Fresh & New(er)

discussion of issues around digital media and museums by Seb Chan

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Entries from November 28th, 2005

Kusama’s world of dots – qag

November 28th, 2005 Comments Off on Kusama’s world of dots – qag

This is so simple but good! Interactive for Kids! Coinciding with ‘Made for this World’, the Gallery launches an online interactive based on exhibiting artist Yayoi Kusama’s fascination with dots. Click to play!


TV Art – Misbehaving TVs!

November 27th, 2005 Comments Off on TV Art – Misbehaving TVs!

Check this great art project. OiTV is a television set that occasionally misbehaves. Sometimes it autonomously changes the channels, other times it moves or rotates the image out of its screen. Glitches and lapses in time occur as much as playback of the live broadcasted content being slowed down, fast forwarded or rewind. How do […]


Copyright Takedown Notice Abuse

November 23rd, 2005 Comments Off on Copyright Takedown Notice Abuse

An interesting report on Chilling Effects and DMCA takedown use/abuse. Copyright infringement on the Internet is a serious issue— distribution of valuable works can occur in a flash, and value may be difficult to recapture—and the idea of a simple, inexpensive process to handle takedowns is a beguiling one. But at what cost comes this […]


Documentary film making and fair use

November 20th, 2005 Comments Off on Documentary film making and fair use

Interesting article about a rally for sensible fall backs on fair use provisions for documentary film makers who are being shafted for background music and images that they have no control over.


Buliding a multimedia site

November 19th, 2005 Comments Off on Buliding a multimedia site

Interesting story on some journalism students helping to build a historical multimedia website experience.


Camera Phone Inventor

November 19th, 2005 1 Comment

Here’s a short but interesting piece on the inventor of the cameraphone . . . .


First Person: International Digital Storytelling Conference announced Feb, 2006

November 18th, 2005 Comments Off on First Person: International Digital Storytelling Conference announced Feb, 2006

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image presents: First Person: International Digital Storytelling Conference Friday 3 Feb – Sunday 5 Feb, 2006 * Over 30 international and national speakers * Workshops and Masterclass * Keynote: John O’Neal, Leading US civil rights activist, director, actor and playwright * * Conference Thematics * Broadcast convergence: new forms […]