Professors Virginia Heath and Paul Atkinson speak to Radio Sheffield about ‘Cigar Box Blues – The Makers of a Revolution’ documentary
Professors Virginia Heath and Paul Atkinson have been speaking to Rony Robinson on Radio Sheffield (at 38:00) about their documentary focused on the men who make and play their own cigar box guitars. Find out more, and read interviews with both Virginia and Paul, here.
Paul Atkinson is Professor of Design and Design History in the Art and Design Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University. He is the author of various books and articles that have explored the design history of the computer, the design history of the electric guitar, the relationship between amateur and professional design practice and the history of the DIY and Maker Movements.
Virginia Heath is Professor of Film in the Art and Design Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University. She is a multi-award winning writer/director with New Zealand and UK nationality. She directs documentary and drama films including the acclaimed, BAFTA nominated, From Scotland With Love and Berlinale award winning Relativity.