_Energy, Economy and Culture

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by Patricia Aufderheide

Can interactive docs bring social issues alive differently and in ways that more directly make connections for users between their own lives…

_The Interactive Documentary: my life, my passion, my playlist

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by Arnau Gifreu

Interactive digital media have had an impact on the logics of production, exhibition and reception of traditional audiovisual documentaries.

_The New Visual Documentary

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by Liza Faktor

The new visual documentary is different from what already exists in the well-defined editorial, film, broadcasting, and art contexts, both…

_Trailblazers, Technologies and Truth(s)

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by Katerina Cizek

Documentarians have always been at the forefront of innovation in form and content, as William Uricchio has so eloquently highlighted with…

_Re-Enchanting Spaces: Participatory Location-Based Media

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by Sue Ding

Location-based media—physically or digitally linked to physical locations, conceptually connected to these locations, and designed to…

_Harsh Wonder: The Mystery & Reality of Being Alive

10
by Wendy Levy

I think a lot about this Mary Oliver quote: “The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt…

_Full Spectrum Documentary on the Climb

15
by Jessica Clark

Since 2008, AIR has been cultivating an emerging documentary form: “full spectrum public media.”  Such creations extend beyond the…

_Documentary as Co-Creation

10
by Mandy Rose

In the context of networked culture the ground beneath documentary has shifted. Cheap, accessible, and mobile production tools make the…

_Sound stories

5
by Francesca Panetta

Audio is particularly effective in emotionally connecting when telling stories. It also leaves room for the imagination.

_Confinement

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by MIT Open Documentary Lab

Here are projects that utilize new media techniques and technologies to explore themes of social confinement and isolation.

_Let’s Not Forget the Climate Crisis

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by MIT Open Documentary Lab

Here are exemplar projects using innovative media approaches bringing the urgency of climate change into our everyday lives.

_The Internet is Reality

5
by Hugues Sweeney

We interpret the world around us, we seek and capture reality, we steal bits of life that occur outside our devices. We press “rec”…

_Collective Wisdom

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by Co-Creation Studio

The Co-Creation studio at the MIT Open Documentary Lab published Collective Wisdom: Co-Creating Media within Communities, across Disciplines…

_The Living Documentary

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by Sandra Gaudenzi

I do not see interactive technology as a tool, but as a process that brings cultural, aesthetic, and political changes. Within this context,…

_Tablet-ready Interactive Docs

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by Chris Dymond

Tablets provide a visually beautiful and rich experience that brings audiences closer to the material, make it easy to engage with deeper…