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Layered
Submitted by on December 19, 2010 – 9:24 am2 Comments

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About : a collaborative eBook created during the fourth City As Material Pitch In & Publish event on ‘Underside‘. Layered documents a walk from Whitechapel to Clerkenwell considering the ‘shadow’ of the city. Continue the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #cityasmaterial

Published December 2010

Authors : Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino, Giles Lane, Radhika Patel, Hazem Tagiuri, Mandy Tang and Christina Wanambwa

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Festive Cheer from Proboscis
Submitted by on December 18, 2010 – 8:36 am2 Comments

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About : Season’s greeting from Proboscis with our annual Xmas Box, this year featuring 12 suggestions for New Year’s Resolutions 2011…

Published December 2010

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Ancient Lights, City Shadows
Submitted by on December 17, 2010 – 6:23 pm2 Comments

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About : A collaborative eBook produced by the participants of City As Material : Skyline (12th November 2010) – Ancient Lights, City Shadows contains the traces of a walk around the City of London, which flow through the book as a a skyline of altitude measurements punctuated with drawings and photographs created along the way. Continue the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #cityasmaterial

Published December 2010

Authors : Martin Fidler, Giles Lane, Radhika Patel, Simon Pope, Hazem Tagiuri and Katherine Willis

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bookleteer & Museum of Childhood by Christina Wanambwa
Submitted by on December 14, 2010 – 3:43 pm3 Comments

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About : First in a new series of eBooks created by Proboscis’ education assistant, Christina Wanambwa, exploring how bookleteer can be used in different contexts and settings to support and enhance existing education and learning programmes, as well as inspiring new ones. This eBook follows a site visit to the V&A Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green and considers how bookleteer could add value to their education programme.

Published December 2010

Christina Wanambwa is an Education Assistant in Proboscis’ Creative Placement Programme, supported by the Future Jobs Fund through New Deal of the Mind.

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City As Material : Sonic Geographies
Submitted by on December 10, 2010 – 5:48 pm2 Comments

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About : an ebook documenting the audio recordings made on the fifth City As Material : Sonic Geographies event, 10th December 2010. Continue the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #cityasmaterial

Published December 2010

Authors : Giles Lane and Haz Tagiuri

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City As Material : Sonic Geographies eNotebook
Submitted by on December 6, 2010 – 2:18 pmOne Comment

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About : a notebook designed by Haz Tagiuri for participants in the Pitch In & Publish : City As Material event on Sonic Geographies to use to collect notes and ideas, paste in pictures and cuttings.

Book a place at Sonic Geographies (Friday 10th December) – check out the planned route.

Published December 2010

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As It Comes by Alice Angus
Submitted by on December 4, 2010 – 8:00 am3 Comments
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About : a final eBook about Alice Angus’ new project, As It Comes commissioned by Mid Pennine Arts and Lancaster District Chamber of Commerce for  their Talking Shop series. An exploration of the independent shops and market stall traders of Lancaster, Alice has created a series of drawings that are printed on 2 metre long cotton banners with hand-embroidered details, which are hung in the windows of a shop at 18 New Street on from the 10th November to 16th December 2010.
Also available as a PPOD printed book.

Published December 2010

Alice Angus, co-director of Proboscis, is an artist inspired by rethinking concepts and perceptions of landscape and human relationships to the land. Over the last six years she has been creating a body of art work exploring concepts proximity and remoteness, technology and presence, against the lived experience and local knowledge of a place. In 2003, Alice was the only non-Canadian to participate in the first Artist in the Park residency in Ivvavik National Park in the Northern Yukon, organised by Parks Canada.

