Open Source Documentary

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 Read more about Open Source Documentary[…]

Documentary and Design

Picked up a useful reference today at Professor Andrew Morrison‘s presentation, a PhD thesis titled ‘Design Documentaries: Using Documentary Film to Inspire Design’. The postgrad Bas was supervised by Tony Dunne. Danielle Wild passed on the reference. From the abstract: With design documentaries, this research introduces documentary film as a new addition to the multidisciplinary Read more about Documentary and Design[…]

Changes in Architecture Education

Education design from architecture perspective – book reference Architecture School In a chapter from the new book Architecture School (MIT Press), edited by Joan Ockman, Princeton School of Architecture Dean Stan Allen traces the history of architecture education over the past two decades — as he says, a volatile period during which “rapid technological and Read more about Changes in Architecture Education[…]

Ass Backwards

‘Ass backwards’ is quoted from a lecture given by Professor Stuart Moulthrop here in Melbourne recently. (Public Lecture 10th October, 2011, State Library of Victoria) Abstract from the lecture publicity: Make a Better Door: Or, How Does Digital Humanism Humanize? An interesting image for 2011. A player/character in the most recent Portal game is literally Read more about Ass Backwards[…]

Fibreculture 18# programmable platforms

Fibreculture journal Issue 18 has been published. There is a few things to look at in this issue including Fenwick McKelvey’s ‘A Programmable Platform? Drupal, Modularity, and the Future of the Web’. Journal abstract: It is now perhaps a commonplace that digital, networked and informational media are extremely transient. They diversify in form and function Read more about Fibreculture 18# programmable platforms[…]