Nonfiction transmedia

Below is a call for articles for a ‘Nonfiction Transmedia’ issue in a Journal. This call is useful in regards to my own work around ‘nonfiction design’. Currently I am co-teaching a design-media studio titled ‘nonfiction design’. This studio is a collaboration between communication design and media students at RMIT and involves working with an Read more about Nonfiction transmedia[…]

Docuverse Symposium

I Presented at Docuverse last week. This was a great Melbourne initiative brought together by RMIT postgrads and the nonfictionLab. Pictures from the event. Docuverse Faceboook page In my presentation titled ‘Documentary Design in the Design of Interactive Systems’ I put forward the proposition: ‘What can a Documentary Designer learn from Participatory and Speculative Design?’, Read more about Docuverse Symposium[…]

Article – Using Video to Present Ethnography

An article by Paper Giant, ‘Using Video to Present Ethnography’ on a the project ‘Energy and Digital Living’ that looks at a video tool that works with tagging. An excerpt from the article: Whilst video has been used as a tool in ethnographic practice for some time, research that uses video often avoids using it Read more about Article – Using Video to Present Ethnography[…]

K-film – The End: Death in Seven Colours

A new K-film release The End: Death in Seven Colours by David Clark. An overview and interview written up by Matt Soar. An excerpt from that review: DAVID CLARK’s new Korsakow film The End: Death in Seven Colours is a labyrinthine and thoroughly absorbing exploration of the deaths of Alan Turing, Sigmund Freud, Princess Diana, Read more about K-film – The End: Death in Seven Colours[…]

Lost Leader project

The Lost Leaders project by Matt Soar in collaboration with Jackie Gallant, which uses an auto play version of Korsakow on Otherzine. The website for the project: Direct link to Korsakow work Lost Leaders #2. It is worth noting the use of sound in the background function, in the previews, and as Read more about Lost Leader project[…]

Documentary design at !Flab

This is excerpt from the about page of the recent !Flab initiative developed to support the design and production of interactive nonfiction projects. I have highlighted aspects which tie in with my own thoughts on documentary design. The world of documentary filmmaking is progressing fast forward. New digital platforms are rapidly expanding the possibilities for Read more about Documentary design at !Flab[…]

An i-doc on i-docs

I was introduced to the Come in Doc, Collaborative Meta Interactive Documentary project recently by Arnau Gifreu Castells in his presentation at Visible Evidence XII. We were presenting on the same panel (“Processes, Modes And Methodologies For The Analysis And Design Of Interactive Documentaries”) with Matt Soar one of the Korsakow developers. The Come in Read more about An i-doc on i-docs[…]

MINA call for smartphone, mobile video works

The callout for the renamed Mobile Innnovation Network Australasia (MINA) went out yesterday. MINA is now extending the initiative beyond the shores of Aotearoa (New Zealand), with the event held at RMIT in Melbourne this year. The ongoing symposium and international screening series are being held at RMIT in the School of Media and Communication, Read more about MINA call for smartphone, mobile video works[…]