| 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.
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[…]
PIM Post-industrial Media are holding a roundtable next week with Professor Stuart Moulthrop.
Came across this recent article The Mosaic-Screen: Exploration and Definition by Sergio Dias Branco , 27 Dec, 2008 on the refractory blog on the concept of the mosaic screen, which provides another way to define the use of spatial montage in the creation of moving-image narratives, in addition to the term split-screen. From the article: Read more about mosaic-screen[…]
I learnt about the The ADA Digital Arts Network from Janine Randerson from the master class run at Melbourne University by Geert Lovink. Janine’s video work on engage media. About ADA: Aotearoa Digital Arts is New Zealand/Aotearoa’s only digital artists’ network, The list was launched in 2003 by Stella Brennan and Sean Cubitt during Brennan’s Read more about Aotearoa New Media[…]
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![…]
Started thinking about a one-minute presentation for the Open Spectrum symposium coming up at next week. Ellie Rennie is one of the key people behind the event and has written this supporting argument ‘Quality control: a new system for ethical media’. This article by Tim Berners_Lee Warning sounded on web’s future was circulated as coming Read more about open spectrum[…]
The book Media Work by Mark Deuze has surfaced again. I got the reference initially back in January in Amsterdam from Geert and yes it is in the RMIT Library. Review ‘Mark Deuze on Media Work’, by Michael Stevenson on the Masters of Media blog that covered Video Vortex outcomes. A blog post ‘Building New Read more about Media Work[…]
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 http://www.sensesofcinema.com/contents/03/29/john_smith.htm Film/Video John Smith, Lost Sound Stan Brakhage, The Child’s Garden and the Read more about environmental portraiture – film/video[…]
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[…]