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Architecture and algorithms in the composition of analogies.
(Ryerson University, 2006-06)
This paper presents an interdisciplinary approach to the composition of a piece for orchestra entitled Analogies. Composition involved the creation of musical analogies to structural characteristics found in architecture. ...
Almost, If Not Quite, As Good as the W.E.: On Sound Apparatus, 1929-1930
1929 and 1930 were years of concentrated change within the British film exhibition industry. Sound cinema had quickly established itself as the essential attraction of the time, and cinemas throughout the country swiftly ...
Directing The Kingsway Cinema, 1927
The Kingsway Cinema in King’s Heath, Birmingham, opened in 1925 as a super cinema to serve a localised, habitually attending audience. It showed second-run screenings at low prices, and handily out-performed its only local ...
Emotional labour and the pursuit of the personal brand: Public relations practitioners’ use of social media
(Intellect Ltd, 2011)
Public relations practitioners are encouraged to use their feelings and emotions at work, which Yeomans (2007: 218) describes as 'learning to please'. Executing the growing social media aspect of the public relations role ...
In search of a commons of centers - reviewing values and methods designed to assert benefit, harm or opportunity among uncommissioned visual urban practices
(Street Art & Urban Creativity, 2016-12)
Photographer Martha Cooper points out that artists and graffitists define street art as pictures and graffiti as words (Cooper, 2016). Meanwhile, municipal authorities, property and transport managers may tell us that ...
Living The Dream?
The Evaluation of Audio in Britain in Early Sound Cinema
The coming of sound was a swift and decisive moment in cinema history. In the space of half a decade, the paradigms for film production and exhibition underwent a sea change largely unparalleled elsewhere in the medium’s ...
The Tram and the Town
(Community Media Association, 2017-03-25)
This presentation was submitted as part of a panel discussion relating to the development opportunities associated with Small Scale Digital Audio Broadcasting.
Very British Types
An illustrated public talk and book signing, commemorating the centenary of Johnston’s lettering for London Transport, and the 90th anniversary of Monotype Gill Sans, accompanied by an exhibition of the Gill Sans wooden ...
The Conversion to Sound of the Kingsway and the Ideal Cinemas in King's Heath, 1929-1932
Business records constitute a fundamental source of primary empirical evidence, which illuminate the granular details that collectively form wider regional and national trends. Their rarity has meant that each discovery ...