Author Archives: gileslane

StoryCube Cairn

  This week we tested StoryCubes made with the bookleteer API, as used in artist Simon Pope and programmer Gordon Joly’s StoryCube Cairn project. Simon & Gordon have been experimenting with a simple interface allowing people to embed web links (URLs) as QR Codes onto the cubes which can be read by devices like mobile […]

Telling Worlds by Frederik Lesage

Telling Worlds A Critical Text by Frederik Lesage A recurring theme underpinning Proboscis’ work is storytelling. Their preoccupation with it is not only reflected in the stories they have told – through works such as Topographies and Tales and Snout – but also in their efforts to explore the practices and forms that enable people […]

StoryCubes at Culture Hack Day

  We donated a couple of hundred StoryCubes (in both Original and Medium sizes) for the goodies bags given away at last weekend’s Culture Hack Day and apparently they were a “big hit” with the participants! Now that custom/personalised StoryCubes can also be generated automatically with the new bookleteer API, we’re hoping to see some […]

New Medium Size StoryCubes

Proboscis has recently introduced a new medium size StoryCube (82x82x82mm) to complement the original size (55x55x55mm) and our custom exhibition size (228x228x228mm). The small and medium sizes are available both a blank cubes to buy in the online store and as templates in bookleteer for creating personalised cubes. The exhibition size cubes can be ordered as […]