It’s been a while since we hosted the Popathon x Mediasmith Project Storytelling Hack Jam back in February but the learning has continued to inform new developments behind the scenes. Many of the methods we’ve explored are about to be put to the test in a large-scale public research project […]
‘I’m so Mappy’ is the web-native story created by the green team at the Popathon Storytelling Hack Jam. ‘I’m so Mappy’ offers the audience the chance to explore place through experience and emotion as well as plot their own stories on the map. Plan a bike route through the happiest […]
MoodzArt is the web-native story created by the red team at the Popathon Storytelling Hack Jam. The project drew heavily upon the Harkive dataset collected by BCU PhD researcher, Craig Hamilton. Harkive is a one day event when people from all over the globe submit stories about their music listening […]
We’re pleased to invite you to the University of Warwick’s first Popathon in partnership with the Mediasmith Project. Popathon is an international series of hackathon events bringing together digital storytellers, technologists and designers to prototype the future of web-native storytelling. Key elements of the events are learning, making and sharing. The […]
Tim Wright, digital writer, and Moongolfer extraordinaire shares his thoughts on The Mediasmith Project and how to capture adhoc playful experiences using digital tools and generate ideas for digital media projects through immediate practice and ‘document-as-you-go’ techniques that eschew traditional economic ideas of pre-production, planning and scripting.