Professor Jonathan Dovey
Jon Dovey is Professor of Screen Media at the Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries, and Education at the University of the West of England, Bristol. He has taught at Plymouth University, UWE and Bristol University teaching a wide range of film, media and digital courses in both practice and theory. In 2008 he launched (UWE’s) Digital Cultures Research Centre which he Directed until 2012.
In 2012 he became the Director of REACT (Research and Enterprise for Arts and Creative Technologies) one of four Hubs for the Creative Economy funded by the AHRC. Led by UWE and Watershed, REACT is an Arts, Technology, and Business Collaboration aiming to produce 50 innovative media prototypes in four years (http://www.react-hub.org.uk/).
He was also Co Investigator on the AHRC Connected Communities Creative Citizens Project where he led a strand on the impact of informal creative economies on communities (http://creativecitizens.co.uk/) He is currently PI on the Ambient Literature research project http://ambientlit.com/ and Co-I on ‘Bristol and Bath by Design’ evaluating the design ecology of the region. He is currently researching and writing on ‘The Practice of Cultural Ecology’.
Recent publications include:
Citizenship, Value & Digital Culture Jon Dovey Giota Alevizou and Andy Williams in Creative Citizen Unbound ed Hargreaves I & Hartley J. (2016) Policy Press Bristol.
From Networks to Complexity David Harte, Jon Dovey, Emma Agusita and Theodore Zamenopoulos Creative Citizen Unbound ed Hargreaves I & Hartley J. (2016) in Policy Press Bristol.
Rethinking value: network connectivity in the creative economy Jon Dovey & Simon Moreton in Cultural Trends Vol. 25, No. 2 (2016).
Ambient Literature – Framing Coalescence : in Ubiquitous Computing Complexity and Culture eds Ekman, Bolter, Diaz, Sondergaard and Engberg. MIT Mass 2016.
Cultural Value Networks with Goetz Bachman, Jeanette Monaco and Bill Sharpe Report for AHRC Connected Communities 2012 summary available at http://www.dcrc.org.uk/publications/cultural-value-networks-summary-report