Archive for Research Projects


Photobooks & : A critical companion to the contemporary medium

Photobooks & : A critical companion to the contemporary medium, Matt Johnston (Onomatopee, Oct 2021) edited by Emmanuelle Waeckerlé, designed by Ward Goes and Juul van der Zandt, paperback, 170mm x 240mm, 210 pages, edition of 2000. ISBN 978-94-93148-65-9 available here Informed by and based on Matt Johnston’s extensive research and PhD thesis, Photobooks & presents and interrogates key themes of the contemporary [read more]


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Posted on March 9, 2022 by

- – streamed concert series

  The concert series of experimental music is a collaboration between bookRoom and the Audio Research Cluster at UCA Farnham, curated by Emmanuelle Waeckerlé and Harrey Whalley (Music Composition and Technology course), around their common research in extended, textual, visual, gestural and object scores and ways to integrate and experience technology in text / [read more]


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Posted on March 12, 2019 by



Wednesday 14th February 2018 – James Hockey gallery, UCA Farnham A day long interdisciplinary study day on performative strategies and the interplay between action and image for the school of Fine Art and Photography, curated and chaired by Emmanuelle Waeckerle, introduced by Terry Perk (Head of School), with  Natasha Caruana (UCA), Amanda Couch (UCA), Hilde Khron Hulse [read more]


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Posted on March 1, 2018 by


Rethinking Interaction in the Post-Digital: A Roundtable Discussion

5th June 2017, 10.30–18.30, Mayday Rooms, London 6 discussion starters, from Diann Bauer, Alessandro Ludovico, Luke Pendrell, Nick Thoburn, Nick Thurston, and Inigo Wilkins, preceded by a summary and reading materials sent out to all in advance. The sessions were introduced by Emmanuelle Waeckerle & James Trafford. We are aiming for some sort of post event publication around a “reflexive report” of [read more]


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Posted on June 1, 2017 by



RISE WITH YOUR CLASS NOT FROM IT /Working Press: books by and about working class artists 1986 –1996/ A new bookRoom press publication (Sept. 2016) edited and introduced by Emmanuelle Waeckerlé, designed by Mason Terrill. The fruit of a collaboration with artist/activist/creator of the Working Press archive Stefan Szczelkun and keeper archivist Rebekah Taylor. Rise [read more]


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Posted on September 23, 2016 by