Un Idioma sin Fronteras

September 25, 2010
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Bartolo Luque and I were interviewed on the programme Un Idioma sin Fronteras (Radio Exterior de España) on 23rd July 2010. This was broadcast on 23 September and is available as a podcast here: http://www.rtve.es/mediateca/audios/20100923/libro-invisible-bartolo-luque-kevin-mccourt-idioma-sin-fronteras/884556.shtml

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Interview on Radio Exterior de España

July 30, 2010

Bartolo Luque and I were interviewed on 23rd July for the programme “Un Idioma sin Fronteras.” We talked about our collaborative projects. http://www.rtve.es/podcast/radio-exterior/un-idioma-sin-fronteras/ Details of this upcoming broadcast will be published here.  

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Colourwall and Riverrun at Campus Party

May 28, 2010
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On Thursday 29 July, 2010 from 16.30 pm until approximately 19.30 pm (Spanish local time) we will be presenting Riverrun and Colourwall at “Campus Party”.This represents the first public event for Colourwall the collective online drawing project. Participants will be able to collaborate in the making of a work. colourwall Riverrun, the collective writing project, […]

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Riverrun at La Noche De los Libros / World Book Day.

May 27, 2010
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Riverrun on World Book Day (8-11pm 23rd April 2010) went very well. We set up various collective writing experiments: Ten in Spanish and twelve in English. Some of these were themed and others not. Quite a few people came to Medialab-Prado or participated online over the course of the evening. The vast majority of participants […]

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Riverrun at La Noche De Los Libros / World Book Day 23/04/10

March 26, 2010
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We will be running a series of experiments on world book day at Medialab-Prado, Madrid on 23 April between 8 and 11pm.You can go there to write (please bring a laptop, if you have one) or simply to see the fascinating stories evolving on large screens in real time. Remember, you can also participate online. […]

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Riverrun First Public Event at Electrosmog (19th March)

March 25, 2010
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  Our first public presentation and  experiment (March 19 2010) was reasonably successful. Aside from a few technical problems and issues with access to the stories, the event went well. In the first story, on the theme of “sustainable immobility”, 13 people participated. In the second, with no fixed theme, 14 people participated. The stories […]

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Riverrun at Medialab-Prado

March 12, 2010
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We are pleased to announce that Riverrun, the collective story-telling Exquisite and Emergent Corpse, will be presented as a series of international online and local experiments at Medialab Prado, Madrid on 18th March 2010, from 6 to 9 pm, as part of the Electrosmog Festival. These experiments will take place in both English and Spanish. […]

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New developments

January 25, 2010

We are currently in the test phase of Riverrun. Students from the Universidad Politécnica, Madrid, are  writing collective stories to test the program developed by Pablo Villalba.  This will be presented in public very shortly. Further news will be available soon. The programming for the pictorial Exquisite and Emergent Corpse is being carried out by […]

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One history: From the Exquisite Corpse to the Exquisite and Emergent Corpse

January 31, 2009
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From the Exquisite Corpse to the Exquisite and Emergent Corpse Exquisite Corpse (from the French cadavre exquis) “A game of folded paper in which a sentence or a drawing is composed by several players, each unaware of the preceding collaboration or collaborations. The now classic example, which gives the game its name, is one of […]

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Voter Model

January 19, 2009

The Voter Model: An Introduction The voter model is a mathematical model which describes the formation of opinions, attitudes or cultural attributes through social contact. It models how randomly chosen agents come into contact with neighbours and how they adopt or reject those neighbours’ attitudes or cultural characteristics such as political opinions or musical tastes. […]

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