Minority Report: why is it such a good example for teaching students about augmented reality?

There is a point in my teaching where I introduce aspects of augmented reality to students studying storytelling for multiple platforms. This is not just an opportunity to share with students one of my obsessions, science fiction, the good old fashioned stuff, in particular those films inspired by the writing of Philip K Dick. Spielberg’s…

Media Transformations

Over the coming months I’ll be turning the best bits from my PhD thesis into chapters for a book. I guess I should have done this years ago, but now there’s stuff that seems relevant to many recent conversations I’ve been party to around augmented space and our attempts to get to grips with transformations in…

Creative TeachMeet: Impressions Gallery Workshop

I have recently become much more interested in the role of Visual Literacy and the development of creative strategies in schools. I see it as an important bridge between High School and University Education. For that reason I have signed up to attend a “TeachMeet” Workshop at the Impressions Gallery of Photography in Bradford. It’s…