Futurewrite at the Arvon Centre, UK – 17-22 November 2008



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Collaborate on scripting a piece of new media literature – interactive, multimedia, transliterate – and a riveting read. We’ll look at blogs, podcasts, games and animations, see the best of what’s creative on the web, clear our heads of technophobia and make something special together.

Tutors:

Kate Pullinger
Kate Pullinger works both in print and new media. Her most recent novel was A Little Stranger (Serpent’s Tail) and digital fiction projects include her collaboration with Chris Joseph on ‘Inanimate Alice’, an award winning piece of multimedia episodic digital fiction. Visit www.katepullinger.com.

Chris Meade
Chris Meade is Co-Director of the Institute for the Future of the Book, deviser of innovative creative reading projects and collaborator on writing comedy, cartoons, community poems and on-line experiments. Visit www.futureofthebook.org.uk, www.bookfutures.blogspot.com and www.insearchoflosttim.net

Guests:

Chris Joseph
Chris Joseph is a Suffolk-born electronic writer and artist whose past projects include ‘Inanimate Alice‘ (with Kate Pullinger); the bike-powered multimedia installation ‘NRG‘; and ‘Animalamina‘, a collection of interactive multimedia poetry for children. He is editor of the post-dada magazine and network 391.org, and was the first Digital Writer in Residence at De Montfort University, Leicester from 2006-2008. Visit www.chrisjoseph.org.

Lumb Bank – The Ted Hughes Arvon Centre
Heptonstall, Hebden Bridge
West Yorkshire

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