Open Media Literacy Manifesto

| Mediacology by Antonio Lopez 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.

A remixologist remixing the remix

IMG_0019, a photo by keen_seth on Flickr. ‘Remixthecontext: the transmedia artist in network culture’ presentation by Mark Amerika at the State Library on the 15th November. Organised by The Centre for Creative Arts, La Trobe University. Keynote notes of the lecture on Mark’s blog. The blurb sent out to describe the presentation: Remix is a Read more about A remixologist remixing the remix[…]

There is no content on the web!

My one-minute rant for the Open Spectrum Quality/Control symposium held at the Melbourne State Library today. I lined up with 10 others and raced the clock to open the event. Documentation was done using a live blogging tool Cover it Live. There is no content on the web! on the web, content is a king Read more about There is no content on the web![…]

environmental portraiture – film/video

I had chat with AD about environmental portraiture as a concept of practice within cinema theory. He put me onto some great references: John Smith (Regeneration?) Article – On the Street where You Live: The Films of John Smith by Adrian Danks Film/Video John Smith, Lost Sound Stan Brakhage, The Child’s Garden and the Read more about environmental portraiture – film/video[…]

database narratives

One perspective from the mediamatic website titled Select and Combine, The Rise of Database Narratives Database narrative refers to narratives whose structure exposes or thematizes the dual processes of selection and combination that lie at the heart of all stories, Kinder explains, particular data – characters, images, sounds, events – are selected from a series Read more about database narratives[…]