Have you ever noticed how suspension bridges look like giant harps? London based artist Di Mainstone had this realisation on the Brooklyn Bridge, during a residency at Eyebeam Centre for Art and Technology in New York City. There she imagined a clip-on sound interface that might enable pedestrians to “play the bridge” as though it …
"The interactive documentary focuses on the case of forced sterilisation in Peru, which affected indigenous communities in isolated parts of the country. These factors were taken into consideration when developing the project. Unlike some other interactive documentaries, which focus on high end websites, the first audience of this project was the connected community. They wanted to tell the story with them, not about them."
Mulitani Yesaya was the first person I remember seeing when we arrived in Sikedi Village. Though all 195 members of the community were there to greet us, excitedly singing and dancing, Mulitani stood out from the rest.And it was because of this smile:
Barbara Ganley's insight:
Great example of digital storytelling on Exposure.
Odyssey.js is a project funded by the Knight Prototype Fund developed by mapping company CartoDB. Today it is releasing the ...
"Although the Web is 25 years old, we are still at the dawn of using the medium for interactive storytelling. Technical complexity and development resources needed to create interactive pieces are two major drawbacks that stop innovation (the economic context of newsrooms further complicates things)."
"Metaphorical thinking … is essential to how we communicate, learn, discover, and invent." "Children help us to mediate between the ide (The magic of metaphor – what children's minds teach us about the evolution of the imagination
When I have my adult workshoppers play around in metaphor, they (initially) think I am nuts, that tis is silly and worthless until they start coming up with whole new ways to view their stories, their messages, their intent.
"Interactive documentaries aren’t the best choice for every story, but they can be especially effective and compelling when creating a community-centered project with an ongoing storyline. “Bisbee” is a project that requires not only video portraits, but also historical still photography and footage, data, soundscapes, community-generated content and vintage audio recordings from residents past and present to truly create a nuanced, immersive experience."