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A New Workers’ SongBook Song Writing Work Book for New Songs by Tiny Bill Cody & DodoLab
Submitted by on December 3, 2010 – 11:31 pm2 Comments

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About : DodoLab has collaborated with the Workers Arts and Heritage Centre (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada) on the creation of A New Workers Songbook. The project is based on WAHC’s collection of books and recordings of songs that reflect Hamilton’s history of industry and organized labour. The goal of this project is to create songs about current realities for working people in Hamilton. Reflecting on the shifts in jobs and work, this participatory and process-based project explores current perceptions from both an individual and collective perspective. Artist/curator Caitlin Sutherland has worked with DodoLab on the design of the installation and the various surveys and has also been the lead on statistical research. Hamilton artist, performer and musician Tor Lukasik-Foss is the lead on the songwriting component of the project he has designed this workbook to help aspiring songwriters to create their own worker’s songs.

Published December 2010

Tiny Bill Cody (Tor Lukasik-Foss) is an artist, performer and musician based in Hamilton, Ontario.

DodoLab is an art and design based program that employs experimental and adaptive processes to spark positive change and resiliency. We work collaboratively with a diversity of emergent thinkers/doers to imaginatively and critically repurpose familiar tools of the social sciences, marketing and activism to engage with the public in public. Our focus is the complex relationships between people and their surroundings and how communities define, and are defined by, their environment. DodoLab puts the creative process at the heart of confronting social and environmental challenges.

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A Sketchbook of Lancaster by Caroline Maclennan
Submitted by on December 1, 2010 – 7:12 pm4 Comments

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About : This book documents some of the research and traders involved in Alice Angus’ As It Comes project exploring independent shops and traders in Lancaster, England. It was made by Caroline Maclennan, a local student at Lancaster University who worked with Alice and also includes work with local historian Michael Winstanley who collaborated with Alice. As It Comes was commissioned by Mid Pennine Arts for their Talking Shop regeneration programme, and was supported by the Lancaster District Chamber of Commerce.

Published December 2010

Caroline Maclennan is a History of Art and Fine Art student at the University of Lancaster specialising in installation and digital art. Caroline undertook a creative placement on Alice Angus’ As It Comes project in Summer / Autumn 2010.

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City As Material Underside eNotebook
Submitted by on November 23, 2010 – 11:46 pmOne Comment

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About : a notebook designed by Haz Tagiuri for participants in the Pitch In & Publish : City As Material event on Underside to use to collect notes and ideas, paste in pictures and cuttings.

Book a place at Underside (Friday 26th November) or the last event of this series, Sonic Geographies on December 10th.

Published November 2010

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The Tournament of Beasts by DodoLab
Submitted by on November 19, 2010 – 5:24 pm2 Comments

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About : On Friday, November 12th, 2010, DodoLab and SACY (Sudbury Action Centre for Youth) staged the First Annual Tournament of Beasts in Sudbury’s Memorial Park (Ontario, Canada). The project featured a croquet competition between a half-dozen animals (raccoon, bear, wolf, rabbit, deer and moose) and was staged as a catalyst to encourage public discussion about the use and control of public spaces. The project is part of a larger community initiative in Sudbury being developed in collaboration with the Musagetes Foundation, Ontario Trillium Foundation, SACY, Carrefour Sudbury and Metis Council of Sudbury.

Published November 2010

DodoLab is an art and design based program that employs experimental and adaptive processes to spark positive change and resiliency. We work collaboratively with a diversity of emergent thinkers/doers to imaginatively and critically repurpose familiar tools of the social sciences, marketing and activism to engage with the public in public. Our focus is the complex relationships between people and their surroundings and how communities define, and are defined by, their environment. DodoLab puts the creative process at the heart of confronting social and environmental challenges.

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As It Comes eBook & StoryCubes by Alice Angus
Submitted by on November 11, 2010 – 12:09 am2 Comments

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StoryCube 4 A4 only 2.4Mb

About : an eBook and a set of StoryCubes about Alice Angus’ new project, As It Comes commissioned by Mid Pennine Arts and Lancaster District Chamber of Commerce for  their Talking Shop series. An exploration of the independent shops and market stall traders of Lancaster, Alice has created a series of drawings that are printed on 2 metre long cotton banners with hand-embroidered details, which are hung in the windows of a shop at 18 New Street on from the 10th November to 16th December 2010.

