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Docuverse 2017 Call for Proposals

DOCUVERSE 2017 – INTEGRATING NEW TECHNOLOGIES CALL FOR PROPOSALS After the success of their Symposium in February 2016, Docuverse will be hosting a further annual event on the 10th of February, 2017. The event will be taking place at RMIT University, in Melbourne, Australia. From their symposium in February 2016, Docuverse has grown as a …

Docuverse presents Snapshots #4

As part of their Snapshots bi-monthly forum, Docuverse presents ACMI’s Chief Experience Officer, Seb Chan, in a broad ranging discussion with Adrian Miles from RMIT’s non/fictionLab. Please join us on the 13th of October for drinks and snacks for what will be an interesting discussion. Event is free, however spaces are limited, so please RSVP via our Eventbrite.

Docuverse SnapShots#3: Defining the Utilitarian Film

[Deane Williams and audience] The 25th August Docuverse event Snapshots#3 took on a reflective tone with our guests Deane Williams, Grace Russell and Stella Barber introducing an Australian Research Council funded collaborative research project: The Cinema Within: National and Transnational Concerns of ‘Utilitarian Filmmaking’ in Australia 1945 – 1980. ‘While Australian cinema is generally defined …

Docuverse at Visible Evidence

Visible Evidence (VE) is the international conference for documentary film and media, that takes place annually in different countries around the world. Docuverse’s Hannah, Franziska, and Kim, are all presenting this year at the conference at Montana State University in Bozeman, MT. Today, we held a pre-conference meetup at a cafe in downtown Bozeman to meet …

Docuverse snapshots #3: The Cinema Within

As part of their Snapshots bi-monthly forum, Docuverse presents a talk by local Melbourne documentary academic, Deane Williams. Deane will be joined by Grace Russell and Stella Barber to discuss their collaborative research project around Australian utilitarian films. Please join us for this talk, with drinks and snacks provided. The Cinema Within: National and Transnational Concerns of …

Docuverse presents expanded documentary talk

Hannah Brasier and Kim Munro will be presenting two short talks on expanded documentary practice in the lead up to their presentations at the Visible Evidence Conference in Montana, USA. Hannah and Kim are HDR candidates in the School of Media and Communication, members of the non/fictionLab, and collaborators on the Docuverse project. The talks: …

DOCUVERSE presents at ASPERA

This week Docuverse presented at the ASPERA annual conference at the University of Canberra. Nicholas Hansen, Kim Munro, and I attended the conference to talk about what Docuverse is, where the group emerged from, the symposium, where the group currently is in terms of our Snapshot events, and the future challenges we face. Kim, started …

As part of their Snapshots bi-monthly forum, Docuverse presents a talk by visiting U.K. academic Judith Aston. Interactive Documentary – a view from the inside Judith’s talk will show the trajectory that she has taken over the years, discussing the various projects that she’s worked on along the way. This will include videodisc, CD-ROM, installations and live performance. Throughout this time, a consistent theme in her work has …

From Franziska Weidle: From May 9th to 10th 2016, a student workshop on “Visual Anthropology and the work of David MacDougall” co-organized by the Department of Cultural Anthropology/European Ethnology and the Centre for Modern Indian Studies  took place at the University of Göttingen, Germany. In the panel discussion on “New Forms of Ethnographic Film: Contemporary …

Overview – Docuverse presents Snapshots #1

The first Docuverse Snapshots event took place on Thursday the 21st of April in the non/fictionLab’s Urban Writing House. The evening was a screening of work-in-progress expanded documentary projects by Nicholas Hansen, Karli Lukas, and Kim Munro. There were 20 people or so in attendance which allowed for discussion and questions after each presenter. Nicholas introduced, …

Our first Docuverse presents SNAPSHOTS bi-monthly meeting is fast approaching. 6-7.30pm on Thursday 21st April at RMIT city. See poster attached, spread the word. RSVP to docuverse.symposium@gmail.com by 19 April. General audience welcome! To keep up-to-date with Docuverse events join our Facebook group at facebook.com/groups/docuverse