Narratives/Science

 Narratives/Science

Dr Kat F Austen

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Insite Project

May 20, 2014
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  1. Narratives/Science Dr Kat F Austen

  2. Cultural Shift • Interdisciplinarity, intellectual engagement • Digital information dissemination

    • Increased access • Greater prevalence of visual media
  3. Narrative forms • Fiction / non-fiction • Language-based: Spoken/Written •

    Journalists, Bloggers / social media, Scientists • Visual • Art, dance, data visualisation • Mixed • Video (includes language), Theatre
  4. The forgotten villages • Level of abstraction dependent on what

    needs to be conveyed • Not everyone has the tools to appreciate all the communication means • Maintain subtlety
  5. Intellectual engagement • Events / pop-ups / festivals / comedy

    / arts • Science-related fiction / TV series that focus on interpersonal stories • Video competitions for fun home-made videos (whole spectrum) • Disseminate online • Culture shops in areas with need where hands-on processes happen, like an open hackspace eg: MadLab