Published November 2010

Alice Angus, co-director of Proboscis, is an artist inspired by rethinking concepts and perceptions of landscape and human relationships to the land. Over the last six years she has been creating a body of art work exploring concepts proximity and remoteness, technology and presence, against the lived experience and local knowledge of a place. In 2003, Alice was the only non-Canadian to participate in the first Artist in the Park residency in Ivvavik National Park in the Northern Yukon, organised by Parks Canada.

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City As Material : Skyline eNotebook
Submitted by on November 8, 2010 – 8:56 pmOne Comment

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About : a notebook designed by Haz Tagiuri for participants in the Pitch In & Publish : City As Material event on Skyline to use to collect notes and ideas, paste in pictures and cuttings.
Includes a photo essay by Skyline’s event special guest, Simon Pope.

Book a place at Skyline (Friday 12th November) or one of the other forthcoming events, Underside & Sonic Geographies.

Published November 2010

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Ebb and Flow
Submitted by on November 4, 2010 – 1:17 pm2 Comments

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About : a collaborative eBook created during the second City As Material Pitch In & Publish event on ‘River‘. Ebb and Flow documents a walk along the river from Hermitage Community Moorings in Wapping to Queenhithe and via the City to Turnmill Street (formerly on the banks of the now buried River Fleet) in Clerkenwell. Continue the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #cityasmaterial

Book a place at one of the next events, on the topics of Skyline, Underside and  Sonic Geographies.

Published November 2010

Authors : Ben Eastop, Martin Fidler, Fred Garnett, Giles Lane, Anne Lydiat, Alex McGlynn and Aurelia McGlynn-Richon

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City As Material : River eNotebook by Proboscis
Submitted by on October 28, 2010 – 11:46 amOne Comment

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About : a notebook designed by Haz Tagiuri for participants in the Pitch In & Publish : City As Material event on River to use to collect notes and ideas, paste in pictures and cuttings.

Published October 2010

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The Stories So Far… by Cartoon de Salvo
Submitted by on October 22, 2010 – 10:26 pm4 Comments

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About : An eBook of photos celebrating the stories so far in the history of Cartoon de Salvo.

Published October 2010

Founded in 1997, Cartoon de Salvo is one of the country’s most respected theatre companies. Their cocktail of script-defying improvisation, live music and exceptional storytelling has won critical acclaim and a devoted following. On their quest to mess with the live theatre experience, the Salvos make theatre that wears its heart on its sleeve, that likes an adventure, and that never forgets that the audience is the number one reason for putting on the show. The company has played everywhere from tiny village halls in Cumbria to cliff tops in Cornwall, from proper producing houses to shopping malls, to Edinburgh, Glastonbury and Hong Kong International Festivals.  Show include: Meat and Two Veg, The Sunflower Plot, their acclaimed allotment set outdoor theatre event and The Ratcatcher of Hamelin. In 2010 the Salvo’s are joining forces with producer Ed Collier (Fuel, China Plate, Arvon) and touring Pub Rock in urban boozers across the UK, making a new show about science and religion called The Irish Giant, creating a new music impro event called Made Up and taking completely unscripted Hard Hearted Hannah and Other Stories to the Kennedy Centre, Washington DC.

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An Unbooklet of Disappropriation: Situated Moments From The City
Submitted by on October 20, 2010 – 10:19 am4 Comments

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About : a collaborative eBook created during the first City As Material Pitch In & Publish event on ‘Streetscapes‘. The Unbooklet of Disappropriation explores a journey around Smithfield, the Golden Lane estate, the Barbican and Postman’s Park and is focused around the discovery of an ‘Unplace’ with unusual acoustic properties. It has been designed not just as a document of the journey, but also as something which readers can use to add their own contributions to – by tearing out one of the pages and leaving their own messages in similar  places, or using the Twitter hashtags (#cityasmaterial and #ddiof) to continue a distributed conversation.

Book a place at one of the next events, on the topics of River, Skyline, Underside and  Sonic Geographies.

