i-Docs 2018: a three day event dedicated to the expanding and evolving field of interactive documentary. Project presentations, papers, panels and workshops will sit alongside a showcase of innovative and immersive works.
Dates: March 21 - 23 2018
A limited number of concessionary tickets are available to independent practitioners, students, Global South & UWE staff.
At a global moment of deep precariousness, i-Docs 2018 aims to encourage critical thinking and making within the field, and to create a space for dialogue, creativity and resistance. This year, we’re riffing on the “i” in i-docs – we might be talking about interaction, but we’re also musing on information, intention, iteration, inclusion… Our themes for the symposium continue this exploration:
Environmental catastrophe looms, yet we retreat into filter bubbles and spread fake news. How might i-docs inclusively navigate this terrain, and envision a hopeful future?
As we surround ourselves with stories, we’re also venturing beyond the screen – mixing modes, enhancing and augmenting, and playing with and in the border zones.
As audiences shift, so too do our ways of identifying and measuring them, and indeed connecting with them. Personalisation, manipulation, and the underlying oceans of data raise complex avenues of enquiry.
An exploration of sensory storytelling, artificial intelligence, micro-stories and other adventures with form; all while keeping one eye firmly on evolving traditions of practice.
To find out more visit: i-docs.org
Keynotes speakers include: Alexandre Brachet (Upian), Liz Miller (Concordia University), Sharon Daniel (UC Santa Cruz), Mike Robbins & Harmke Heezen (Helios Labs)
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