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non/fictionLab HDR Student Meet-up

non/fictionLab HDRs will meet to chat about candidature, workshopping and all those other things us researchy students find fun and exciting.This will be a monthly or bi-monthly meet-up. Please do come along and enjoy some nibbles and drinks with your delightful community of practice. The first meet-up will take place on March 9, at 4:30pm …

@ the UWH – idoc tool design

Last Friday in the UWH the ‘idoc tool design workshop’ was completed by a small but enthusiastic group of collaborators, who stayed the distance by eating the entire pumpkin tea loaf cooked for the occasion – (for those who requested the recipe I found this online).  The workshop followed a couple of steps in the …

Paola Balla on Aboriginal Non-Fiction Spaces

In October, Paola Balla joined non/fictionLab for the second entry in The Lifted Brow Lecture Series – drawing packed crowds to the Urban Writing House, and necessitating a late-stage move to a bigger venue. Paola explored how Aboriginal culture understands memoir, discussing the history of First Nations women speaking into writing, storytelling and non-fiction spaces, …

Last month, Alien She Zine was in the Urban Writing House for one of the space’s first collective residencies. The team used the residency to curate and develop their fourth issue – discussing the issue with each editor present in person, rather than just online (which is their usual strategy). Using the space, they were …

Image: Aubrey Keen, 10.10.16 “It is a computer mouse, they love cheese, they know there way home because they have sensitive ears…” The ‘idoc tool design’ project is running a workshop with Docuverse and we need your input to begin scoping out the design of a new open source tool for making interactive online documentaries. …

Spotlight 3 – Urban Writing House

non/fictionLab Spotlight showcases the creative works of Lab members in an informal, Salon-style series of events, with drinks. As creative practitioners in a university setting, we frequently talk around our creative work, or provide scholarly context, but rarely find space to celebrate the pleasures inherent in the creative work itself. Spotlight Provides an opportunity for …

RMIT’s non/fictionLab Presents The Lifted Brow Lecture Series – Season One

We welcome one and all to The Lifted Brow Lecture Series, presented in partnership with non/fictionLab at RMIT. Informal in tone and omnivorous in range, these lectures are fun, forward-looking samplers of the most razor-sharp thinking about nonfiction today. Please join us these two spring Thursdays at the Urban Writing House, non/fictionLab’s new home for …

In May, the Urban Writing House was host to the wonderful Hannah Brasier. Hannah’s project-based research is developing models for interactive documentary specific to the affordances of the network. Hannah is specifically interested in how noticing, listing, and multilinear structures of documentary film practice perform the mess of the world. Hannah is a member of the nonfictionLab …

Sam van Zweden was in residence at the Urban Writing House in May, where she was working on her collection of lyric essays about food, memory and family. Sam was able to do some much-needed structural and planning work, refining the project’s direction and form. Sam also hosted a drop-in session for students, staff, and …

Over the weekend, Bonny Cassidy took the first-year Creative Writing Foundations studio on a tour of the Urban Writing House, non/fictionLab’s new space for all things scholarly and creative. They were quite charmed that the space is dedicated to writing – as are we!

Welcome to the Urban Writing House – non/fictionLab’s new space for all things creative and scholarly. Premised on thinking through making, it houses residencies, workshops, dinners, intimate public readings, and one-on-ones – events that thrive in the wide border space between research, practice, and the city. This amazing space under Building 80 is very much …