Korsakow 6 an Intimate Cinema

A release date of October 22 has been set for the very much anticipated Korsakow 6. This version exports to HTML 5. While some will be excited by web standards what I’m excited by is this should mean we can have K-films on tablets. Intimate, novelistic, personal, affective fragmentary interactive audiovisual works. I hope.

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Paolo Favero

Work meeting with Paolo A photo posted by @vogmae on Sep 11, 2016 at 7:35pm PDT Had a coffee with Paolo Favero today. He’s been in Melbourne working with RMIT’s Digital Ethnography Research Centre (DERC). Was an intriguing conversation touching on Korsakow, interactive documentary, noticing, and methods of letting the world come to you. We […]

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Shit, December

My PhD student Hannah Brasier has uploaded “Negotiating Mess: Towards a Multilinear Engagement with Complexity in Interactive Documentary” to academia.edu. From a current research proposal of mine: This project aims to create a new framework to theorise and understand interactive documentary by using theories from critical digital humanities. This framework will expand our conception of […]

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Being Observed

Franziska Weidle is a PhD candidate in anthropology from Göttingen who is doing field work on Korsakow. We, it turns out, are the field. She’s a great addition to the non/fictionLab and documentary group, participating in seminars, workshops, supervision and so on. She’s started a blog for her field work on Korsakow.

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Korsakow Workshop

This is a gallery of the slides used in today’s Korsakow workshop. They suffer without the context of the conversation, but some who are familiar with Korsakow may find them useful, provocative, or promptful. The discussions that developed were very productive.

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Melbourne Korsakow Workshop

There will be a free full day Korsakow workshop at RMIT on February 18. Places are limited, and participants will be eligible for a 50% discount on the cost of Korsakow. If you’ve dabbled with Korsakow, are interested in interactive documentary, curious, a nonfiction multilinear narrator, or some combination of these, then this is for […]

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Changes Afoot to Korsakow

Korsakow, still open source, formally more or less free, is now USD50 (details on the Korsakow site). This is a good move to hopefully allow more robust development of what remains the best application for authoring generative, thick, multilinear video works for non-programmers (the other options available create link hierarchies, not poetic clouds). I expect […]

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