An interdisciplinary project aimed at geospatial storytelling through the production of a platform for layering and visualizing data, maps, images, and text about Atlanta in a way that encourages critical engagement between users and Atlanta's history. The project links scholars and practicionters at GSU and Emory in Geosciences, Communication, Instructional Innovation, History, Metropolitan Studies, English, and Computer Science. Learn More
Digging into Human Rights Violations
An NSF and SSHRC funded second round Digging into Data Challenge project that advances methods in corpus linguistics, data visualization, machine learning, and human rights text analysis. The project links scholars and practitioners in the United States and Canada at various academic institutions, NGOs, and companies. Learn More
Expanding the Korsakow System
A Tool for Interactive Media Research, Production, and Pedagogy" A project seeking to expand the Korsakow system for interactive film production to mobile devices and utilize cloud storage for the creation, archiving, and sharing of non-linear database narrative projects.
Understanding the Language and Costs of Hate and Harassment in Online Games" A project aiming to bring together academic and industry professionals to identify and address toxic speech and behaviors in online gaming environments. Prospective participants represent the fields of law, criminal justice, linguistics, game studies, communication, and English. Learn More
Playtest is a weekly hour-long meet-up hosted by the Creative Media Industries Institute and New and Emerging Media Initiative at Georgia State University for gathering and exploring the small parts of things we love about games and also giving people the ability to experience them by playing the games in a comfortable and critical setting. Learn More
An interdisciplinary project that aims to document the multi-linear history and memory of the neighborhoods in the shadow of Turner Field using the Korsakow and ATLMaps platforms. Learn More
Each liquid blackness initiative comprises an event (film series, symposium, etc.), a research project, and a scholarly publication available on our site. Learn More
Our lab functions as a space where internationally recognized faculty and visiting filmmakers create onsite projects as well as a teaching space for emerging mediamakers. Although PERIPHERAL VISIONS is academically inclined, our collaborative conversations and methods build bridges beyond university walls. Some terms that inform the work we do: experimental, hybrid, autobiographic, reflexive, paracinema, creative nonfiction, personal cinema, essay film, expanded cinema, domestic ethnography, community-based, participatory.