Dust and Magic

24th May

Practicalities, clipboards, disposable cameras and happenings in the partk,. Bridgeman Art Library and copyright. Longer term plans, work for next year perhaps. More thoughts on games. and then on to thoughts about this journal - thoughts on the nature of Space - and having fun as a philosophy - playing.Click here for full transcription

17th May

gaming and the pedagogy of the hats and sofa - having fun, creativity and teamwork, ways of drawing the drawing out, drawing out the drawing, the nature of digital media - giving young people a sense of power, using a physical map to represent the media scape in the Syndey Gardens. Photosync, tagging, and story telling, the sharing of memory and the collective unconscious. Culture.Click here for full transcription

13th May

Thoughts on the Sydney Gardens project, history, weaving a tapestry, creating patchwork quilts and digital stories - The landscape metaphor, Bob Hughes again - Thinking about storytelling - an idea to include a talk from Cleo Whit about the history of Sydney GardensClick here for full transcription

10th May

Mostly thoughts about working with challenging youngsters, planing the Sydney Gardens Mediascape, with plans for the use of Flckr and Twitter, and games - taking old games and developing them - adding the dimension of digital mediaClick here for full transcription

8th April

Thoughts leading from the reading of Bob Hughes book ‘Dust and Magic’ - Talking to Carolyn Hassan at the Knowle West Media Centre - Thoughts about Peer2Peer, blogging (Stephen Hepple) - Seeing what you expect to see - IT solutions designed by large corporations, or by committee.
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18th March

Thoughts on recording the work that I am doing - and opportunities missed - Bob Hughes - Dust and Magic - on topology, looking at the digital revolution in terms of exploration - Pause and Effect - perspective and plot - The voyeur of the flâneur - More thoughts on the Sydney Garden project - Games, gaming and game theory - the real and the virtual - thoughts on the seminar Click here for full transcription