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“From Rusholme With Love!”: A Day of Community Storytelling and Mapping

  Pararchive was recently invited to take part in the Festival of Ideas in Rusholme, Manchester. More commonly known as the Rusholme Festival of Ideas – which I will henceforth abbreviate as (RFoI) in this piece, the event provided an opportunity for local communities and people to map their ideas and perspectives of how they…

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Pararchive Participates in the 2014 ESRC Festival of Social Science

  Pararchive won a small grant to participate in this year’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Festival of Social Science which took place from 1st – 8th November. The aim of the Festival was to showcase some of the “leading” social science research being undertaken across the country and to demonstrate how such work…

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This Place

Portland based creative agency Instrument collaborated with a team of photographers, writers, video and sound artists to create a multimedia storytelling platform featuring a short film and a series of interactive vignettes that present a portrait of their native Oregon coast as seen through the eyes of a few who cherish it. /

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Night Walk in Marseille

Google’s Night Walk in Marseille in a beautifully rendered illustration of the possibilities of storytelling with data and the open web. Using a combination of Google’s Maps, Street View, Youtube and Search services, Night Walk takes the viewer on a narrated tour of the Marseille neighbourhood of Cours Julien, famous for its street art. Google’s own data…

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The Allure Of The Map

“…all writers are mapmakers and that all writing is like a map. For Turchi, the map is more than metaphor: it is an organizing principle of narrative.”  The Allure Of The Map Throughout our deliberations on Pararchive, the team has always understood that the articulation of place would be intrinsic to the storytelling tools we…

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