playful cubes for storytelling, brainstorming ideas or playing games in three dimensions

Community & Events

Diffusion engaging with the community, online and out in the world.


an ongoing programme enabling residents at Proboscis studio to create eBooks and StoryCubes for their own projects.

Learning, Schools & Education

eBooks & StoryCubes created for learning and educational purposes


Browse the collection of Diffusion Shareables: eBooks & StoryCubes

Articles tagged with: Frederik Lesage

Home » eBooks, Featured, Learning, Schools & Education, One-Off Shareables
Agencies of Engagement by Proboscis
Submitted by on November 16, 2011 – 10:00 am2 Comments


Project AccountA3 | Ledger PDF Read Online
Method Stack –  A3 | Ledger PDF 7Mb Read Online
Drawing Insight  – A3 | Ledger PDF 9Mb Read Online
Catalysing Agency –  A3 | Ledger PDF 5Mb Read Online

About : Four books exploring the process, methods, observations, insights and recommendations from a collaborative research project by Proboscis, the Centre for Applied Research in Education Technology (CARET) and the Crucible network at the University of Cambridge.

Published November 2011

Proboscis is a social and cultural innovation studio. The creative team for these books was : Alice Angus, Giles Lane, Frederik Lesage, Haz Tagiuri and Mandy Tang.

2 comments - Latest by:

Home » eBooks, eNotebooks, One-Off Shareables, Publishing on Demand
eBook Observer by Frederik Lesage
Submitted by on April 12, 2010 – 10:38 am2 Comments

Download A4 | US Letter PDF 400Kb

About : An eNotebook for gathering user experiences and uses of for an ongoing investigation into its application and potential.

This eNotebook is designed to collect feedback from anyone who has either used Diffusion eNotebooks/eBooks or

Please print out the eNotebook, fill in the questions and return to Proboscis – either by post or by scanning and emailing the completed eBook to us.

Published April 2010

Frederik Lesage is a Teaching Fellow at Kings College London in the Centre for Culture, Media and Creative Industries and LSE Fellow at the Media and Communications department of the London School of Economics and Political Science.

*** made with ***

2 comments - Latest by:

Home » eBooks, Featured, Urban & Social Tapestries
Measure Once, Cut Twice : a case study of Snout by Frederik Lesage
Submitted by on March 9, 2009 – 8:34 am2 Comments


Download A4 | US Letter PDF 1.1Mb

About : Measure Once, Cut Twice is an examination of how an arts organisation like Proboscis produces creative collaborative artworks – specifically their ‘participatory sensing’ project, Snout. The concept of cutting is developed as a means of understanding how objects, people, and practices temporarily come together to produce exceptional moments of social engagement.

Published March 2009

Frederik Lesage is a PhD candidate in the Media and Communications department of the London School of Economics and Political Science. His doctoral thesis deals with the collective construction of artistic conventions among artists who design and use information and communication technologies.

2 comments - Latest by:
  • Introducing the eBook Observer | bookleteer blog
    [...] began to take shape while conducting some research on a previous Proboscis project called Snout (read Measure Once, Cut…
    Comment posted on 8-26-2010 at 12:39
  • Mike Ipswich
    The pages in the pdf are not in sequential order and some of them are upside down. Is this…
    Comment posted on 10-17-2009 at 17:37