Stories from the Field: Playing with Mobile Media

Hjorth, L and Richardson, I 2018, 'Stories from the Field: Playing with Mobile Media' in Max Schleser and Marsha Berry (ed.) Mobile Story Making in an Age of Smartphones, Palgrave, Cham, Switzerland, pp. 75-85.


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Title Stories from the Field: Playing with Mobile Media
Author(s) Hjorth, L
Richardson, I
Year 2018
Title of book Mobile Story Making in an Age of Smartphones
Publisher Palgrave
Place of publication Cham, Switzerland
Editor(s) Max Schleser and Marsha Berry
Start page 75
End page 85
Subjects Communication Technology and Digital Media Studies
Summary Mobile media has become a crucial part of everyday storytelling. As we move through our daily rhythms and rituals, mobile media weave multiple cartographiesvisual, social, spatial and temporal. Far from placeless, the history of mobile media has been one in which the important stories of place and locality are reinforced. By contextualising story-making through early explorations into mobile media as art and alternative modes of learning, Hjorth and Richardson reflect upon how play can provide a productive lens for understanding mobile storytelling. They then explore a series of play workshops that were founded to think through the role of mobile games in everyday life and as part of place-making techniques.
Copyright notice © The Author(s) 2018
Keyword(s) Mobile games
Mobile media
Locative media
DOI - identifier 10.1007/978-3-319-76795-6_8
ISBN 9783319767949
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