Event Programme

The Work of Storytelling is a two-day event hosted by the MA Global Media Management (GMM) and Transforming Creativity Research Group at Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton.

Tuesday 29th May
The first day will include a lecture open to all WSA staff and postgraduate researchers in the morning and workshops for MA Global Media Management students in the afternoon.

10.15-10.30 Arrivals and Welcome (Lecture Theatre A)
10.30-12.00 Open Lecture  (Lecture Theatre A)

Dr Matt Freeman (Bath Spa University)
“Transmedia Storytelling: Arts, Practices, Cultures”

Dan Norris (Atelier Studios)
“How agencies use characters and storytelling to make digital projects heroic”

Emma May (Emmerse Studios)
“The Story Structure to Creating Advocates for Your Brand”

12.00-1.00 Lunch
1.00-2.30 GMM Student Workshops

  • Workshop with Dan Norris for GMM students (A1, B1, C1) in Rotunda
  • GM2 Exhibition and Workshop with Matt Freeman and Emma May for GMM students (A2, B2, C2) in Gallery
2.30-3.00 Break
3.00-4.30 GMM Student Workshops

  • Workshop with Dan Norris for GMM students (A2, B2, C2) in Rotunda
  • GM2 Exhibition and Workshop with Matt Freeman and Emma May for GMM students (A1, B1, C1) in Gallery

Wednesday 30th May
The second day will include a mix of presentations and performances. Abstracts are available here.

10.30-10.45 Welcome (Rotunda)
10.45-11.30 Matt Freeman
“The Work of Transmedia History: Narrativizing Colombian Cultural Memory”
11.30-11.45 Break
11.45-12.45 Dave Millard, Sofia Kitromili and James Jordan
“StoryPlaces and the Work of Locative Storytelling”
Holly-Gale Millette
“The New Urban Gothic: Global Gothic in the Age of Anthropocene”
12.45-1.45 Lunch
1.45-2.45 Noriko Suzuki-Bosco
“Portraying the Library as a Relational Space Through Social Art Practice”
Mia Taylor
“Collaborative Authorship in the Digital Age”
2.45-3.15 Break
3.15-4.15 Sam Schäfer
“The Navigational Properties of Storytelling in Choice-Based Systems”
Stuart Francis
“The potential of UGC and communities to Enhance IP Content”
4.15-4.45 Calum Kerr

“Done in a Flash!”
(flash fiction and refreshments)

 


All WSA staff and postgraduate researchers are invited to attend.

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