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Past events

DocLab Live: Immersive Showcase 22 Nov 2016 at 20:00

Immersive storytelling is going through an unprecedented evolution. But where does the hype end and do new art forms take shape?

Industry Session: Putting Your Audience in the Story 22 Nov 2016 at 12:00

Virtual reality pioneer Zillah Watson tells you all about storytelling in emerging consumer technology.

Industry Talk: The (Un)defined Business of Interactive 22 Nov 2016 at 15:00

With over 10 years of digital non-fiction art production behind us, this talk explores future developments of interactive storytelling and how to fund it.

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William Uricchio

Professor of Comparative Media Studies at MIT, Principal Investigator of MIT’s Open Documentary Lab, and Professor of Comparative Media History at Utrecht University.

He’s also Principal Investigator of the MIT Game Lab (formerly the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab), and he’s interested in the interplay of media technologies and cultural practices. In particular, through the work of the Open Documentary Lab <http://opendoclab.mit.edu>, he and his team explore participatory, interactive and location-based storytelling, as well as the new distribution possibilities available to documentary makers. At last year’s IDFA DocLab, he presented Moments of Innovation <http://momentsofinnovation.mit.edu>, a project that puts the history of innovation and documentary into conversation.
Uricchio has held visiting professorships in Germany, Sweden, China and Denmark, is a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (Lichtenberg-Kolleg), and winner of the Berlin Prize. His research has been supported by Guggenheim, Humboldt and Fulbright research fellowships, and he is currently writing about the cultural work of algorithms.

IDFA 2015 | DocLab Interactive Conference | William Uricchio from Idfa on Vimeo.

Profile details

Works at: MIT, Utrecht University Based in: Utrecht, The Netherlands Website

Field of expertise

Professor and Director of MIT Comparative Media

Contact

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MIT E15-313, 77 Massachusetts Cambridge MA 02143 USA



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