BUG 55 – Review
Jun04

BUG 55 – Review

Review of BUG 55 It has now been a decade since the first BUG show was held at the BFI Southbank in late April 2007. Hundreds of great music videos (and YouTube comments) later and Adam Buxton returned to the BFI for a new edition of BUG, sharing creative music videos and internet viral fun. The guest for this edition was one of the greatest ever British music video directors – WIZ. WIZ has directed videos for some of the...

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BUG 53 – Review
Nov11

BUG 53 – Review

Review of BUG 53 The bi-monthly round-up of the most creative and cutting edge music videos, BUG, returned for its 53rd edition. This was the last show of 2016 and Samuel Fry was there to review it. The final BUG of 2016 capped off a year of 4 different BUG shows, plus a number of David Bowie specials. 2016 has been a tough year for a number of reasons (the death of Bowie being just one of them), but Adam Buxton and the BUG show...

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Futurefest 2016 – Review
Sep25

Futurefest 2016 – Review

FutureFest explored how we’ll love, work, play and thrive The third FutureFest, a unique festival hosted by innovation foundation Nesta, took place this weekend. Samuel Fry reflects on the talks and debates about the future of love, work, play and thriving. I have been to both of the previous two FutureFest events. Each event brought to life the trends and technologies that will shape our future and this year’s event was...

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TECHnique – Artists, Practice and Technology
Aug18

TECHnique – Artists, Practice and Technology

Exploring how technology is affecting the arts At TECHnique 4 artists told their stories, explained their choices and the lessons that they have learned when using technology. How have artists changed their methods over the last 5, 10 and 20 years? This was the question on the lips of those that attended Create Hub’s first ever event – TECHnique. Held at Google’s Campus London, TECHnique featured four artists who...

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Tug Life 2 – Review
May11

Tug Life 2 – Review

Tug Life II – Digital vs Real Life How is Digital life affecting real life? Samuel Fry reviews Tug Life 2, held at 133 Shoreditch. An industrial room dressed with raw brickwork, a concrete floor, good coffee and around 60 people all ready to hear about the impacts of the digital age. It had to be Shoreditch, 133 Shoreditch to be precise and more specifically it was the return of Tug Life: an event that asks “How is Digital life...

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EGX Rezzed 2016 – Review
Apr12

EGX Rezzed 2016 – Review

A video games expo featuring many attractions A three day event full of playable pre-release games from indie and AAA games companies, plus developer sessions, took place at the Tobacco Factory in London from Thursday 7th to Saturday 9th April. Samuel Fry writes about his experiences of the event. Everyone plays video games these days, right? I don’t work in the games industry. I don’t design, develop or promote games in...

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