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 […]
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 […]
We are extremely excited to introduce to you our brand new bookreader. To celebrate the launch of the bookreader, we’re offering a special 20% discount on Short Run Printing orders this month (June 2011). Take a look at the prices on the estimator & use code : BKLTR0611-20 when ordering. (This offer cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts). Happy Bookleteering!
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]