Scholars in Spotlight

In this episode we talked about the anime Belle, by Mamoru Hosoda and Eric's magnificent work in designing its virtual word. Evolution of the internet, the depth of storytelling in anime. Complexity of CyberWorld and our immersion into the realm knitted with information bits.

Show Notes

Eric Wong: Instagram
Eric is an Architect, illustrator, design tutor and Senior Lecturer in University of Greenwich.
He studied Art and Architecture at the Byam Shaw School of Art, Central Saint Martins. He completed his undergraduate degree at Cardiff University and later graduated with a masters from the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL.

Eric was nominated for the RIBA President's Silver Medal and is a recipient of the Bartlett School of Architecture Medal for outstanding academic achievements in professional performance, the Sir Banister Fletcher Medal for highest marks in Part 2 graduate studies and the Fitzroy Robinson Drawing Prize for best drawings in Part 2 graduate studies.

Jonathan Wroot
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Dr Jonathan Wroot is a Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at University of Greenwich and his research looks into Japanese cinema; transnational cinema. Jonathan's research has encompassed DVD special features; Japanese anime and processes of subtitling and dubbing; feature film adaptations of anime.

Image: Belle: The Dragon and the Freckled Princess (2021)
Music: Whispers 

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