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Anjali Vats and Marianne R. Petit

International artist and digital law expert join SODA as new visiting scholars

Marianne R. Petit and Anjali Vats will share their experience and expertise An artist-educator whose work blends technology and traditional storytelling and a race, law and popular culture expert have …

July 7, 2021
In Conversation with Marianne Petit

In Conversation with Marianne Petit

In the third of our In Conversation series, experts from SODA chat to our new Visiting Scholar – Marianne Petit. Marianne R. Petit is an artist and educator whose work …

July 5, 2021
Cryptoknitties

SODA lecturer sells 10,000 unique NFTs for collectable virtual knitted characters

Andrew King set the online crypto market ablaze with his playful CryptoKnitties sale A Manchester Metropolitan University lecturer has created an online crypto market storm by developing the latest digital …

May 25, 2021
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SODA and Prolific North research into region’s global business reach previewed

Global Reach 2021 maps North’s digital and creative growth Preliminary findings from research by SODA and Prolific North into the global reach of the region’s digital and creative businesses will …

May 18, 2021

In conversation with Michael Dudok de Wit

In the second of our In Conversation series, experts from SODA chat to our new visiting professor – internationally renowned animator, Michael Dudok De Wit. Michael Dudok de Wit was born and …

May 12, 2021

Chat with a music legend: voice-interactive digital portrait of Nile Rodgers informed by SODA research

Project launched by Forever in association with Universal Music UK and the National Portrait Gallery The world’s first voice-interactive portrait, In the room with Nile Rodgers, has been informed by research …

April 1, 2021
Barry Adamson and Michael Dudok de Wit

Oscar-winning animator and Manchester-born international musician and film composer join School of Digital Arts

Michael Dudok de Wit and Barry Adamson will share their expertise as Visiting Professors The School of Digital Arts (SODA) has appointed two new Visiting Professors – internationally renowned musician, …

March 26, 2021
Barry Adamson

In conversation with Barry Adamson

25 March 2021 In the first of our In Conversation series, experts from SODA chat to our new visiting professor- internationally renowned musician, composer, writer, photographer and filmmaker Barry Adamson. The talk will …

February 19, 2021
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Competition: See Yourself in SODA

See Yourself in SODA* is a chance to showcase your work in the virtual exhibition space of our brand-new school at Manchester Metropolitan University opening in September 2021. We’re looking …

January 25, 2021

SODA in the running for huge national festival of creativity and innovation

Innovative new school on creative team awarded funding to develop ideas for Festival UK* 2022 The School of Digital Arts (SODA) has been shortlisted to take part in a national …

December 7, 2020