On this page you can find out about some of the latest Practice-Based Projects within the School of Media, Art and Design.


Canterbury Amateur Film Archive

Since 2011, Senior Lecturer, Tim Jones, from the School of Media, Art and Design has been carrying out research into amateur film making in the Kent area, initially focusing on the Canterbury District. His new blog aims to show some of the highlights from this research.

Find out more about the amateur filmmaking project

Dreamland Project

Dreamland Project

In collaboration with the Dreamland Trust, Rob Ball has received funding to undertake a photographic research project that records the current state, reconstruction and resurrection of the Dreamland Amusement Park in Margate.

Find out more about the Dreamland project


Arcade Tales

Arcade Tales aims to capture the unrecorded histories of the UK amusement arcade and to share these stories through comic books. It is a research project led by Dr Alan Meades from the School of Media, Art and Design.

Find out more abou Alan's project


Whispering Trees

Magz Hall's latest project is titled Whispering Trees and explores the relationship between the natural environment and technology.

Find out more about Magz Hall's Research

SEAS Photography

SEAS Photography

In an era of smartphones and instant photography, when images are created and shared almost immediately, the process of bringing these wonderful photographs to the viewer seems torturous by comparison. 

Find out more about the South East Archive of Seaside photography project

Sensory Maps

Sensory Maps

Kate McLean is a graphic designer who brings to her work and discipline a deep awareness of the environment by highlighting the multi-sensory nature of human understanding.

Find out more about Kate McLean's Sensory Maps project



The conference took place 5-6 July 2018. The theme was ‘Communities’ and postgraduate students met at CCCU for a highly successful and productive event.

Find out more about MeCCSA PGN 2018

Memories of the Spanish Civil War

Memories of the Spanish Civil War

A research project exploring the repressive practices that emerged amongst close-knit rural communities when Franco cam to power in Spain during the 1930s. 

Find out more about the Memories of the Spanish Civil War project


Beyond the Frame

Senior Lecturer Chris Pallant brought the largest ever Society for Animation Conference to CCCU in July 2015, welcoming hundreds of delegates from all over the world.

Find out more about Beyond the Frame


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