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CANCELLED UWE Bristol Talks: Reimagining Reading

Thursday 26 January 2017, 18:00 to 19:00

Due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Since the first computer screen flickered into life, forecasters and journalists have announced the end of print, the book and reading itself on a monthly basis. 

Join Tom Abba, Associate Professor of Art & Design at UWE Bristol, a writer and designer of both digital and physical books as he explores the landscape of contemporary digital texts, and discusses how books, and their readers, are changing in response to new technologies.

About Tom Abba

Tom Abba is Associate Professor of Art & Design at UWE Bristol, and a director of the artist’s collective Circumstance. His work, addressing interdependent digital/physical book experiences, has seen him collaborate with Neil Gaiman, Audrey Niffenegger, Jeff VanderMeer and Nick Harkaway on a variety of creative projects. He is co-investigator on Ambient Literature, a two year AHRC funded research project addressing situated storytelling practices. 

Free for UWE staff and students with ID, subject to availability. Tickets can be collected in person from Arnolfini Welcome Desk.

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