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Documentary pick: Creativity & Business

Documentary pick: Creativity & Business

So I love Documentary! And have been watchful on this new stream of documentaries investigating the way we live through design and business exploring. In this creative era, where ideas become power, no longer business persists without great design ideas, neither these reach the crowds without elaborated business strategies. New devices, new visuals, new ways to … Continue reading

Postdigital Encounters

Postdigital Encounters

Last Friday, on the 24th of June several media practitioners, researchers and academics joined the Post-digital Encounters, an one-day symposium that asked “are we postigital yet?”. The event explored how the new digital technology era has influenced creativity and media practice. Educational perspectives, research and media practice projects were presented, and even a QR workshop … Continue reading

Future Artists’ model & Invisible circus film

Future Artists’ model & Invisible circus film

Finally… finally I watched the incredible documentary “Invisible Circus – No dress Rehearsal” by Naomi Smyth. Some weeks ago I went to a Future Artists talk in the Watershed at Bristol. Here I was introduced to the breathtaking film – Invisible Circus, the documentary, as a first experiment within a new model to distribute indy … Continue reading

public Youtube screening confiscated

public Youtube screening confiscated

Six days ago took place a significant and polemic riot in STokes Croft street in Bristol, UK, against the recent opening of a new Tesco express store. In a neighbourhood where the local production and local commerce is a stamp and a believe, the big supermarket chain company, opened a new store on the 15th … Continue reading

I-DOCS

I-DOCS

I-Docs, the first lab/symposium dedicated to interactive documentary. On the 25th of March took place the event on Watershed, Bristol. The symposium was a day long event which showcased new projects, motivated discussion around artistic, technological, economic and political implications of new forms of factual representation, much known as documentaries. It was a pleasure and … Continue reading

Calling for action.com

How can people and computers be connected so that— collectively— they act more intelligently than any individuals, groups, or computers have ever done before? (Thomas W. Malone, Director, MIT Center for Collective Intelligence1) Looking around, on internet, on TV, on what is happening around the world… people are definitely getting new forms of, together, take … Continue reading

Global social media doc.

I’ve been fascinated about the growing trend of online documentary collaboration. The new technologies, the interactive internet seem to bring a new channel of communication. If documentary could change the world by its message, it probably can make the world work together on this change… Here one of the social documentary projects that I found … Continue reading