Jamie Shovlin: Widows and Orphans

In 2016 artist Jamie Shovlin spent time with the University of Lincoln’s School of Film and Media, Photography department and School of Social & Political Sciences as part of a residency run by Lincoln Voices. The result of this residency is a work called Widows and Orphans that retells history through fragmented chapters. From multiple versions and … Continue reading Jamie Shovlin: Widows and Orphans

Jamie Shovlin: Widows and Orphans (Chapter 15)

Widows and Orphans: Chapter 15 focuses on a time when the individual thought they had conquered and understood everything about the world, living in smug harmony in society.  From multiple versions and revisions of the school textbook A History of the Modern World, artist Jamie Shovlin took the underlinings and highlightings from generations of readers as … Continue reading Jamie Shovlin: Widows and Orphans (Chapter 15)

Jamie Shovlin: Widows and Orphans (Chapter 11)

Chapter 11 of Widows and Orphans by Jamie Shovlin makes up pages 92 – 112 of the school textbook A History of the Modern World. Jamie has used multiple editions of the book to find the underlining and highlighting left by previous generations of readers as the basis for the film’s script and structure. In Widows … Continue reading Jamie Shovlin: Widows and Orphans (Chapter 11)

DisObey: an interview with Jordan Baseman

Jordan Baseman’s new film, DisObey, is a portrait of ideas about the law, society and what governs our behaviour socially. Jordan is a visual artist and filmmaker. His work is research led and he uses recorded interviews, observations and archival material to create narrative-based, creative nonfiction in the form of single-screen films, sound works or … Continue reading DisObey: an interview with Jordan Baseman

Jamie Shovlin: Widows and Orphans (Chapter 5)

Power is a driving force in Widows and Orphans: Chapter 5. Associations at all levels of society gave individuals more power than acting alone, from the guilds of the working man through to the organisation of monarchy and finally the beginnings of parliament. From multiple versions and revisions of the school textbook A History of the … Continue reading Jamie Shovlin: Widows and Orphans (Chapter 5)

Jamie Shovlin: Widows and Orphans (Chapter 1)

  Widows and Orphans: Chapter 1 by artist Jamie Shovlin is an introduction to the history of the modern world, the birth of ancient civilisations and their relationship to land and time.   From multiple versions and revisions of the school textbook A History of the Modern World, Jamie took the underlinings and highlightings from … Continue reading Jamie Shovlin: Widows and Orphans (Chapter 1)

Our favourite inspiring TED talks

As applications open for Lincoln’s first TEDxYouth event, 1215.today finds inspiration from artists and speakers on how to deliver a brilliant TED talk. 1. First up, artist and host of TEDxYouth@BrayfordPool, Hetain Patel. Hetain’s TED talk has been watched over 2.5 million times. It’s intelligent, funny and above all, tells a human story. Hetain is … Continue reading Our favourite inspiring TED talks