https://bookwork234.wordpress.com/syllabus/ A useful New Media book list from a course at UC. From the course about: This course brings together media archaeology, the material history of the book, and media-specific analysis in an investigation of “bookwork” after new media. To what extent have computational media had a transformative effect on print practices? How do we […]
June 17th, 2012 · No Comments · references
June 14th, 2012 · No Comments · this and that
I just changed my bio to a reflect a creative practice perspective for the Spark international festival of media arts and design. All part of wearing different hats in varying contexts. I followed up on the academic/artist Adrian Piper, from the article Svenungsson, J 2009, ‘The Writing Artist’, Art and Research, vol. Volume 2. , […]
June 10th, 2012 · No Comments · media
| Mediacology by Antonio Lopez http://mediacology.com/2012/03/21/open-media-literacy-manifesto/#.T9RjYvGr_nQ.twitter The mass media of the industrial era has shifted radically. But media literacy has not. Often times media literacy is just anti-media, and still thinks the way industrial media thinks. Often it focuses on content and information, but not practice or lifelong learning.
June 10th, 2012 · No Comments · design
http://limn.it/the-long-history-of-prototypes/ … prototyping is not simply understood as the development of “first forms” or “first strikes” as beta-versions of products as in industrial design, but as a more general mode of doing culture: a mode that is tentative, based on bricolage, user involvement and ongoing change and improvements of products and practices, as “open innovation”, […]
April 9th, 2012 · No Comments · PhD
I am at that point were I am reframing the research problem in my PhD. I had seen this video before and revisited it again today. A bit has happened in a year since these ideas were presented, but the perspective in many ways has not changed in relation to the idea of making video […]
April 7th, 2012 · 2 Comments · PhD
Following up on Florian Schneider’s concept of an open source mode of documentary as I begin to close my exegesis draft. FLORIAN SCHNEIDER (NL): An Open Source Mode Of The Documentary? from network cultures on Vimeo. SESSION 1: ONLINE VIDEO AESTHETICS In a review of his Video Vortex 6# presentation ‘Online Video Aesthetics: Florian Schneider […]
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March 28th, 2012 · No Comments · PhD
This upcoming book Complex Television: The Poetics of Contemporary Television Narrative – A proposal for a multiplatform book by Jason Mittell, provides some insights into my own recent use of storytelling modes and the idea of complex narratives. From complexity in context: This book’s main argument is that over the past two decades, a new […]
March 28th, 2012 · No Comments · Video Technologies
Some doco authoring tools and article that discusses Authoring tools confronted From the article: Over the last year we have been witnessing the raise of new authoring tools that allows us to build an interactive documentary with no need of coding skills. Slideshare discussion on the tools – ‘Authoring tools confronted’ Tools klynt – 3wdoc […]
March 26th, 2012 · No Comments · Teaching
ThinkPlus program from the de bono institute (from the website): An innovative education project to develop a carefully planned and thoughtful metacurriculum to run alongside the national curriculum that allows the skills and abilities for learnable intelligence to be developed in young people.
March 26th, 2012 · No Comments · Teaching
What Americans Keep Ignoring About Finland’s School Success(form the article) Compared with the stereotype of the East Asian model — long hours of exhaustive cramming and rote memorization — Finland’s success is especially intriguing because Finnish schools assign less homework and engage children in more creative play.
March 26th, 2012 · No Comments · PhD, Publications
The riff for the 2nd PIM symposium on critical practice that I read off an iphone. (I got the line length by making it fit the iphone screen) A technique I plan to use again as it creates a certain type of rhythm with the read. I need to add a before and after image. […]