Subversive (Mobile) Storytelling by Brian House

Lalya Gaye is teaching a “Mobile Technology Workshop” at the RISD Digital+Media department and invited Brian House to give a lecture on “Subversive (Mobile) Storytelling” on Monday 16th March between 11.30am and 1pm, room 413, CIT/Mason building. Please come and join us if you are in the area!

And yes, the department has a shiny new website – check it out!


Brian House is a bricoleur interested in art, code, and cognition. Currently, he is Creative Technologist at Local Projects, a design studio in New York working primarily with museums and public spaces. Additionally, he is one-half of Knifeandfork, an art group investigating algorithmic narrative and everyday performance. With Knifeandfork, he is currently doing a residency at LA’s MOCA for the spring of 2009. Some of Brian’s work include Yellow Arrow, a seminal project in locative media that involved cities, stickers, and mobile phones and included participants in over 450 cities in 39 countries.

The lecture, held in conjonction with the Mobile Technology Workshop course, is entitled Subversive (Mobile) Storytelling and consists of a discussion of Brian’s original works; demonstrating narratives strategy, social sculpture, and participatory pedagogy with mobile technology.

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