated aim of promoting the art and science of… Read more →

iPhone Photography App Launched

This is the first of three Apps that Jonathan is working on in collaboration with the Serious Games Institute for the Open Classes that he oversees in the Department of Media at Coventry University. The #phonar app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch landed in the App store yesterday afternoon and is now available to download for free here. The… Read more →