Category Uses & Ideas

Xmas 2011 Special Offer

  We’ve reduced the prices on packs of 27, 64 & 125 StoryCubes in both Original and Medium sizes. Please visit our store to buy online. Offers end on December 14th (last posting date is 15th December). There’s also a 10% discount on bookleteer  Short Run Printing in the run up to Xmas, so if […]

bookleteer, Avery labels & StoryCubes

Over the summer we’ve been experimenting with using standard office labels to print StoryCubes designs created with bookleteer and mount them onto blank StoryCubes made and sold by Proboscis. This is proving to be the simplest, cheapest and most effective way we have found to make small numbers of cubes at home or work using […]

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 […]

Birmingham Total Place StoryCubes

Over the years Proboscis have been commissioned to specially produce StoryCubes for events and workshops on different occasions. Last year Proboscis were commissioned by educator and organisational consultant Lesley Cramman to create a set of StoryCubes for the Birmingham Total Place Early Intervention Project, as part of the Total Place Summit in 2010. The purpose […]

Feature Post on the Bird Song StoryCubes

This weeks feature post is based upon Melissa Bliss’s ‘Bird Song’ set of StoryCubes, which she used as an invitation. Read the e-mail interview I had with her below. RP: What inspired you to use a StoryCube as the invitation leaflet? MB: I chose to make a storycube for several reasons. My exhibition was of a […]

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 […]

Feature Post on the Market Day Workshop StoryCubes

My third instalment of feature posts, sees a set of StoryCubes Sarah Thelwall used in her Market Day workshop. Sarah gave some great views on the StoryCubes, which can be seen below in my email interview. RP: Why did you choose to use StoryCubes in your workshop? ST: I am very keen to develop and […]