Evolving technologies have changed how writers write, and readers read. Stella Wisdom talks through the process of curating the British Library’s Digital Storytelling exhibition. From thought provoking autobiographical hypertexts to data journalism, uncanny ghost stories to weather poetry, steampunk literary adaptation to Elizabethan medical comedy. Stella discusses a range of born digital works, including interactive narratives that respond to user input, reading experiences personalised by data feeds, and immersive multimedia story worlds developed through audience participation.
After watching this video, learners will:
- understand some of the key concepts in digital storytelling
- appreciate the challenges involved in bringing digital resources to a physical exhibition space
- be able to point to examples of digital storytelling