Workshop: “Unphotographable Phiction” (sic)

Working alone, you should choose one of Michael David Murphy’s “Unphotographable” posts and create a multimedia narrative. You should use your own images, new or from your archive and you should create an accompanying soundscape.

http://www.unphotographable.com/

Please upload the pieces by next session to vimeo and tag it #phonar.

Thanks go to Michael  for kindly allowing #phonar to use his work .

To see this in action the other way around see Fliction http://losowsky.com/portfolio/online/flicktion/ (“A new online genre involving taking images from the website Flickr, and writing fictional stories about the images.”)

To see a related market application of this see http://significantobjects.com/about/

Gregory Ackland’s (@gackland or #PhonarAdelaide) sez check out Kirby Ferguson’s (@remixeverything)

Remix everything Project :

 

 

Then Alan Levine (@cogdog) and Martha Burtis (@mburtis) of #DS106 fame – or as we prefer to refer to them #PhonarUS 🙂 threw in this super awesome task – for those who feel they want more , more, more of the multimediaremixathon then please tag visit #DS106 for another awesome and supportive community of creators.

#DS106 Group Audio Challenge (http://106tricks.net/2012/02/20/week-6-intro-audio/ ) c/o Alan Levine @cogdog

Form groups of 3 to 4 people, each will review an assigned 30 second section of the clip below from a Charlie Chaplin silent film “The Lion’s Cage”. Mute the audio, and use any real world object (or your own voice) to create a sound effect. Each person in the group must make at least one sound.

http://youtu.be/79i84xYelZI

 

 

Radio Techniques

Using example of story by RadioLab
http://www.radiolab.org/2007/sep/10/

Working With Audacity

Download Audacity, a free open source audio editing software http://audacity.sourceforge.net/download/
Download and install the plugin needed to save your Audacity sounds as mp3 files http://audacity.sourceforge.net/help/faq?s=install&item=lame-mp3
Create an account on Sound Cloud, a site used for audio Daily Creates http://soundcloud.com (if you have a smart phone, you may want to also get the SoundCloud app for recording audio)

See also Using Sound Cloud for Daily Creates
Create an account on Freesounds, a site for creative commons licensed sound effects http://www.freesound.org/

 

 

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