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Health Awareness in Haiti

June 15th, 2017 No Comments

Over the past couple of years Grace Tillyard has been leading a groundbreaking project to enhance breast cancer awareness in Haitian women and their communities. The project has been hosted by NGO Innovating Health International and funded by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and Pfizer. As part of this project, Grace has co-developed […]

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the Periodical issue 16

February 6th, 2014 No Comments

A few months ago I met accessibility and sensory design consultant, Alastair Somerville, who was in town to demonstrate using simple and cheap visualisation tools such as the 3Doodler pen. Over coffee we chatted about 3D printing, data manifestation and some of the tools and techniques we’ve each developed. Alastair showed me a material he […]

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Library Gems 2

February 18th, 2013 No Comments

Two more gems from the bookleteer library : Travelling Through Layers by Alice Angus, Giles Lane and Orlagh Woods was inspired by the discussions that took place during and after Paralelo : Technology and Environment, a meeting point for artists, designers and researchers in Sao Paulo in March/April 2009. A version was included in the […]

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Library Gems 1

February 11th, 2013 No Comments

Here are a couple of gems from the bookleteer library : Grand River Stories by Alice Angus – a record of Alice’s Grand River Stories project for Render exploring the Grand River in Canada in 2008. An A-Z of The Ting : Theatre of Mistakes – A by Marie-Anne Mancio – the first part of […]

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Introducing… the Periodical

July 14th, 2012 1 Comment

An eccentric monthly publication for an era of eclectic exploration More and more beautiful, thought-provoking and inspiring eBooks are being created with bookleteer all the time so, with a nod to such illustrious forebears as William Hogarth, Joseph Addison, Jonathan Swift, Laurence Sterne and Charles Dickens we’re creating the Periodical, a regular monthly publication to […]

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Being 18 in the past and today by Katrina Siliprandi

November 29th, 2011 No Comments

Being 18 in the past and today: using Bookleteer for a museum-based project with young people by Katrina Siliprandi Norfolk Museums and Archaeology Service Young people working on ‘Project 18’ carried out and recorded 39 interviews in people’s homes, at Norwich Castle museum and in residential care homes. They amalgamated quotes from these interviews with […]

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The QR Code Enigma

November 22nd, 2011 No Comments

At a digital agency’s briefing last week, focusing on ‘New Tools’ for publishing, part of the talk was centered around the current use of QR Codes and their implications. Whilst studies seem to show they are largely unknown and underused (and often when they are, employed for gimmicky or lazy motives) there’s certainly some interesting […]

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Project 18

November 18th, 2011 No Comments

Project 18, a collaboration between Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service and MAP, looked at what it’s like to be 18 now, and what it was like to be 18 in the past. This eBook, uploaded earlier this week to Diffusion, is a collection of stories gathered by young people from some of the older participants […]

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Agencies of Engagement – A creative thinking and doing tool

November 16th, 2011 No Comments

In April 2011, Proboscis began a collaboration with the Centre for Applied Research in Education Technologies (CARET) and Crucible at the University of Cambridge, on a research project exploring the nature of groups and group behaviours within the context of the university’s communities and the design of software platforms for collaboration. Our output of this […]

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Publish & Print On Demand – October’s eBooks

November 9th, 2011 1 Comment

October saw a combo of eBooks created with bookleteer and printed using our Short Run Printing Service – ‘Picnic: Order, Ambiguity and Community’ and ‘Sites and Strategies’. ‘Picnic: Order, Ambiguity and Community’ by Kevin Harris, an author and community development commentator, and Gemma Orton, an artist, is an illustrated essay focusing on the relationship between […]

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New eBook Design!

October 12th, 2011 No Comments

After some tinkering and testing, we’ve just uploaded the new eBook back cover designs to the bookleteer server. Alongside an improved colophon layout, all eBooks generated with bookleteer now automatically create a QR code link as well as a short URL, to the online bookreader version, featured on the bottom left corner of the back […]

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Easy peasy way of making A4 & A3 StoryCubes on any printer

September 16th, 2011 2 Comments

Recently, we’ve discovered a very, very simple way of making your own cardboard, hard-wearing StoryCubes, using only: A free bookleteer account If you haven’t signed up for a free bookleteer account yet, do so here. A4 single label paper, suitable for Inkjet or Laserjet printers Full sheet label paper, available from any decent stationers (Avery […]

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StoryCube Cairn

August 5th, 2011 1 Comment

“A group converges on a location to build a StoryCube Cairn” On Wednesday, Simon Pope, Gordon Joly, and Stefan Szczelkun joined us in the Proboscis studio, to talk about the StoryCube Cairn project, and embark on a group walk using a QR coded cube and a mobile phone as wayfinding devices. Before the event, we […]

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Diffusion Archive Highlight – City As Material: An Overview

August 3rd, 2011 No Comments

A document of the five City As Material events we ran in London last year, this eBook collects the blog posts penned after each event, a selection of photographs taken, as well as an introduction to the project and our motives for undertaking it. Created in place of an individual eBook for Sonic Geographies, due […]

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British Museum & Bookleteer

July 1st, 2011 No Comments

Bookleteer, archaeology and local history. It is now a year since we launched the short run printing service so now seemed like a good time to reflect on what people in different areas have been using the printing service for. In this post we reflect on its use in two projects connected to the British […]

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