Cultural Shock

_Cultural Shock

...a new perspective. During two months of online casting, forty-five candidates battled to win a trip to their country of origin. Once there, the rules were clear: no CO2, no...
BIIDAABAN: FIRST LIGHT

_BIIDAABAN: FIRST LIGHT

...Canada’s largest urban environment. The importance of language for understanding Indigenous perspectives is one of the main themes of the piece. As Indigenous languages risk disappearing, we risk losing what...
Motto: A behind-the-scenes look at the making of Vincent Morisset’s latest adventure

_Motto: A behind-the-scenes look at the making of Vincent Morisset’s latest adventure

...memory-like, or symbolic. Repeated clips seemed like a refrain.” (Sean Michaels, “Motto: Making Magic and Sharing Secrets.” NFB Blog, National Film Board of Canada, June 8, 2020, https://blog.nfb.ca/blog/2020/06/08/motto-making-magic-and-sharing-secrets/.) The team...
Motto

_Motto

...to TikTok and Instagram Stories—a non-linear 2,000-page mystery that’s expressed in a dazzling array of anonymous, amateur video clips, growing larger every day. Motto is an original collaboration between AATOAA,...
AI Platforms for Interactive Storytellers

_AI Platforms for Interactive Storytellers

...set up. Unity provides several pre-trained environments and agents to start and play with, and there are already a bunch of easy and fun tutorials to follow online. ml5.js by...
Climate Witness Project

_Climate Witness Project

...and impacting forests in northern Norway. The collection of stories are produced in the arctic and sub-arctic regions of Scandinavia, a region that is experiencing around a 20-degree Celsius increase...
Aftermath VR: Euromaidan

_Aftermath VR: Euromaidan

Aftermath VR: Euromaidan is an immersive documentary project about the Euromaidan Revolution in Kyiv, Ukraine. This experience reconstructs the events that occurred on February 20 2014, when government police forces...
The Personal is the Political

_The Personal is the Political

...put out into the world. ‘Traditional’ documentaries like “Stories We Tell” directed by fellow Canadian Sarah Polley have impacted me immensely. Polley tells her family story through film recreated archival...
Spectre

_Spectre

...is named after the online persona of Dr. Aleksandr Kogan, the data scientist that sold 87 million Facebook profiles to Cambridge Analytica. As part of Spectre, co-creators Bill Posters and...
I’ve Always Been Jealous of Other People’s Families

_I’ve Always Been Jealous of Other People’s Families

I’ve Always Been Jealous of Other People’s Families is an interactive machine-learning installation that investigates the mental states of the machines we create. The project, created by Shirin Anlen,...
StreetMusicMap

_StreetMusicMap

...StreetMusicMap, Bacchieri runs the StreetMusicMap Instagram account, which has over 40,000 followers and 1,400 artists documented on video in 97 countries, all filmed by more than 700 collaborators. StreetMusicMap is...
Collective Wisdom

_Collective Wisdom

...planning). Four types of co-creation in media are identified in the study: within communities (in person and online); across disciplines and organizations; and increasingly, humans co-creating with living systems and...
The Panama Papers

_The Panama Papers

...Mossack Fonseca. For a year, 11.5 million documents were analyzed by a team of more than 300 journalists from 76 countries and 100 newsrooms, coordinated by the International Consortium of...
Drawing Operations

_Drawing Operations

Drawing Operations is an ongoing series of human-machine drawing performances developed by artist Sougwen Chung with different robots named D.O.U.G. (Drawing Operations Unit: Generation __). Through the process of co-creative...