Our newest article by Fiona Rourke explores how we can remove barriers to participation in digital spaces for disabled audiences. As a result of the pandemic, a very quick shift occurred from planning tangible, in-person events to translating concepts of gathering & celebration into a screen ratio of 16:9, presenting an important need to reconsider how we facilitate digital events.
Karolina Latka is an Amplified Publishing fellow and Developer at Complete Control. Karolina develops games, websites and framework components helping the creative vision come true. In this article Karolina explores the potential of Child Computer Interaction and immersive storytelling before considering a future in which this technology could enable collaboration in a post pandemic world.
Grace Kress is the founder of Shelby x Studios, an online platform for rebels and revolutionaries who want to create a world with community care at its core. By imagining the world without binaries and chains through a series of collaborative zines, they hope to envisage and enact the dismantling of systems of oppression on the ground in our communities. In this article Grace considers how DIY Zine-making can make activism more accessible and share radical messages as well as thinking about how communities of care can be cultivated online.
Sammy Jones is a writer, editor and researcher who works at Rife Magazine, Time Out and Artes Mundi, and is a New Talent Fellow on the Amplified Publishing Pathfinder. Her research revolves around discovering ways to develop better comment sections, where everyone feels more welcome. In this article she explores how she can shift from being a spectator, to a participant in online discourse without antagonism.
Zoe is the Environmental Emergencies Action Researcher within Bristol+Bath Creative R+D. Through her work she's seeking to understand how we can develop accessible and creative resources to support different SMEs, micro-businesses and freelancers in their efforts and responses towards inclusive climate action.