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Immersive Storytelling

Discussing Immersive Mixed Media With Isadora’s Mark Coniglio


As part of my research into immersive environments and installation pieces, and my current exploration into Troikatronix’s Isadora, I interviewed Mark Coniglio, the creator of Isadora and the founder of Troikatronix. From this interview, I gained further insights into what makes a successful immersive narrative within a physical space, how technology should (and often shouldn’t)

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Immersive Storytelling

Evaluating Mixed Reality Environments


Physical mixed reality environments are, relative to other emerging technologies, not a modern concept. Advancements in technology and the interests of society, have progressed mixed reality environments into the high-tech, immersive and engaging experiences we have today. This post explores examples, dating back to the 90s, right up until today, discussing what makes them so

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Immersive Media Lab

Revisiting ‘The Creativity Server’ – Isadora Halloween Inspired Installation


Halloween Inspired Interactive and Immersive Installation This video demonstrates a Halloween inspired multimedia environment that encompasses video, graphics, sound and the physical environment to make a spooky experience built in Isadora. I also show the Isadora patch and how everything is put together. Reflective Commentry October 2021 I adore(a) Isadora. I had the joy of

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Immersive Storytelling

Using Mixed Reality Enviroments as a Stimuli for the Senses


I have already explored the advantages and disadvantages, common practices and debates around using virtual reality (VR) as a narrative device to construct a stimulative, multi-sensory experience, and concluded that it may not be the storytelling medium to use when creating my desired experience. This post will explore how mixed reality spaces can be used

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Immersive Storytelling

Introduction to Immersive Storytelling – VR for the senses?


My interest in Immersive Storytelling and Immersive Technologies began just over a year ago, when I explored Isadora as a tool for creating an immersive experience. This was my first exploration into an experience that was almost fully dictated by the user. Despite being engaging and technologically interesting (and often enjoyable), it was purely a demonstration of

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Creative Media Practice

Final Project Evaluation


It works! After being introduced to Isadora less than 2 months ago, I am really pleased with my final product and experience. I set out to create an interactive nature experience, about the things people can find in their garden, using all the resources that Isadora offers, such as media playback, motion tracking, mouse and

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Creative Media Practice

Final Project Proposal


After exploring various methods of telling a creative story, interactive technologies and new media, I have decided to further explore the notion of interactivity. One of the reasons I have chosen to go down this route is the popularly of this platform right now. Unlike Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, where often a specialised piece

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Creative Media Practice

Social Media Stories, Deep Fakes and Memes


This year has proven how much we depend on social media, and it’s become more evident that the use of the platform for both enjoyment purposes and productivity purposes is becoming more merged by the day. As we are receiving more genuine information from digital media, specifically social media, audiences are struggling to determine between

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Creative Media Practice

Spatial Montage & Split Screen


Spatial Montage or ‘split screen’ is a technique that has been used across films and TV for decades; from the simple dividing line in the middle of the screen to show two sides of a phone conversation, and the gutters used in comic books to separate scenes and actions, to modern uses of split screen

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