Wearable Technologies

(Tech session with Dom Breadmore) Looking at the ever-narrowing gap between the human and the technical, we began this session with an acceptance, in principle, of The Singularity. In making new work, the idea is to take this as a given, especially in the realm of...

Fun With Lasers!

On a bright Tuesday in February, Natalie, Mary and myself descended on Juneau Projects’ studio for a tech session on laser cutting with Ben Sadler. Laser cutting is something I’ve wanted to try for a while, so it was great to get the chance to have a go as part of the...

Second Mentoring Session: fun with GPS

My second session with Nikki was a hands-on session focusing on GPS technology. It’s something I’ve wanted to delve into deeper, as I’d like to try it out with my storymaps. I’m interested in sharing journeys, and leading people on trails where key elements of the...

First Mentoring Session

(hollytwined.jpg) I met up with Nikki Pugh in the co-working space at STEAMhouse for our first Random String mentoring session. I’ve had a writing mentor before, but not a tech mentor, so we spent some time chatting about my work and what I wanted to explore during...
Playing With Twine

Playing With Twine

At the Residential in November, Nikki Pugh, gave us all an introduction to Twine, an open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories Straight away, I felt an affinity with it. For a while I’ve been seeking out different ways of taking stories off the page,...