Sandbox is a podcast from the Columbia University School of the Arts' Digital Storytelling Lab that explores new forms and functions of storytelling.
Introducing the RE:START LAB: tools & methods for uncertain times
RE:START is an immersive lab from Columbia University School of the Arts in collaboration with Minkowski an Agency for Applied Futures. The lab that helps participants “restart” within new norms and paradigms emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Balancing Story & Interactivity: a conversation with Loren Hammonds (Tribeca Film Festival)
The following episode of Columbia DSL's Sandbox was recorded live at Film at Lincoln Center. Lance Weiler sits down with Loren Hammonds (Senior Programmer Film & Immersive, Tribeca Film Festival) for a fireside chat on balancing story and interactivity.
Exploring Curation, Funding & Exhibition Models for Immersive Storytelling
The following episode of Columbia DSL's Sandbox was recorded live at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The topic of discussion for the evening was "Exploring Curation, Funding & Exhibition Models for Immersive Storytelling." Our guests for the evening were Regina Harsanyi (Wallplay) and Neil Carty (The Carty Group), Jae Lee & Yvonne Nai-wen Chang (Wildrence)
A Dinner with Frankenstein AI: storytelling, food & artificial intelligence
Even 200 years after its publication, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein still resonates. This brilliant story is a powerful metaphor for our collective anxieties about technology and its capacity to escape our control. Artificial intelligence activates those fears maybe more than any other technology ever has. So, what might happen if we invited AI to dinner? In this episode of Sandbox Lance Weiler, Rachel Ginsberg and Nick Fortugno sit down to discuss A Dinner with Frankenstein and share their experience of collaborating with a machine.
The sensory connection between art and science with Ani Liu
Ani Liu is a research-based artist working at the intersection of art & science.
Her work examines the reciprocal relationships between science, technology and their influence on human subjectivity, culture, and identity.
Designing Immersive Theatre for One with Michael Rau
For the first episode of Columbia DSL's Sandbox, we sat down with immersive theatre director and Stanford University Professor Michael Rau for a look at how he approaches his creative practice. Michael crafts immersive theatre experiences for one...