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Creative Practice Methods (CPM)

Creative Practice Methodology Workshops
Creative Practice Methods (CPM) StoryLab Engages in a Continuous Exploration of Creative Practice Methods As part of this project, StoryLab ran a series of workshops addressing creative practice methods between November 2017 and March 2018. These events produced cross-disciplinary conversations through roundtable discussions, presentations, and technical demonstrations in the field of creative practice research that...

Machine Seeing

Machine Seeing StoryLab are exploring and addressing a series of questions and challenges on existing and emerging creative technologies. Innovations in media technologies have opened up new ways of witnessing the world. These emerging modes of “machine seeing” raise novel questions about user experience, renaissance and role of synergistic creative tools such as sound, changing...

Vulnerable Selves

Vulnerability
Vulnerable Selves Dual Perspectives, Immersive Media and the Narrative of Vulnerability In this project, StoryLab critically explore the lived experience and interpretation of vulnerability and investigate the possibilities and limitations of using immersive media through an observational case study of emerging filmmakers. Situated within ‘me too’ and representation in the media, the project explores how...

Urban Nature

Urban/Nature
Urban Nature The narrative of Landscapes Immersive Media and the Body In Urban Nature, StoryLab and Professor Viren Swami draw on Swami’s previous work, which has shown that exposure to images of nature results in elevated state body appreciation, but static images may lack ecological validity. This project examined the exposure to short films of...

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...

Immersive Movement

360 Dance
Immersive Movement Narrative Driven Performance To Enhance Mobility Through Live Action Virtual Reality  StoryLab in collaboration with Dr Eva Aymami Rene, Dr Stephen Oxnard and Tim Kobin investigate the production processes and conceptualization of dance through live action virtual reality. The project primarily explores the universal connection of dance and movement through a series of...