Authors : Fred Garnett, David Jennings, Giles Lane, Anne Lydiat, Hazem Tagiuri & Tim Wright

Published October 2010

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Passivhaus Field Trip eNotebook by Rob Annable
Submitted by on October 11, 2010 – 1:58 pm5 Comments

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About : A notebook compiled during a study visit to Germany to learn about Passivhaus building design principles. Created with a combination of note taking, Polaroid prints, QR codes and links to web content.

Published October 2010

Rob Annable is an architect at Axis Design Architects in Birmingham. He blogs here and can be found on twitter at @eversion.

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Streetscapes eNotebook by Proboscis
Submitted by on October 1, 2010 – 5:36 pmOne Comment

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About : a notebook designed by Haz Tagiuri for participants in the Pitch In & Publish : City As Material event on Streetscapes to use to collect notes and ideas, paste in pictures and cuttings.

Published October 2010

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Tangled Threads by Mandy Tang
Submitted by on September 20, 2010 – 2:22 pm4 Comments

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About : an illustrated storyboard for a new film about Proboscis’ Sensory Threads project, illustrated by Many Tang and scripted by Karen Martin & Alice Angus.

Published September 2010

Mandy Tang recently joined Proboscis as  a Creative Assistant on a 6 month placement supported by the Future Jobs Fund through New Deal of the Mind. She has worked on various iPhone games projects as a Junior Concept Artist and is currently interested in expanding her knowledge in the field of Creative Arts.

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  • Pop-Up eBooks: ‘Tangled Threads’ | bookleteer blog
    [...] Download, make and read ‘Tangled Threads’ for yourself. [...]
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  • October Newsletter | Proboscis
    [...] Streetscapes eNotebook by Proboscis http://diffusion.org.uk/?p=2175 Tangled Threads by Mandy Tang http://diffusion.org.uk/?p=2171 Graffito by BigDog Interactive & Proboscis http://diffusion.org.uk/?p=2146 Topographies…
    Comment posted on 10-27-2010 at 11:20
  • Proboscis Newsletter October 2010 | newmediafix.net
    [...] Streetscapes eNotebook by Proboscis http://diffusion.org.uk/?p=2175 Tangled Threads by Mandy Tang http://diffusion.org.uk/?p=2171 Graffito by BigDog Interactive & Proboscis http://diffusion.org.uk/?p=2146 Topographies…
    Comment posted on 10-26-2010 at 13:56
  • Tangled Threads | Proboscis
    [...] Tangled Threads consists of a storyboard in the form of a Diffusion eBook, that reflects upon the different projects…
    Comment posted on 9-20-2010 at 14:38

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Graffito by BigDog Interactive & Proboscis
Submitted by on September 17, 2010 – 9:48 am3 Comments

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About : Graffito is an iPhone/iPad app for collaborative drawing, an experiment in massive crowd-made graffiti. This eBook introduces the project and the team behind it, with photos and screengrabs of it in action at 2010’s Vintage@Goodwood festival.

Download the App from the App Store

Published September 2010

BigDog Interactive is a small company of creative computer programmers who invent mobile applications, interactive art installations and live events.

Proboscis is an artist-led studio combining artistic practice with commissioning, curating, design and consultancy to explore social, cultural and creative issues.

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    [...] by Mandy Tang http://diffusion.org.uk/?p=2171 Graffito by BigDog Interactive & Proboscis http://diffusion.org.uk/?p=2146 Topographies and Tales StoryCubes by Alice Angus &…
    Comment posted on 10-26-2010 at 14:00
  • Graffito @ Tent Digital | Proboscis
    [...] adding to drawings by others, perhaps due to the more focused interaction in a smaller space. The eBook created…
    Comment posted on 9-29-2010 at 14:19
  • Graffito at London Design Festival | Proboscis
    [...] created a special Diffusion eBook about the project for the event – where we’ll have some PPOD printed copies…
    Comment posted on 9-17-2010 at 09:55

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Topographies and Tales StoryCubes by Alice Angus & Joyce Majiski
Submitted by on September 15, 2010 – 8:00 am5 Comments

