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Paradigm and syntagm

July 11th, 2013 · No Comments · Uncategorized, Web Documentary

I came across ‘paradigm and syntagm’ in (Manovich 2001, pp.202-05) and then recently read this analysis in recent paper ‘Remembering Bogle Chandler: an exploration of new media’s storytelling potential’on an interactive docuumentary Remembering Bogle Chandler produced by the author Young. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14626268.2013.776973). I decided to note it here for more thinking some time in the future? […]

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List Poetry

February 21st, 2013 · No Comments · Documentary

At Visible Evidence XIX, Bettina Frankham’s presentation provided some inspiration around the use of ‘lists’ in documentary practice. Frankham’s References: Ardenne, P., Beausse, P. & Goumarre, L. L999, Contemporary practices : art as experience, Editions Dis Voir, Paris. Belknap, R.E. 2004, The list: the uses and pleasures of cataloguing, Yale University Press, New Haven. Bos, […]

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Watching YouTube tagging

May 17th, 2009 · No Comments · YouTube

Found this in my inbox sent by email from Dr Strangelove who has a blog called ‘Watching YouTube’ on which he has collated over 270 academic articles on the video-sharing website. Included in this bibliography is a list of articles on tagging and taxonomy subjects related to YouTube. From the bibliography list: Taxonomy/Search/Tagging Crane, Riley, […]

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media trends

January 21st, 2009 · No Comments · internet

Picked this link up off AM’s blog, 5 Trends That Will Change Media in ’09 and was particualry interested in the concept of curation economy: 1. The Growth of the Curation Economy As the cost of the creation of content continues to come down, more content creators will come online. This will create a huge […]

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Towards Open and Dynamic Archives

October 3rd, 2008 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The ‘Towards Open and Dynamic Archives‘ is project that Stoffel Debuysere. The traditional functioning of audiovisual archives is being completely reshaped by today’s technological advancements. The expansion of fast broadband networks and the availability of software, hardware and recording equipment have broken down the barriers to the production and distribution of audiovisual content. Large quantities […]

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links for 2008-08-22

August 22nd, 2008 · 1 Comment · Social Media

Automatic image annotation – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A wikipedia reference for thinkng about the process of anotating video clips. (tags: videodefunct tagging annotation taxonomy) Participatory Media Literacy / Participatory Media Literacy This wiki-based curriculum combines texts that address the social, political, economic, cultural aspects of participatory media with practical instructions in the use of […]

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Sphinx-4 (open source)

August 5th, 2008 · No Comments · tools

This application Sphinx-4 came up in discussions about tagging and annotating video content on the fly. Sphinx-4 is a state-of-the-art speech recognition system written entirely in the JavaTM programming language. It was created via a joint collaboration between the Sphinx group at Carnegie Mellon University, Sun Microsystems Laboratories, Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs (MERL), and Hewlett […]

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XML XMedia Lab (Melbourne)

August 4th, 2008 · No Comments · Uncategorized

It was a busy 3 days attending the XML Media Lab in Melbourne “DIY TV”: Video, UGC, Mobile and IP TV content and services conference on the Friday and workshopping the Videodefunct (VD) project in the Lab over the weekend. I have taken a number of notes from the conference keynote speakers which I plan […]

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Archive references

June 23rd, 2008 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Today, I had a moment to read the introductory essay ‘Archive Fever: Photography Between History and the Monument’, by Okwui Enwezor in the book Okwui Enwezor, ‘Archive Fever, Uses of the Document in Contemporary Art’, International Center of Photography:New York, Steidl: Gottingen, 2008. The aim is not to produce a theory of the archive but […]

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database narratives

April 17th, 2007 · No Comments · media

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 […]

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online documentary questions

April 6th, 2007 · No Comments · media

The BBC Innovation Labs 2007 covers amongst other things some valid questions on online documentary production. Note ‘UGC’ is an acronym for User-Generated Content. Cross Platform Documentary: The growth of social media services had led to an explosion of new and innovative ways of realising and delivering documentary online. How can films be made, presented, […]

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dead but not buried

March 13th, 2007 · No Comments · videodefunct

In the last few weeks I have been planning out an approach towards the videodefunct video database project. Initally, I imagined developing one-off video objects that provided a critique of the video-sharing site YouTube. The idea was to explore in each of these objects, both a formal and cultural critique. This means the works would […]

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