Just read an interesting paper from last year by David Gauntlett (author of Making Is Connecting) which can be downloaded here. It discusses the following six theses which I think I’m going to pin up on the studio/office wall. In fact I think I might have them printed onto a wallet sized crib card. 1. The internet […]
Another Sunday digging through my music collection, finding themes and mixing. This time surfacing a lot of devotion to Yemanja. Yemanja is one of the deities or Orishas of the Yoruban spiritual belief system that has a variety of manifestations in the Americas arising partly out of attempts by slaves to disguise banned traditional African practices. […]
Getting my toolkit together for some early stage concept development on a new transmedia project, I recently re-visited the website of Conducttr, a transmedia development platform. I was drawn to the strap line for a project by Hip Hop artist and author Jonny Virgo: “Dan Brown meets Harry Potter – with more black people”.
Time to share some music. Digging through the ‘vaults’ I found this mix I did for the second half of a contemporary dance production from Union Dance Company. The show was inspired by the gallery installation series of works I created using the title Permanent Revolution.
This is the web archive of performance and technology production company, HyperJAM and the online hub of its Artistic Director, interdisciplinary artist and producer Derek Richards aka 'rizomorph'. HyperJAM led the way in applications of interactive multimedia to live performance - connecting venues and audiences around the world for real time collaborative performances and producing interactive projections and soundscapes for theatre, music, dance and the occasional corporate event. Today Derek combines this history with his experience in participatory practice (youth & community) to deliver cross-platform arts & media projects and to consult on digital engagement, cultural programming and civic participation.