The Pixelated Revolution: The power of hand-held footage to change political narratives

Image Credit: Jmabels. Description: a Civil Rights Movement-era protest. Recently, as digital photography has become better quality and developed to look more and more like its analogue counterpart, an idea has formed: that the clearer and the higher the resolution of the image we are being shown is, the more reflective of reality it is. […]

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Garstang Museum closes public opening hours: how are museums moving towards the future of History?

Image Credit: Dezalb. Description: a tablet engraved with Egyptian hieroglyphs. Museums are a fantastic resource for many subjects. In Oxford, for instance, there is the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, the Oxford University Museum of Natural History (OUMNH), and the Museum of the History of Science, to name but a few. These places house […]

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Brand new international arts festival arriving in Oxford this June

Image Credit: Fachdozent-Description-Pottery “Handmade in Britain” was established in 2007 to provide a creative platform to support and promote design and craft talent in the UK. Their commitment to promoting the work of talented makers, designers, and craftspeople has already led them to establish annual events in Kew, Edinburgh, and Chelsea.  They also recently launched […]

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Five art and literature societies to look out for at the Freshers’ fair

Image Credit: Jaredd Craig Walking into the Fresher’s fair can feel like one of the most overwhelming aspects of the Freshers week experience. With limited time and endless enthusiastic stall-holders vying for your attention (“What do you mean, you’re ‘just not really into Ultimate Frisbee’?”), finding societies relevant to your interests is a challenging feat. […]

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