Bene Piccio
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Bene Piccio

Student Experience

Biography

I am a feminist researcher who is interested in feminist movements, gender equality, leadership and festivals. My PhD "Women, Festival Leadership, and Social Transformations: the case of Edinburgh, the World's Leading Festival City" looks at the situation of women working in arts festivals in Edinburgh, analyses the difficulties women might encounter in achieving leadership positions, and assesses gender inequalities.

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Co-creating The Learning and Teaching Journey with Postgraduate Research Students Who Teach

Journal Article
Dencer-Brown, A., Carlson-Webster, T., Piccio, B., Anderson, C., Adewale, O., & Taylor, S. (2023)
Co-creating The Learning and Teaching Journey with Postgraduate Research Students Who Teach. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 11(3), 97-110. https://doi.org/10.56433/jpaap.v11i3.588
Post-graduate research students (PGRs) often have teaching roles during their studies with little formal training or support (Lueddeke, 1997). Previous support at Edinburgh Na...

A hefty dose of lemons: the importance of rituals for audiences and performers at the online Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2020

Journal Article
Piccio, B., Helgason, I., Elsden, C., & Terras, M. (2022)
A hefty dose of lemons: the importance of rituals for audiences and performers at the online Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2020. International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media, 18(1), 154-175. https://doi.org/10.1080/14794713.2022.2036489
When the pandemic began to affect the performance world, both festival artists and producers started to adopt creative approaches to moving their work online. In the study pre...

Recorded performance as digital content: Perspectives from Fringe 2020

Book Chapter
Elsden, C., Yu, D., Piccio, B., Helgason, I., & Terras, M. (2021)
Recorded performance as digital content: Perspectives from Fringe 2020. In L. Bissell, & L. Weir (Eds.), Performance in a Pandemic. London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003165644
Within days of performance venues being forced to close their doors in 2020, the National Theatre began broadcasting high-quality recordings of the best of London’s West End. ...

Learning from the 2020 Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Recommendations for Festivals and Performing Arts in Navigating Covid-19 and New Digital Contexts

Report
Elsden, C., Piccio, B., Helgason, I., & Terras, M. (2021)
Learning from the 2020 Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Recommendations for Festivals and Performing Arts in Navigating Covid-19 and New Digital Contexts. AHRC
When it happened, the announcement that the Edinburgh Festivals would not go ahead was both predictable and shocking. Cruelly, so many aspects of what makes the Edinburgh Fest...

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