Now with a lot of these interactive projects you really have to think about that. You are having to think about things like user experience design. A really interesting designer called Jason Brush, who is also a filmmaker, said, which really stopped me in my tracks, “If you think about editing as sculpting with time, you are sculpting with time. Your film is always that shape, it is 16:9 maybe 4:3, it is an aspect ratio. Within that, you are sculpting with the time to create your film. Now what you are doing with interactive projects is you are sculpting with both time and space, and you are shaping for use.”
The Disaster Resilience Journal is an interactive documentary that examines how individuals, communities and countries around the world are building resilience in a landscape of climate change, and social, economic and cultural shifts.
When everything is already all lit up, a searchlight is just another thing you can’t see. - Eric Newton, Searchlights and Sunglasses The premise of Eric Newton s Searchlights and Sunglasses is that a world flooded with information requires a new type of journalist — one who filters information rather than shine...
Latest installation by Montreal-based media and entertainment studio Moment Factory invites visitors to explore the illuminated paths of an enchanted forest in Québec, Canada. Foresta Lumina, a 2 km long trail, meanders through the Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook full of colorful light in
"With the Learn Do Share events, we provide an environment where people can come, be creative and connect with other individuals to experiment. A lot of it involves the process of prototyping – trying something, failing fast, and learning from that failure. We’re designing the event with the people that we want to reach instead of just designing it for them. "
The following is a note New York Times media columnist David Carr posted on Medium for his incoming students at Boston University, where Carr is the College of Communication’s first Andrew R. Lack professor. It is cross-posted here with permission, and edited for length. This course, Press Play, aspires to be a place where you make things. Good things.
Barbara Ganley's insight:
If I were still a classroom teacher, I'd be writing a syllabus much like this one...
Studio Roosegaarde is the social design lab for interactive Art, Fashion and Architecture such as Dune, Intimacy and Smart Highway. This link between ideology and technology is what artist and innovator Daan Roosegaarde calls techno-poetry.