Topographies & Tales StoryCubes

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T&T Cube 2 A4 only PDF 3.4Mb
T&T Cube 3 A4 only PDF 3.4Mb
T&T Cube 4 A4 only PDF 3.3Mb
T&T Cube 5 A4 only PDF 3.5Mb
T&T Cube 6 A4 only PDF 3.7Mb
T&T Cube 7 A4 only PDF 3.4Mb
T&T Cube 8 A4 only PDF 3.3Mb

About : Alice Angus and Joyce Majiski created this StoryCube set for Topographies and Tales. They are designed to be played with, used as a thinking tool for ideas about landscape, navigation, myths and  environments, belonging and home.  Pile them up together, throw them like dice, arrange into maps, build into landscapes of stories…

Topographies and Tales is about the relationship between people, identity and place. It unearths local and personal stories and myths exploring how concepts of landscape are shaped by ideas of belonging and home.

It is a personal exploration of the intimate way people form relationships with their environments, it takes a journey through the tall tales and perceptions the artists encountered on their travels in the west of Scotland and the Yukon.

Topographies and Tales was a long term collaboration between Alice Angus and Canadian artist Joyce Majiski, that included a film, creative lab and publications. The collaboration began in 2003 in Ivvavik National Park in the Canadian Arctic then in Glenmore Lodge in the Cairngorm Mountains, Scotland, the Klondike Institute for Art and Culture in Dawson City, Canada, Joyce’s Tuktu Studio in Whitehorse and the Proboscis Studio in London.

For further information on Topographies and Tales see:
proboscis.org.uk/tag/topographies-and-tales/

View the animated film: Topographies and Tales, 12 min
http://proboscis.org.uk/1340/topographies-and-tales/

Published September 2010

Alice Angus, co-director of Proboscis, is an artist inspired by rethinking concepts and perceptions of landscape and human relationships to the land. Over the last six years she has been creating a body of art work exploring concepts proximity and remoteness, technology and presence, against the lived experience and local knowledge of a place. In 2003, Alice was the only non-Canadian to participate in the first Artist in the Park residency in Ivvavik National Park in the Northern Yukon, organised by Parks Canada.

Joyce Majiski is an artist, biologist, naturalist and guide whose work with printmaking, installations, artists books and video focuses on the natural world and relationships between nature and humans. Her recent projects include the groundbreaking Three Rivers project where the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Service invited prominent artists, writers and journalists to join native people on three simultaneous journeys along the Snake, the Wind, and the Bonnet Plume rivers. www.joycemajiski.com

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    Fixed.
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    TT cubes 5 to 7 need different links http://diffusion.org.uk/storycubes/TTcube5_cube_portrait_2pp_A4.pdf
    Comment posted on 10-5-2012 at 13:11
  • October Newsletter | Proboscis
    [...] Topographies and Tales StoryCubes by Alice Angus & Joyce Majiski http://diffusion.org.uk/?p=2140A StoryCube about bookleteer.com by Proboscis http://diffusion.org.uk/?p=2135 My Work…
    Comment posted on 10-27-2010 at 11:21
  • Proboscis Newsletter October 2010 | newmediafix.net
    [...] Topographies and Tales StoryCubes by Alice Angus & Joyce Majiski http://diffusion.org.uk/?p=2140 A StoryCube about bookleteer.com by Proboscis http://diffusion.org.uk/?p=2135 My…
    Comment posted on 10-26-2010 at 13:56
  • Some Recent PPOD books | bookleteer blog
    [...] full of QR codes. The StoryCubes included an 8 cube ‘cube of cubes’ set by artists Joyce Majiski and…
    Comment posted on 10-8-2010 at 15:32

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A StoryCube about bookleteer.com by Proboscis
Submitted by on September 14, 2010 – 8:00 am2 Comments

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About : A simple StoryCube created by Giles Lane, Karen Martim & Hazem Tagiuri as a promotional device for bookleteer.com

