Death of a Blog, Birth of a Podcast

Well, not quite ‘death’ but an indefinite hiatus. I’m powering down this blog for a few reasons, one of which is my desire to finish my PhD. I’ve tried for the last year and a half to do PhD writing and work and this blog, but found the mindsets are somewhat incompatable. I’ve decided therefore … Read moreDeath of a Blog, Birth of a Podcast

"Distributed Narratives": "She Loves the Moon" by The Strangers

In 2004, well-known academic Jill Walker Rettberg (who among other things did a great piece a few years ago about the online drama Online Caroline by XPT) published a great paper called┬áDistributed Narrative: Telling Stories Across Networks: A new kind of narrative is emerging from the network: the distributed narrative. Distributed narratives don’t bring media … Read more"Distributed Narratives": "She Loves the Moon" by The Strangers

Networked Art Competition: Mixed Realities Commissions

I was very happy to see this, a multi-place commission: AVENUES OF INVESTIGATION: we are looking for works that (1) bridge multiple realities while maintaining autonomy; (2) engage the user as a participant; (3) include the dynamics of both one-to-one and one-to-many communication within the work; (4) require collaboration between artists, programmers, scientists, and others; … Read moreNetworked Art Competition: Mixed Realities Commissions