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Location-based Storytelling and Augmented Reality

Lecture for Week 6 of the module "Storytelling for Multiple Platforms", School of Media, Design and Technology, University of Bradford. It is useful to begin with a general discussion of the…

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There’s no time like the present

There's a piece in The Conversation about the relation between the novel, Do androids dream of electric sheep? (Philip K. Dick) and the two movies that were based on it:…

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Creativity and Imagination: a new beginning

The first lecture for our module Creativity and Imagination takes place on Tuesday morning, 26th September at 11:00. And, I wanted to show students that I do actually use the…

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Cycling in Augmented Space

A contribution to the Cycle City/Active City: Bradford Conference, 11-12 May 2017. "How games, real-time apps, augmented reality and digital & sensory media displays are influencing the cycling experience." Authors:…

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Minority Report: why is it such a good example for teaching students about augmented reality?

There is a point in my teaching where I introduce aspects of augmented reality to students studying storytelling for multiple platforms. This is not just an opportunity to share with…

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Location-based Storytelling and Augmented Reality

Lecture for Week 6 of the module "Storytelling for Multiple Platforms", School of Media, Design and Technology, University of Bradford. It’s useful to begin with a general discussion of the importance…

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‘Being In’: Exploring Augmented Space, the Media Layer and Human Engagement

Authors: Patrick Allen (School of Media, Design and Technology, University of Bradford), Ava Fatah (The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London), David Robison (Capital of Cycling). Partners: Bronte Parsonage…

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What’s the connection between Space Syntax and Agent-Based Modelling?

I don't usually get this technical when sharing ideas on this blog. That said, I have given myself this highly conceptual but engaging conundrum (that's just how I roll). In…

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Exploring Augmented Spaces: Workshop 31st October, University of Bradford

The School of Media, Design and Technology, University of Bradford will be hosting a Workshop on "Exploring Augmented Spaces" at the end of October. We'll be discussing plans for future…

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Media Transformations

Over the coming months I'll be turning the best bits from my PhD thesis into chapters for a book. I guess I should have done this years ago, but now there's…

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Creative TeachMeet: Impressions Gallery Workshop

I have recently become much more interested in the role of Visual Literacy and the development of creative strategies in schools. I see it as an important bridge between High…

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Enabling Imagery?

Media ethics and mis-representations of disability "It seems to me that they're some of the most misrepresented people in the history of art". This was Mark Quinn after the unveiling…

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A Visual Diary

Teaching: the journal as art

One theme that will be developed over the next few months will be how I encourage the use of journals and the development of creative strategies for students. I am…

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Wind-Rises

Introducing ‘The Wind Rises’

As part of the Media and Conflict Interchange, I presented a talk on the film The Wind Rises, by Mayazaki. Introducing The Wind Rises: script - pdf

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