World Factory Data Expedition - A Digital Methods Development Workshop

7 February 2014, 10:30 - 17:00

Room 7, Faculty of History

Participants in this event will work with Dr Zoe Svendsen (Metis Arts and Faculty of English) and Dr Anne Alexander (CRASSH and Digital Humanities Network) to create a Digital Quilt for Metis’ new project, World Factory. Metis is working with Shanghai-based Chinese theatre director Zhao Chuan and his company Grass Stage to undertake the research and development for a series of performances in China and the UK.The Digital Quilt, a bilingual patchwork of historical and contemporary texts, images and videos, will help expose processes of textile production in 19th Century Manchester and China today, and act as a communication platform and research-sharing tool for international exchange and conversations between artists involved in the project.

The event is free to attend but pre-booking is essential. To register your place please click on the online booking  tab on this page.