The { } And: An analysis

The { } And is an Emmy Award winning interactive documentary that explores the dynamics of modern relationships by bringing the viewer into the emotional space of real life couples. The interactive documentary is a project created by The Skin…

Way to Go

Way to Go is an interactive narrative experience where the user has control of the camera positioning, movement of the main character, and ability to change and interact with the environment. The experience was made in 2014 by AATOAA, directed…

Aging and Automation

The world isn’t getting any younger and neither are any of us and that might be problem. Technology and aging don’t work well together. They never have. The wheel, the steam engine, the telephone all broke the status quo and…

I can't breathe. Unequal exposure to ecological hazards.

“I can’t breathe”. A powerful protest phrase as a rallying cry in campaigns against violence and systemic racism toward black people in the criminal justice system. However as Dr. Daniel Faber at Northeastern University has revealed, there is a “double meaning with…

Boston’s Opioid Epidemic Has a Face on Methadone Mile

At the edge of Boston’s South End, Roxbury, and Dorchester neighborhoods lies an area popularly known as Methadone Mile, both a refuge and haven for opioid addicts, which according to Mayor Marty Walsh has been existent for more than a…

Home away from home; and how they deal with homesickness

Losing friends and I’m chasing sleep Everybody’s worried about me In too deep Say I’m in too deep (in too deep) And it’s been two years I miss my home But there’s a fire burning in my bones Still believe…

A Life in Between: What they want me to be & Who I need to be

We see it in news media. We see it in movies. We see it in real life. Young minority boys dying due to violence, either by police or by their neighbors. We see it every day, another black boy shot…