The Tablet Book


REFRAME Books publishes open access scholarly contributions to the fields of media, film, music, cultural studies, the digital humanities and journalism in a variety of e-reading formats.

This imprint was launched in Spring 2015 with the publication of The Tablet Bookedited by Caroline BassettRyan BurnsRussell Glasson and Kate O’Riordan, a collection of original research essays which mobilise a range of perspectives and approaches in thinking about and understanding the tablet computer.

This book arose in response to discussion at the Tablet Symposium held at the University of Sussex in April 2013, an event funded by the Centre for Material Digital Culture.

The Tablet Book is online at: 

Art, Publics and Biosensors, 30th October, University of Sussex

Creativity Zone – University of Sussex 30th October 2014

Art, Publics and Biosensors from 1pm + Welcome to the Centre for Material Digital Culture from 4pm

1pm Artists talk and discussion:

Coactive Systems: Interactive Bio-sensing ~ a multi-sensory exploration of biological systems – brought to you by Gene A. Felice II, David Kant, Jennifer Parker, UCSC DANM & Music Departments, Openlab, University of Maine New Media & Interermedia, Coaction Lab

Followed by panel presentations brought to you by Stephen Fortune, Aristea Fotopoulou and Kate O’Riordan, University of Sussex, Lancaster University, EPINET

4pm – Welcome to the Centre for Material Digital Culture – and discussion about the year from 4pm – led by David Berry, Emile Devereaux and Kate O’Riordan

Everyone very welcome to both!

The Creativity Zone is in the Pevensey II building – no 50 on the campus map:


SusNet. Sustaining networked knowledge: expertise, feminist media production, art and activism

The SusNet network brings together feminist cultural production, art and activist practices and enables exchanges between different researchers, activists, artists and aims to contribute to knowledge exchanges across these areas and beyond.


Its primary nodes are the CCN+ Expertise Workshop, the 2013 Lesbian Lives Conference, the May 2013 Queer, Feminist Social Media Praxis workshop at the University of Sussex, the special edition of ADA Issue 5: Queer, Feminist Media Praxis,, and the FemTechNet panel and SusNet launch at Postdigital: Critical Responses.