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Souvenir, Sunday Night, Monday Morning, NYC

June 24, 2013 by

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How can you know a city?  How can you take a piece of the city home with you? This is the question we asked ourselves in New York. And, we’ve decided to do an Oxford Road style experiment to try and capture an inkling of the grid layout of Manhattan. We are staying right in […]

Manchester Histories – a #histonauts2 journal @mcrhistfest

March 5, 2012 by

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Recently I’ve been drawn to the sweets spot where fantasy and reality meet – where better than in game? I’ve lived and worked in manchester over half my life now but never really fully explored its history in any depth. Over the past week or so, however, as a Histonaut, playing a game at the Manchester […]

Citizen Archiving :)

July 2, 2011 by

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This morning we came across a great @mcrarchives mapping manchester project via @foodiesarah which is encouraging people to collectively map manchester’s history by adding historical photos to a map of Manchester. This caused us to return to look at the public Oxford Road flickr map that we set up a while back . We joyfully discovered that people have […]

The Archive Storyboard

June 15, 2011 by

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To storyboard the film to help us shoot and edit the film, we returned to the Archive+ and the amazing Local Image Collection. Through these sources, we were able to lay down in photographs the strip of Oxford Road featured in the film. This was a really interesting process where photos were mixed up chronologically […]

Incidental archive

June 10, 2011 by

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After some time researching and brainstorming the concept into a film piece, filming and editing on the Oxford Road project has stepped up in the last month. We decided in the end to not create a poetic narrative (although this could be part of a future development). The film will be showcased alongside Cote D’Azur […]

Some Notes

February 13, 2011 by

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Manchester remains an archetype for the complex encounter between memory and renewal with its ever-changing skyline. Over the last 50 years, Manchester has undergone a huge number of physical changes and continues to intertwine rich potential within the city. One example is the future combination of Cornerhouse and The Library Theatre Company, a cultural recombination with the potential […]

Welcome and a bit of History

January 12, 2011 by

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We started this blog to explore Oxford Road in Manchester, England and the transition it will undergo over the next couple of years and beyond as two cultural organisations, the BBC and Cornerhouse, move from their prime location, on Oxford Road. You can find out more about this and us here. We both live just […]