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Is IGTV set to tilt our perception of online videos from horizontal to vertical?

Is IGTV set to tilt our perception of online videos from horizontal to vertical?

IGTV is a new feature within the main Instagram app, as well as a new standalone app of its own, dedicated to the sharing of long-form vertical videos. What does this mean for online video-sharing platforms, like YouTube? Are...
Symposium “I Don’t Know Where I’m Going But I Want To Be There”

Symposium “I Don’t Know Where I’m Going But I Want To Be There”

A thunderous introduction by Film + Design called ‘Modern Worship’ shows a time-lapse video image of a dancing King of Pop impersonator in full glitterati, refracting the stage-lights in a multitude of sparkles and starbursts, while slo-mo moonwalking across...

Oral Culture 2.0

Because both television and micro-blogging can be explained according to the concept of secondary orality, does this also mean that the effects of micro-blogging, such as reading and writing short messages on Twitter for instance, are similar to the...
“De onwankelbare”, a report from an opera

“De onwankelbare”, a report from an opera

Today I went and saw a new opera from the hands of Lars Boom (who also writes for Endemol), Marcel Sijm and Caroline Ansink, conducted by Jussi Jaatinen. Now, I don’t consider myself an opera person, but I was...