James Sweeting

James Sweeting is the Programme Leader for MA Game Design in i-DAT and a lecturer in Game Studies. James is also a PhD Researcher with Transtechnology Research focusing on the implications of nostalgia upon the videogames medium and industry. With research interests including videogame industrial

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Toby Chanter

  Toby Chanter  is a PhD candidate at the University of Plymouth working between i-DAT and the School of Humanities and Performing Arts. Developing a multidisciplinary and experimental approach to immersive and interactive installation, his research interrogates the role of technology in the production of biomedical knowledge, and

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Blue Grindrod

Blue Grindrod is a speculative designer, multimedia artist and researcher whose work deals primarily with the aesthetics of the future human body and human cultural practices. Rooted in queer theory, mythos and post- and trans-humanist philosophy, their design ethos is one of play, of craft,

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Dane Watkins

Dane Watkins is a Lecturer in Illustration: Interactive Narrative and has over a decade’s experience of a research based, context-responsive practice that examines how conventional drawing and animation practices can be developed and shown in digital environments such as the web, computer driven installation, hand

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Melanie Morrell

Melanie Morrell has 20 years of experience within the creative sector of education, consisting of teaching, coordinated and running programmes with schools and FE/HE institutions. MM passion is Fine Art and she graduated with an MA in 2004. MM’s creative passion has given her the

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Annie Blanchette

Dr Annie Blanchette is a cultural researcher who works on identity, subjectivity, representation and embodied experience using ethnographic and participatory research methods. Whilst Annie’s past work dealt with the gendered body in consumer culture and ‘nostalgic’ contexts, she is increasingly interested in the embodied self

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Angelika Kolodziej

Angelika Kolodziej is a photographer, movie maker, mixed media practitioner and Plymouth University i-Dat student. Over the years, she participated as an artist in several exhibitions, gathered the experience as a curator, student representative, ambassador and Plymouth Art Weekender volunteer. Her photography practice concerns people,

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Jack Parnell

Jack is a master’s student on the MA Digital Art and Technology course at Plymouth University. He specialises in Game Design, working with software such as Maya, the Unreal Engine and the Adobe Creative suite. In the past he has completed the Undergraduate Honours course,

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Xiaorong Jia

Xiaorong Jia a MRes Digital Arts and Technology student in i-DAT at the University of Plymouth. Through research into 3D animation and virtual interactive games she explores the complex connections and interactions between the city, digital technologies and the public, and how these influence the

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