Category: Bear Abouts

1
Mar

Testing connections

I have been developing the way in which paper pages connect to the digital. There are various options and I explored each to see which was worked the best. Magnetism I used this code snippet in openFrameworks. Magnets are really fun, however they are pretty unreliable and hard to control (it is difficult to place […]

25
Feb

Story blocks

I spent a few days working with a writer to explore and research some methods in storytelling. The aim was to develop narrative for the phonebook. In the end we made many -components- of stories, but not actually any stories. I also looked into some writers experimenting with narrative from such as Eric Zimmerman and […]

24
Feb

Story strings

I’ve been reading lots of children’s picture books as “research” for the phonebook project. I’m particularity drawn to this wonderful picture book by William Wondriska. It has no words but makes many connections. This looks a little bit like a diagram that our tutor Jenny drew illustrating the learning process.

20
Dec

MVWorks!

Such great news: my work has been selected to be part of a residency-professional-development-seed-funding programme called MV Works, which has been created by Makerversity and is funded by Arts Council England and Innovate UK through their Arts and Technology Pilot Programme. This means that I am now a member of one of the coolest spaces […]

8
Sep

Ideo Residency

All the way back in April I made this rather fun “concept” film about how blooming wonderful our hands are, and the absence of this wonder when using a phone. [vimeo https://vimeo.com/124997733] The film was part of an application for the Ideo Fortnight residency. And low and behold the lovely folk of Ideo liked my […]