The Prisons Memory Archive

The Prisons Memory Archive: Questioning and Engaging with Interactivity at i-Docs 2014 The Prisons Memory Archive (PMA) is an ongoing research project and its aim is to offer possibilities of engaging with the story of the ‘other’ in a society that is emerging from decades of political violence. One way of doing this, we believe, Read more about The Prisons Memory Archive[…]

PIM 2# – Critical Practice

I had a crack at the Second PIM (Post-Industrial Media) symposium hosted with the guest Professor Andrew Morrison. I produced the riff ‘Before and After: On Becoming a Reflexive Practitioner’. These calls come up fast with a short turnaround amongst the chaos of the weekly flotsam and jetsam. I have been getting a lot out Read more about PIM 2# – Critical Practice[…]

Hitting vlogging with a hammer

I have been organising a vlogging workshop/presentation at Montevideo in Amsterdam. A summary of the workshop came together today. Videodefunct and Showinabox: Hitting vlogging with a hammer date: Thursday Jan 17 from 12.00 – 17.00 place: Workspace in the Netherlands Media Art Institute, Keizersgracht 264 Amsterdam A workshop presented in two parts that looks at Read more about Hitting vlogging with a hammer[…]

specflic 2.0

An audiovisual work the artist Adriene Jenik refers to as “speculative distributed cinema”. Part of the description from the web site promoting the work: SPECFLIC 2.0 portrays characters in a future library in simultaneous story-layers that provoke the audience to consider the future of reading, writing, the book object and storytelling. The main story frame Read more about specflic 2.0[…]

Messiness as a Virtue

Audio podcast – worth a listen – I like the concept. MediaBerkman, Berkman Center for Internet & Society Audio/Video Podcast, Messiness as a Virtue: David Weinberger hosted another evening in his Web of Ideas series. This week’s topic is “Messiness as a Virtue” — an open discussion on the importance of orderliness in knowledge. His Read more about Messiness as a Virtue[…]

video networks project

Video Networks; Garrett Lynch and Frédérique Santune Video Networks is a research project consisting of the development of an electronic interface system for enabling the creation of networked or connected video based art works and the works produced with this system. It’s purpose is to explore the potential of creating works which are cinematic in Read more about video networks project[…]