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Digital Writing and Poetry – Cúirt International Festival of Literature

Coming from Australia via Norway to Galway and the Cuirt International Festival of Literature are Digital Writers Jason Nelson and Alinta Krauth. Their interactive game and video based digital poetry is being featured in Gallery 3 of the Galway Arts Centre for the duration of the festival. And they will be part of a panel […]
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Your Decisions at the New Star Wars Theme Parks Will Have Consequences

During a panel at Star Wars Celebration in Orlando this weekend, it was revealed that the fully immersive theme park areas will allow visitors to develop a reputation. That’s right. If you ride the attraction that pits the First Order vs. the Resistance, the side you pick will have ramifications throughout the park. Fly the […]
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Experimental Publishing (XPUB) | Piet Zwart Institute

  STUDY PATH: EXPERIMENTAL PUBLISHING From app stores to art book fairs and zine shops, from darknets to sneakernets, from fansubs to on-demand services, and from tweeting to whistleblowing, the act of making things public, that is to say publishing, has became pivotal in an age infused with myriad media technologies.The tension between the publishing […]
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An Immersive “Black Mirror” Experience Is Coming To London [+ I’m Scared]

London’s Barbican Centre has announced that it’s bringing Charlie Brooker’s hit series Black Mirror to life, creating an immersive experience called “Into the Unknown: The Journey Through Science Fiction” this summer. The Barbican’s Silk Street entrance hall will feature a massive six foot video installation based on the 15 Million Merits episode from season one, […]
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The Field of Dreams Approach: On Writing About Video Games

GO: I go to these academic conferences where a similar conversation is happening among professors who write in the field of gaming studies. Some bring in literary and film theory, and try to lay that on top of video games, while others reject that. The tools and the language are already there from other fields, […]