Published September 2010

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    [...] set by artists Joyce Majiski and Alice Angus on their Topographies & Tales project, a promotional cube about bookleteer…
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  • Proboscis Newsletter October 2010 | newmediafix.net
    [...] & Joyce Majiski http://diffusion.org.uk/?p=2140 A StoryCube about bookleteer.com by Proboscis http://diffusion.org.uk/?p=2135 My Work at Proboscis by Karine Dorset http://diffusion.org.uk/?p=2130…
    Comment posted on 10-26-2010 at 13:57

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My Work at Proboscis by Karine Dorset
Submitted by on September 9, 2010 – 5:22 pmOne Comment

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About : An eBook detailing the work Karine did with Proboscis during her Future Jobs Fund placement in Spring and Summer 2010.

Published September 2010

Karine Dorset worked as a Communications Assistant at Proboscis on a Future Jobs Fund placement. Originally trained as a chef, she is broadening her creative horizons and exploring other forms of creativity.

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    [...] bookleteer.com by Proboscis http://diffusion.org.uk/?p=2135 My Work at Proboscis by Karine Dorset http://diffusion.org.uk/?p=2130 Bird Song by Melissa Bliss http://diffusion.org.uk/?p=2122 Graffito…
    Comment posted on 10-27-2010 at 11:21

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Bird Song by Melissa Bliss
Submitted by on September 2, 2010 – 9:34 pm4 Comments

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About : A StoryCube created to accompany a sound installation in Chiswell Walled Garden, Isle of Portland, Dorset, UK in September 2010 for b-side festival.

Published September 2010

Melissa Bliss is an artist based in London who works with people in particular communities and geographic areas – www.livingcinema.org

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Graffito Vintage Festival ScrapBook by Jennifer Sheridan
Submitted by on August 28, 2010 – 11:49 am3 Comments

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About : A scrapbook of screen grabs from the Graffito iPhone/iPad App as used by festival-goers in the Warehouse Tent at Vintage in Goodwood Park. The images were captured live and printed out via Bluetooth on a Polaroid PoGo printer and stuck into an eNotebook during the event by Jennifer Sheridan (project leader of Graffito) – working from the control booth. See more photos of it in action on Flickr. The ScrapBook is a tangible souvenir for any of the people who played with Graffito at the Festival to have as a memento of the experience they took part in. We’ll be exploring other ways to use bookleteer, eBooks and StoryCubes to make more personalised tangible souvenirs for Graffito users in the near future.

Make Your Own Graffito ScrapBook
If you have an iPhone or iPad, download Graffito free from the AppStore, play and draw with it, capture your favourite images as they happen and print out the pictures to stick in your own Graffito ScrapBook.

Published August 2010

Jennifer Sheridan is a researcher, interaction designer, digital artist and founder of Big Dog Interactive. She is leading the Graffito project with partners : Interactional Sound and Music Group at Queen Mary University of London, Mixed Reality Lab at University of Nottingham, Glasgow University and Proboscis. Graffito is supported by Horizon Digital Economy Research Institute.

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Ode to Dawson by Joyce Majiski & John Steins
Submitted by on August 24, 2010 – 4:21 pmOne Comment

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AboutOde to Dawson is an artists book made mostly using print-based methods, including digital, linoleum and monoprint techniques. The book also includes sewing, beading, drawing and painting contributions. Co-ordinated and created by Joyce Majiski and John Steins (with 41 contributors) Ode to Dawson was created during the Riverside Arts Festival in Dawson City, Yukon August, 2010

Published August 2010

Joyce Majiski is an artist, biologist, naturalist and guide whose work with printmaking, installations, artists books and video focuses on the natural world and relationships between nature and humans. Her recent projects include the groundbreaking Three Rivers project where the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Service invited prominent artists, writers and journalists to join native people on three simultaneous journeys along the Snake, the Wind, and the Bonnet Plume rivers. www.joycemajiski.com

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    [...] Jennifer Sheridan http://diffusion.org.uk/?p=2115 Ode to Dawson by Joyce Majiski & John Steins http://diffusion.org.uk/?p=2111 Excavations in the Temple Precinct of…
    Comment posted on 10-26-2010 at 13:57

