© 2019    |    The project is created with Passion and Curiosity for Humanity by MiHyun Kim

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How do we use technology and data

to help people feel connected

in a meaningful and personal way?

about project

Stories Become Data event-workshop hybrid is a digital environment created by MiHyun Kim, Assistant Professor of Communication Design

at Texas State University. This project invites participants to add their

own stories to a collective narrative through writing, drawing and animating. 

 

Designed for creative expression and civic imagination, Stories Become Data event-workshop hybrid runs through the processes of conception, design and construction with an element of play, experimentation, and collaboration. Workshop attendees draw their stories based on prompts via wi-fi interconnected iPads. The iPads are projected on an open wall

to show the cumulative process of the participants’ creations. This digital environment creates a space for participants to share and to visualize their stories collectively and simultaneously in real time. It allows individuals to share their stories, giving us an opportunity to see a fuller perspective of how we relate to each other.