Publications & Presentations

This is a list of my publications and events, around food and virtual worlds


Book author:
The Lake District and Cumbria in Recipes and Photographs (Dane Stone Publications, 3rd ed 2015; first published 2006)
Yorkshire: In Recipes and Photographs (Dane Stone Publications, 2011)

Book contributor:
Alimentazione, la sfida del nuovo millennio (contributor) (Gangemi Editore, 2015)
Living Words: An anthology of poetry (contributor) (Swarthmoor Hall Press, 2015)

Newsletter articles:
Community Cookbooks and the Culture of Recipe Sharing. Community Food and Health (Scotland), Issue 58, December 2011

Conference presentations:
Parkin, Moggy, Tharf and Thor: Evolving words, evolving foods. Presented at All in Good Taste – Regional Food in History and Archaeology, Regional Heritage Centre, Lancaster University, 21 October 2017

Conference organisation:
Food and Society: Third British Sociological Association Food Study Group International Conference, July 2012 (co-convenor)

Art and Virtual Worlds

Presentations and exhibitions:

The Comings and Goings of a Virtual Itinerant Wayfarer. Presentation at the NWCDTP Postgraduate Conference, Digital Humanities, Human Technologies, along with a continuous showing of Repeat Hikari in the entrance foyer. Salford University at MediaCityUK, 10-11 October 2018.

Future City: video art and the montage of virtualities and realities. Continuous showing of Future City in a bus. A part of the Visual Research Network Conference, Creative Image: Ways of Seeing, Representing and Reshaping Reality. Manchester University, 26-27 September 2018

Virtualisation of Past and Present: Art and the Salvage Narrative. Presentation at the After Fantastika conference. Lancaster University, 6-7 July 2018

Interface. Art exhibition of 23 artists organised and curated by neo:artists, at neo:gallery23, The Market Place, Bolton, 31 March – 20 May 2018

There is No Cure for Curiosity: Moving between worlds using machinima. Continuous showing of There is No Cure for Curiosity and Future City in a shipping container. In Mobile Utopia: Art and Experiments, an exhibition of the work of 13 international artists curated by Jen Southern, Emma Rose and Linda O Keeffe, as part of the Mobile Utopia: Pasts, Presents, Futures conference. Lancaster University, 2-5 November 2017

The Body and the Avatar, the I and the Other: Self creation in virtual worlds explored through machinima. Presentation at the AHRC NWCDTP conference, Exploring Identity: Between Being and Belonging. Included a showing of The Digital Pilgrims. Liverpool University, 25-26 October 2017

Autoethnographic Explorations of Virtual Worlds with Machinima. Presentation at the FASS Summer Conference. Lancaster University, 26-27 June 2017

Exploring Social Issues and Cultural Knowledge through Machinima. Presentation at the sIREN Conference: Arts and Digital Practice. Included a showing of Falling BetweenWorlds. University of Edinburgh, 30-31 May 2017

Public video/machinima showings

Innominate. Selected for Supernova Digital Animation Film Festival 2018. Denver, 22 September 2018

The Digital Pilgrims. Selected for Supernova Digital Animation Film Festival 2017. Denver, 23 September 2017

The Constant Falling. Show and talk for Oxen Park Cinema Club. January 2017

Our Music of the Spheres. Selected for Supernova Digital Animation Film Festival 2016. Denver, 24 September 2016

In publications

The Art & Mobilities Network Inaugural Symposium (2018), Instant Journal

WomenCinemakers Biennale 2018 Special Edition on Independent Cinema, Documentary, Dance Video, Experimental cinema and Video art. Tizzy Canucci, Official Selection for the work The Digital Pilgrims

Hopes and Fears (2015), The photographer subculture inside Fallout, GTA and Left 4 Dead (and Second Life). Interview by Richard Moss