Transmedia project showcase

elevating projects with transmedia

 

 

 

 

 

Expressions of research, art, politics and activism through transmedia storytelling and creative scholarship.

Storytelling and Community

We want to provide organizations and teams the ability to share their project journeys and missions through transmedia storytelling.

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Featuring Projects That Use Transmedia Storytelling Strategies for Community Engagement

Archiving a Museum with an Interactive Exhibit

Advisors: Ingrid Shockey and Fred Looft

Emma Lowry, Lauren Herchenroder, Lewis Guy, and Nathan Jackson

This team worked with The Hönnunarsafn Íslands Museum of Design and Applied Art to design and develop an interactive VR exhibit that could showcase museum artifacts not physically on display. Students researched digital interactive exhibits in other museums, identified the best practices for developing them, and used this information to develop a user-friendly VR exhibit prototype. 

Mitigating the Climate Crisis Though Lakota Teachings

Advisors: Thomas Balistrieri

Isabelle Cordova, Avery Smith, Maureen Ye

This team focused on investigating Lakota philosophies of living and applying what we learned to the climate crisis. By conducted ar-chival research and semi-structured interviews with Lakota elders, they came to understand that the Lakota people perceive their relationship with nature differently than those who live in the dominant culture. Lakota people perceive ev-erything as a sacred relative. The team believed this philosophy of inter-relationship would help miti-gate the climate crisis, and shared what they learned through short videos and an audio landscape.

Creating Methods for SINGA Lyon to Determine and Demonstrate their Impact

Advisors: Fabienne Miller and Peter Hansen

Ellen Clarrissimeaux, Sawnaz Shaidani,Emily Louise Staknis, and Jeremiah Wesley Valero Araujo
This team developed an innovative way for SINGA’s Incubator to represent the impact of their unique approach to the inclusion of newcomers. They conducted interviews, surveys, and researched similar organizations to determine indicators of success, methods of data collection, and communication strategies for SINGA. They also filmed and produced two videos that demonstrate SINGA’s impact.

Ethnographic Film Study of Indonesian Culture & Climate

Advisors: Althea Marie Danielski and Susan M. Jarvis

Jarod Romankiw Michelle Zhang, Molly Kate O'Connor, and Tahvorn George
The Centre for Education and Research in Environmental Strategies (CERES) wanted to enhance the experience of their visitors by incorporating a series of documentaries into their Indonesian Village. This team created documentaries on climate relief efforts related to the topics: Air Pollution, Rubbish, Flooding, and General Climate Change. In order to achieve this goal, the team conducted 49 video-recorded interviews with Indonesian community members. These videos will help visitors of the park learn more about the Indonesian culture through the personal stories.


Perceptions of Climate Change in Iceland

Advisors: Melissa Belz

Benjamin Merritt Seibert, James P. McClung, Matthew Robert Jalbert, and Pheobe Yeung
This team produced a documentary to share the stories of environmental changes from lifelong residents of Iceland. The students conducted in-depth interviews with residents in four locations. Overall, Icelanders did not feel vulnerable to environmental changes but did worry for future generations, since the stories supported the climate change indicators researched by experts.


Perceptions of Climate Change in Iceland

Advisors: Melissa Belz

Benjamin Merritt Seibert, James P. McClung, Matthew Robert Jalbert, and Pheobe Yeung
This team produced a documentary to share the stories of environmental changes from lifelong residents of Iceland. The students conducted in-depth interviews with residents in four locations. Overall, Icelanders did not feel vulnerable to environmental changes but did worry for future generations, since the stories supported the climate change indicators researched by experts.

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