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Memory in the Wake of Atrocity

  • MadLab Edge Street Manchester, England, M4 1HN United Kingdom (map)

An evening of talks exploring how technology and the digital age is shaping our approach to remembering those lost to atrocity.

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+ DAN HETT

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Dan is an artist, creative technologist, and game developer. He will be talking about his current body of work, a series of experimental games exploring his experiences in the aftermath of the Manchester terror attack in which his brother was tragically lost.

Website: https://danhett.com/  Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/danhett Twitter: https://twitter.com/danhett

 


+ MATTHEW BOSWELL

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Matthew is a research fellow at Leeds University and will be discussing his projects exploring the future of Holocaust memory in the digital age. His work includes Interactive Testimony, a series of interactive holograms of Holocaust survivors, and Virtual Holocaust Memoryscapes, a research project developing immersive virtual environments of Holocaust memorial sites.

Matthews academic profile: Here  Virtual Holocaust Memoryscapes: Here  Twitter: https://twitter.com/drmattboswell


+ SARAH UNWIN

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Sarah is the founder of The Death Forum and has an interest in how technology and digital culture is changing our relationship with death. She will be opening the event with an overview of recent notable news and developments in this area, and giving an introduction to the events theme.

Website: http://www.sarahunwin.com  Twitter: https://twitter.com/sarahunwin


+ ACCESSIBILITY

- The venues main entrance is on the ground floor but has two steps to contend with, an accessible side entrance with a ramp is easily available and can be accessed on the evening. But, If you would like to access this side entrance we ask that you please contact us via the details below and you will be welcomed at the door to ensure you can enter with ease. 

- The event is seated, and sound will be amplified. Should you require a wheelchair space or a reserved seat near the front due to visual impairment please contact us via the details below and this will happily be arranged 

- Any accompanying carers will be entitled to a free entry, please contact us to reserve a free ticket.

If you would like to discuss any of the above or have any other queries about access of any nature please contact: sarahunwin@gmail.com


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The Death Forum: Grief