8 episodes

Welcome to the Site Sessions Podcast.

Site Sessions is a regular interdisciplinary discussion series, bringing together art, science, technology, philosophy and more. This podcast gives you the opportunity to hear some of the discussions that take place at Site Sessions events in Sheffield UK, and an extra behind the scenes discussion for further insight into the minds of our brilliant speakers.

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Welcome to the Site Sessions Podcast.

Site Sessions is a regular interdisciplinary discussion series, bringing together art, science, technology, philosophy and more. This podcast gives you the opportunity to hear some of the discussions that take place at Site Sessions events in Sheffield UK, and an extra behind the scenes discussion for further insight into the minds of our brilliant speakers.

    Ritual, with Annebella Pollen and Gemma Papineau

    Ritual, with Annebella Pollen and Gemma Papineau

    This is the latest in a series of podcasts recorded at Site Gallery's regular Site Sessions events. Site Sessions are monthly interdisciplinary gatherings, generally occurring on the last Thursday of the month. The current series explores the links between magic and technology.
    The theme of this one, recorded on Thursday 29th of November, 2018, is ritual. Hosted by Site Gallery's Digital Curator Leila Johnston, it features talks from world experts on two groups founded around the same time: historian Annebella Pollen, who researches the woodcraft/camping/spirituality fellowship the 'Kibbo Kift', and Gemma Papineau, who studies the millenarian community, the Panacea Society.
    The episode opens with a chat between the presenters. You'll then hear some extracts from their talks at the public event.
    Site Sessions is a City of Ideas project. For more information on Site Sessions and how to book, please visit sitegallery.org and follow @site_gallery on twitter and @sitegallery on Instagram.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Hypnosis and Belief with Sinead McDonald, Mark Pilkington and Nick Davies.

    Hypnosis and Belief with Sinead McDonald, Mark Pilkington and Nick Davies.

    This is the latest in a series of podcasts recorded at Site Gallery's regular Site Sessions events. Site Sessions are monthly interdisciplinary gatherings, generally occurring on the last Thursday of the month. The current series explores the links between magic and technology.
    The theme of this one, recorded on Thursday 8th of November, 2018, is belief and the body. Hosted by Site Gallery's Digital Curator Leila Johnston, it features writer/researcher Mark Pilkington of Strange Attractor Press, artist Sinead McDonald, and hypnotherapy practitioner Nick Davies.
    The episode opens with a chat between the three presenters, whose common interests include the location of the self, the power of ritual, and the mysterious states of consciousness.
    You'll then hear some extracts from their talks at the public event.
    Site Sessions is a City of Ideas project. For more information on Site Sessions and how to book, please visit sitegallery.org and follow @site_gallery on twitter and @sitegallery on Instagram.

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Magic and Creativity with Ashton Carter and Jade Fearnley

    Magic and Creativity with Ashton Carter and Jade Fearnley

    This is the latest in a series of podcasts recorded at Site Gallery's regular Site Sessions events. Site Sessions are monthly interdisciplinary gatherings, generally occurring on the last Thursday of the month. The current series explores the links between magic and technology.
    The theme of this one, recorded on Thursday 25th of October, 2018, is magic and creativity. Hosted by Site Gallery's Digital Curator Leila Johnston, it features Sheffield-based Bizarre Magic practitioner Ashton Carter, and Manchester-based improv impresario Jade Fearnley.
    This Halloween episode opens with a chat with Jade and Ashton about their intersecting interests, the value of improvisation in creativity, and their plans for the 'augmented seance'.
    You'll then hear some extracts from the public event, as participants open up and begin to take on the personalities of characters from old Sheffield. 
    Site Sessions is a City of Ideas project. For more information on Site Sessions and how to book, please visit sitegallery.org and follow @site_gallery on twitter and @sitegallery on Instagram.

    • 32 min
    Site Sessions Podcast

    Site Sessions Podcast

    The latest in a new series of podcasts recorded at Site Gallery's regular Site Sessions - monthly interdisciplinary gatherings, generally occurring on the last Thursday of the month in Sheffield. Featuring Sheffield's digital maven Emma Cooper, and game designer extraordinaire Holly Gramazio.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Site Sessions Podcast

    Site Sessions Podcast

    The latest in a new series of podcasts recorded at Site Gallery's regular Site Sessions - monthly interdisciplinary gatherings, generally occurring on the last Thursday of the month in Sheffield. Featuring artist Anthony Rowe of Squid Soup, and Sheffield-based composer and sound designer, Heather Fenoughty.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Site Sessions Podcast

    Site Sessions Podcast

    Anna and Glen's work covers themes of survival, orientation, empowerment and sustainability. Their infectious activism incorporates photography, sculpture, walking, knowledge-sharing, poetry, performance and themes of survival and economic equality. They practice what they preach, experiencing their lives as a continual opportunity for action and change.

    • 1 hr

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Thought provoking and intriguing

Discussion of art, technology with a touch of the fantastical.

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