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Excavations in the Temple Precinct of Dangeil, Sudan by Julie Anderson & Salah Mohamed Ahmed
Submitted by on August 6, 2010 – 8:00 am5 Comments

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About : A book describing the progress of the Berber-Abidiya Archaeological Project in Dangeil, Sudan. The project, “has focused on the late Kushite city of Dangeil (third century BC – fourth century AD). The site is endangered by modern development. Dangeil is located 350km north of Khartoum and has been a mystery to modern archaeologists because of its unique appearance, though in actuality few have ever visited the site. It consists of a series of large discrete mounds, many standing over four metres above the surrounding plain.”

Published August 2010

Julie Anderson is Assistant Keeper of Egyptian and Sudanese Antiquities at the British Museum.

Salah Mohamed Ahmed is Director of Field Work for the National Corporation for Antiquities and Museums, Sudan.

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Seven Days in Seven Dials
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About : Seven Days in Seven Dials: A week in the life of London’s Cultural Quarters
Last month Proboscis and our FJF Placements Shalene Barnett and Karine Dorset worked with with participants on Seven Days in Seven Dials. Three books made by participants in the project are now available to download. The project involved a temporary exhibition, films, podcasts and books put together by participants from London’s Culture Quarter Programme working with podcasters, photographers, artists and the team behind the Empty Shops Network touring project. For a week ten artists and thirty young people employed on placements in some of London’s leading cultural institutions used 18 Short’s Gardens as a studio. During the week the group explored the area gathering local stories, histories and connections and captured a snapshot of life in Seven Dials in film, sound, photography and writing.

Seven Days in Seven Dials was devised by Dan Thompson from artistsandmakers.com and Dan Williams from Culture Quarter Programme and involved Richard Vobes, Steve Bomford, Michael Radcliffe, Natasha Middleton and Proboscis. Over thirty young people were involved from placements in the following institutions: Create KX in Kings Cross; Exhibition Road Cultural Group and the Victoria and Albert Museum in South Kensington; organisations from the West End Culture Quarter (including The Hospital Club, The Design Council, National Portrait Gallery, English National Opera, Royal Opera House and Somerset House) and Proboscis.

Seven Days in Seven Dials: A week in the life of London’s Cultural Quarters, a book documenting the project and its workshops

Seven Days in Seven Dials: Photography, work from the photography workshop

The Alternative, Whistle Stop Tour of the West End Cultural Quarter, a tour of the Culture Quarter written by participants in the programme

Published August 2010

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What Type Are You? A StoryCube Game by Mandy Tang
Submitted by on August 4, 2010 – 9:42 am5 Comments

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About : Having looked at the diverse range of published StoryCubes on the Diffusion and Bookleteer websites, I found that each had an inspiring story to tell or contained overlooked information to be acknowledged. But it wasn’t just the content of these publications which interested me, it was how the content was presented in the form of a cube.

When holding a cube you find yourself tempted to see whats on the other faces, with this in mind I decided to make a game which will go hand in hand with the eBooks. The concept of the game was fairly simple, from the starting point pick a path (line) and follow it around the cube until you reached a destination. Several paths would overlap, giving the player a choice to change direction. Once the player had reached a destination, they will use the eBook to find out its description.

With this idea it creates a different kind of interaction with the cube, instead of being guided by text, the player is free to choose and explore any chosen path. Or in some cases the player might try to work out a way to reach a specific destination.

Apart from readjusting the orientation of one or two pages, the eBook was fairly straightforward to make. Without the need of additional glue or staples and only using the slotting mechanism the finished eBook was very secure. Overall I had fun and enjoyed making the StoryCube with the eBook and look forward to seeing what other people create.

Published July 2010

Mandy Tang recently joined Proboscis as  a Creative Assistant on a 6 month placement supported by the Future Jobs Fund through New Deal of the Mind. She has worked on various iPhone games projects as a Junior Concept Artist and is currently interested in expanding her knowledge in the field of Creative Arts.

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