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Blog Entry Storytelling as Performance: The Ugly Indian and Blank Noise 2
by Denisse Albornoz published Feb 27, 2014 last modified Oct 24, 2015 02:30 PM — filed under: , , , ,
This post compares the method of storytelling with performances. To illustrate this, we explore the narratives of the Blank Noise project and The Ugly Indian, two civic groups from Bangalore making interventions in the public space. Part 2 looks at the role of actors and the stage in performances to explore the role of agency and the public space in storytelling.
Located in Digital Natives / Making Change
Blog Entry Storytelling as Performance: The Ugly Indian and Blank Noise 1
by Denisse Albornoz published Feb 24, 2014 last modified Oct 24, 2015 02:31 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
This post compares the production behind a performance with the process of storytelling. To illustrate this analogy, we explore the stories of the Blank Noise project and The Ugly Indian- two civic groups from Bangalore making interventions in the public space. This post looks at the stages of pre-production and the screenplay to explore methods and narratives in storytelling.
Located in Digital Natives / Making Change
Blog Entry 10 Ways to Say Nothing New
by Nishant Shah published Jan 31, 2014 last modified Apr 14, 2015 01:17 PM — filed under: ,
The rise of the listicle, a safe, non-thinking information piece that tells us what we already know.
Located in Digital Natives / Blog
Blog Entry Creative Activism - Voices of Young Change Makers in India (UDAAN)
by Denisse Albornoz published Jan 20, 2014 last modified Apr 14, 2015 01:21 PM — filed under: , ,
This post is a short account of what happened at UDAAN in December 2013 — a conference that gathered 100 youth from across the country to discuss pressing environmental issues and creative strategies to tackle them. We conducted a survey to map the perspectives of these young change-makers and get a glimpse of how India's youth is now framing and going about making 'change'
Located in Digital Natives / Making Change
Blog Entry Information Design - Visualizing Action (TTC)
by Denisse Albornoz published Dec 27, 2013 last modified Apr 17, 2015 10:34 AM — filed under: , , ,
This is the second part of the Making Change analysis on information activism. It explores the role of the presentation and design of information to translate information into action.
Located in Digital Natives / Making Change
Blog Entry Information Activism - Tactics for Empowerment (TTC)
by Denisse Albornoz published Dec 26, 2013 last modified Apr 17, 2015 10:36 AM — filed under: , , ,
This is the first of a two-part analysis of information activism for the Making Change project. This post looks at the benefits and limitations of increasing access to information to enable citizenship and political participation.
Located in Digital Natives / Making Change
Blog Entry Digital Native
by Nishant Shah published Dec 22, 2013 last modified Apr 17, 2015 10:40 AM — filed under: , , ,
The end of the year is supposed to be a happy, feel-good space for families, friends, societies and communities to come together and count our blessings. It is the time to look at things that have gone by and look forward to what the New Year will bring.
Located in Digital Natives / Blog
Blog Entry Methods for Social Change
by Denisse Albornoz published Nov 30, 2013 last modified Apr 17, 2015 10:42 AM — filed under: , , ,
On this brief introduction, I outline the main targets of my research project for CIS and the HIVOS Knowledge Program. As a response to the thought piece ‘Whose Change is it Anyway’ I will explore civic engagement among middle class youth over the course of the next 9 months by interviewing change makers and collectives that are part of multi-stakeholder projects in Bangalore.
Located in Digital Natives / Making Change
Blog Entry Public Art, Technology and Citizenship - Blank Noise Project
by Denisse Albornoz published Nov 30, 2013 last modified Apr 17, 2015 10:43 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Jasmeen Patheja speaks about the active citizen in the digital age, its challenges in the public and private spheres and interdisciplinary methods to overcome them.
Located in Digital Natives / Making Change
Blog Entry Digitally Enhanced Civil Resistance
by Denisse Albornoz published Nov 20, 2013 last modified Apr 17, 2015 10:46 AM — filed under: , ,
This reflection looks at how civil disobedience unfolds in network societies. It explores the origins of nonviolence, describes digital and non-digital tactics of non-violent protest and participation and finally comments on the possibilities of this form of civil resistance to foster individual and collective civic engagement.
Located in Digital Natives / Blog