16 Aug 2020 | ivanpope

You can only go to Auschwitz for the first time once

You can only go to Auschwitz for the first time once.When I walked from my hotel the first time I had no idea what was hiding from me in plain view in the landscape. I didn’t know anything. I didn’t know that my hotel, the Polin, carried the Yiddish name for Oswiecim. I didn’t know… Continue reading You can only go to Auschwitz for the first time once →

05 May 2020 | ivanpope

Do Holocaust Survivors Dream of Electric Sheep?

An article about Holocaust survivors and the profound weirdness of the Shoah Foundation’s hologram effort. This article speaks directly to my PhD research, not so much for the technology but in the questioning of how Holocaust memorialisation works.… Continue reading Do Holocaust Survivors Dream of Electric Sheep? →

22 Apr 2020 | Jack Lowe

Introducing Canterbury in 3 Words

For the past seven months or so, I’ve been developing a location-based game as part of my PhD research. Building on early experimentation in the first year of my PhD, as well as The Timekeeper’s Return, the mixed-reality game I created for Canterb...

30 Sep 2019 | Jack Lowe

Geographies of Interactive Digital Narratives

This post provides an account of the Geographies of Interactive Digital Narratives session that took place at the Royal Geographical Society (with Institute of British Geographers) Annual International Conference on 29th August 2019. The session was co...

30 Sep 2019 | Jack Lowe

Geographies of Interactive Digital Narratives

This post provides an account of the Geographies of Interactive Digital Narratives session that took place at the Royal Geographical Society (with Institute of British Geographers) Annual International Conference on 29th August 2019. The session was co...

13 Aug 2019 | Reading and Walking

92. Linda Tuhiwai Smith, Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples

  Somehow I’ve gotten this far without reading Linda Tuhiwai Smith’s Decolonizing Methodologies. During my MFA work, I read Margaret Kovach’s Indigenous Methodologies: Characteristics, Conversations, and Contexts and Shawn Wilson’s Research Is Ceremony: Indigenous Research Methods, but for some reason I missed Tuhiwai Smith’s book. One of my supervisors has given me an anthology about […]