Category Uses & Ideas

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 […]

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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 […]

Feature Post on the Rijeka StoryCubes

The second edition of my ‘feature post’ collection, is based around Dodolab‘s Andrew Hunter and Lisa Hirmer’s set of Rijeka StoryCubes. I emailed Lisa especially because of her design knowledge and background and she came back with some insightful thoughts. Asked why and how the StoryCubes were used Lisa mentioned, “The Rijeka StoryCubes were designed […]

Feature post on ‘In the Shadow of Senate House.’

It’s time to take a trip down memory lane I think and visit a featured collection of cubes. In the upcoming weeks I will be writing a few featured posts consisting of e-mail interviews I conducted with the makers of various StoryCubes. This week is the turn of Esther Leslie’s ‘In the Shadow of Senate […]

Promoting Proboscis

Leaflets, TV adverts, magazines adverts – the conventional way of promoting a product or company. However, having looked at the StoryCube promotion for Proboscis, the alternative to a leaflet, I have different thoughts now promotional methods and their effects. The cubes aren’t your average promotional piece, telling the audience what Proboscis as a company does. […]

Virtual Storycubes – bringing virtual into reality part 2

As promised here’s the Welcome to the Imagination Age video. Take a look…  

Virtual StoryCubes – bringing virtual into reality

You can go to the cinema and watch a movie in 3D or now you can even stay at home and watch TV 3D style! Using 3D pictures on StoryCubes can now even bring video games to life! Students and staff at London Southbank University used this concept to create virtual StoryCubes, whereby displaying 3D […]

Architectural Cube

Having an architect as a brother, I have always been exposed to some sort of creativity. I remember when he was creating his CV after he finished University – not in Word, but in a book format on some fancy glossy card, with designs and examples of his work, illustrating his skill. It leads me […]