A LEGO Minecraft set. A 'Steve' minifig in the foreground, with a playset of buildings and a tree

Toy Theory

Out in November 2024: Toy Theory: technology and imagination in play. The MIT Press A novel interpretation of the history and theory of technology…

still from video essay, a child's hand and toys in a sunlit paddling pool

Mr Happy

This video essay ‘Monsters, mini-games and Mr Happy’ was originally published in Audiovisual thinking: a journal of academic video, no.2, September 2011. The journal seems…


A short video introducing the ethos of my ethnographic ethology, made for the Lived Research Experiences event, organised by Southampton’s Debating Ethnography research group