2016 has been a year of political surprises which have been difficult to keep up with, however, change is always happening and this inevitably offers new landscapes for artistic creativity. At BST we have always been open to change and we are guided by artists' own reflections on events and the directions they choose to take. The Journal, as usual, welcomes international readership and contributions from artists and academics from all over the world. We remain committed to being an open access publication and welcome innovation and experimentation in the Arts, in whatever form it takes or processes from which it arises. We invite readers to be stimulated by the current issue and hope it encourages future contributions that will surprise and perhaps even lead to the unexpected in our fields of research and creativity.

The Editors


SUE BROADHURST, Brunel University

BARRY EDWARDS, Director Optik




CAMILLE BAKER, University for the Creative Arts

THOMAS BETTERIDGE, Brunel University


CAROL BROWN, University of Auckland

MARIA CHATZICHRISTODOULOU (aka MARIA X) - London South Bank University

FELICITY COLMAN, University of Kingston

ELENA COLOGNI, University of Cambridge

JAMES G. R. CRONIN, University College Cork

DIANA DAMIAN, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

GLENN D'CRUZ, Deakin University, Australia

STEVE DIXON, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore

GABRIELLA GIANNACHI, University of Exeter

EMMANOUIL KANELLOS, University of Greenwich

PETRA KUPPERS, University of Michigan, US

JO MACHON, University of Middlesex

JOHN MATTIAS, University of Plymouth

DAVID OSBON, University of West London

DANIEL PLOEGER, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

SITA POPAT, University of Leeds

FRANZISKA SCHRODER, Queen's University Belfast

STELARC, Curtin University, Western Australia

OLU TAIWO, Univeristy of Winchester

FIONA TEMPLETON, Brunel University

TRACEY WARR, Independent Writer




Christian Riegel, Katherine M. Robinson and Ashley Herman: ‘Shakespeare Sonnet using heat map data coded in Processing 2 to represent focus areas virtually by word size’.

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