Selected Blog Posts
Leeds, Loud and Lonely
‘The Art School Dance Goes On: Leeds Post-Punk 1977-84’ double album released Aug 2023. Digital Consultant and former Leeds Poly Fine Art student Paul Fillingham reflects on a past life in pop.
(20 minute read)
The Guardian Award winning digital comic Dawn of the Unread has hundreds of media clips and essays that were absent from the printed anthology. We revive an embedded timeline for rebel writer Margaret Cavendish ‘Mad Madge’.
A Trail for Sons & Lovers
The annual D.H. Lawrence literary festival was an opportunity to launch MyTrail.co.uk the new cultural heritage digital trail platform from Thinkamigo.
(5 minute read)
Mine-craft the Prequel
Research collaboration with Nottingham Trent University and The Coal Authority attempts to reconcile metadata with historic images spanning 200 years. This excerpt looks at successive media formats from glass plates to digital cameras, and speculates on the impact of AI technology.
(10 minute read)
Who do you think-QR?
Social distancing during the COVID pandemic saw a renaissance in the use of contactless QR (Quick Response) codes with mobile phones. This article looks at the history of the technology and selected QR projects from the Thinkamigo portfolio.
Whatever people say I am
The fourth digital comic in the Whatever… series represents the first time James Walker and Paul Fillingham have worked together as writer and comic book artist.
(2 minute read)