Imaging Future Making and MoRM

Imaging Future Making and MoRM

The Museum of Random memory is one of many projects within the Future Making Research Consortium. It has its own site / presence / identity, but here, I highlight it as a piece of a larger emerging effort. MoRM is an outcome of experiments related to creating future...
The politics and ethics of curating others’ memories

The politics and ethics of curating others’ memories

As we (curators) consider ways to build future archives (memories) for others, I offer some postmodernist doubt, think about how we work through these to meet the challenge, and then talk a bit about autobiographical prompts. This post is a part of an ongoing...
Building a conceptual frame for MoRM

Building a conceptual frame for MoRM

The Museum, a technology of other visibility. Its form — an itinerant, ephemeral architecture A foundation for an open, participatory process …   … selecting, seeing, naming, deleting. What’s left? The anti-archive. The up-front purpose is to playfully engage...
Reflections on process for Disrupted Journal of Media Practice

Reflections on process for Disrupted Journal of Media Practice

Open-ended education emerges when we combine play with serious challenges. More gameful than gamification, this idea is inspired by theories about situated action and emergent behaviour in decentralized systems. Instead of designing for goal-oriented behaviour, the...
MoRM and Future Memory

MoRM and Future Memory

Introduction As part of a research project entitled ‘Creating Future Memories’ at Aarhus University a group of individuals blurring the boundaries between art, academics, and activism got together and participated in Counterplay 2016 at DOKK1. Without any prior...