Archives for multimodal narrative

Media Manipulation

Media Manipulation
Media Manipulation Media Manipulation: Ideologies and Political Economies of Intervention in a Digital World Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, 29th June 2018 The StoryLab Research Institute at Anglia Ruskin University and the ERC-funded “Risking Speech” project at the Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge hosted a workshop on the topic of “media manipulation”. Manipulation—of attention, opinion, action—has...

The Crossing

Human Trafficking
The Crossing The Crossing is a multi-screen and 2D screen interactive exhibition, which provided new interpretations and understanding of the black-market economy of sex trafficking through the journey of a trafficked woman. The emotionally charged project investigates the exploitation of hope and the black market economy of human trafficking through the story of a young...

Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking
Human Trafficking Human Trafficking: Engaging New Audiences Through Immersive VR Haptic Experience StoryLab, Dr Senir Dinar, Ian Brown and Prof. Rob Toulson are developing novel approaches to narrative driven data visualisation and audience engagement in the topic of human trafficking through the construction and application of immersive non-interactive and interactive VR experiences and binaural 360...

Could Try Harder

Could Try Harder
Could Try Harder Could Try Harder: An Audiovisual Investigation into Capturing and Creating a Shared Memory Experience   Sophie Jackson’s research investigates ‘memory moments’ through the capture and creation of shared memory experience. It utilizes school reports as artefacts to trigger central memory, documented through a process of participant interviews forming the basis of a...

Algorithimic Signs

Algoritmic Signs
Algorithmic Signs Tracing the Missing History of Computer Art Through Curatorial Practice Algorithmic Signs - Ernest Edmonds, Manfred Mohr, Vera Molnár, Frieder Nake, Roman Verostko, is a research project exploring the history of pioneering computational art conceived, researched and curated as a major exhibition by Dr Francesca Franco in collaboration with the Fondazione Bevilacqua La...

Forensic Architecture

Foresnsic Architecture
Forensic Architecture Screening and Presentation Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, 30th April 2018 Christina Varvia presented the work of Forensic Architecture, a research agency based at Goldsmiths University of London undertaking advanced architectural and media research. She provided insight into the work they do on behalf of international prosecutors, human rights organisations and political and environmental...

Notes on Blindness

Notes On Blindness
Notes on Blindness Screening and Presentation Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, 23rd April 2018 LENS and StoryLab Research Institute hosted a screening of Notes on Blindness followed by a director Q&A, plus virtual reality experience. The film directed by Pete Middleton and James Spinney is a moving account of personal perseverance: After losing sight, John Hull...

StoryLab Symposium ‘Interpret’

StoryLab Symposium Interpret
StoryLab Symposium ‘Interpret’ Presentations Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, 14th March 2018 The rapid development of technological innovations in recent years has dramatically reshaped the way people communicate. This has accelerated the exchange of ideas, but has also produced a climate of confusion and misinformation with stable narrative patterns of communication breaking down. Addressing these issues,...

Mandy Chang, BBC Storyville

Mandy Chang BBC Storyville
Mandy Chang, BBC Storyville Screening and Presentation Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, 12th Nov 2017 StoryLab in association with the Royal Television Society and LENS organised a lecture by BBC Storyville’s Mandy Chang. Chaired by Dr Cathy Elliott (LENS),  the new commissioning editor for premier BBC strand STORYVILLE talked about her passion for documentary and showed...

Ways of Machine Seeing

Ways of Machine Seeing New Ways of Witnessing the World Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Monday 26 June – Wednesday 28 June 2017 Ways of Machine Seeing 2017 was a two-day workshop organised by CoDE, the Cambridge Digital Humanities Network and Cambridge Big Data. The event revisited the 1972 BBC documentary series Ways of Seeing and...
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