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A short video I made documenting the launch of the Pervasive Media Cookbook is now on Vimeo…

The Pervasive Media Cookbook is a Hackspace meets Jamie Oliver mash-up where art and engineering mix to inspire entry level producers to get involved with the new world of location based media experiences. It promotes the emerging field of Pervasive Media by showing how 12 innovative experiments were made.

The Cookbook launch is the culmination of a two-year AHRC-funded Knowledge Transfer Fellowship led by Professor Jon Dovey as a partnership with the Watershed Arts Trust. The project worked with Creative Economy partners to define the language of Pervasive Media and support the development of its market. Over two years the team ran user tests, workshops, conferences and seminars reaching over 400 people and working closely with SW digital businesses.

The video features excerpts from talks given at the launch event by Professor Jon Dovey of the DCRC and Clare Reddington, director of iShed and the Pervasive Media Studio, alongside interviews with a number of participants whose work is featured in the Pervasive Media Cookbook

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I’ve basically been failing to blog recently because the combination of PhD work, teaching and making stuff has left me with pretty much no spare time. Hopefully in the new year things will be a little calmer and I’ll have more time to spend here…

The Watershed’s D-shed website has got videos of the McLuhan’s Message seminars online, which includes the talk I gave on Walled Gardens and Digital Enclosure back in October.

It was an enjoyable (and slightly intimidating) panel to be on, but i think it went okay. The day as a whole was really interesting, with some excellent speakers and discussion of various areas surrounding contemporary media technologies.

 

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