Skip to main navigation Skip to main content
The University of Southampton
Transforming Creativity Research Group

Our research

Current research projects

The Affects of Funding in the Arts (Dan Ashton)

Vlogging labour (Dan Ashton, with Karen Patel, Birmingham City University)

Digital Ideas and Audience Interaction (Dan Ashton, Seth Giddings, with Southampton City Gallery)

Encyclopaedia of Gender, Media and Communication (Valentina Cardo, with Karen Ross, Newcastle)

Toy Theory: technology and imagination in play and design for play (Seth Giddings)

The Playful Future: researching design for postdigital play (book project – Seth Giddings)

Ludic Economies: journal special issue on rethinking the cultural economics of digital games (edited by Seth Giddings and Alison Harvey (Leicester))

The Postdigital Wunderkammer (with AMT research group, a space for and collection of immersive media technologies)

Research topics

The interplay between professional and everyday creative production:

The impact of social media and participatory culture on established media and cultural industries:

Theories of imagination and creativity in a postdigital media ecology:

Innovative and experimental methods for researching industrial and everyday imagination and creativity:

Staff, postgraduate researchers and affiliated members


Staff, postgraduate researchers and affiliated members

Privacy Settings