Video Vortex 10

From the Video Vortex list: The 10th annual meeting of Video Vortex is to be hosted in Istanbul at three adjacent institutions all involved in this year’s topics: art, activism and archives. The two-day event of workshops, speaker-led sessions, discussions, panels and work on show will explore how video, art and activism criss-cross questions of Read more about Video Vortex 10[…]

Research Project Workshop

Yesterday, I attended a ‘From question to project’ workshop held by the Non-fiction Research Group to develop a research question into a projects for research funding. This workshop was valuable to start putting in place the skills needed to write a proposal for potential ARC Linkage/Discovery and industry funding. Some brief notes: A very clear Read more about Research Project Workshop[…]

Wordle Video Archive Panel

The four abstracts from: Rueben Staton, Seth Keen, Adrian Miles and Grayson Cooke put together for the NonfictioNow video archive panel. (Click to view larger version) The panel precis: Nonfiction, narrative, and the archive: Audio Visual Experiments In this panel the relationship of the audio visual archive to narrative and nonfiction will be investigated. Each Read more about Wordle Video Archive Panel[…]

A reverse psychology perspective on gaming

A TED video presentation titled Jane McGonigal: Gaming can make a better world – sourced via the book Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World by Jane McGonigal. I can see connections here with online interactive video. But, more more importantly what is useful is the reverse Read more about A reverse psychology perspective on gaming[…]

Storytelling System – Cowbird

Cowbird From the website about (big plans): Cowbird is a simple tool for telling stories
 and a public library of human experience. We are a small community of storytellers, interested in telling deeper, longer-lasting, more nourishing stories than you’re likely to find anywhere else on the Web.Cowbird allows you to keep a beautiful audio-visual diary Read more about Storytelling System – Cowbird[…]