narrative.in is a place to explore and reflect on narrative modes in multiple media: a narrative lab, a storytelling lab.
Building on experience in different scapes – film, media art, exhibition design, radio, publishing, festivals, pecha kucha and live storytelling, graphic novels and comic books … -, this website looks at storytelling in a transversal way.
In 1996, as Japan Foundation fellow, I was proposing the Benshi, as metaphor of “interactive narrative”. In 2007, after number of high-tech installations in mixed and augmented reality, I launched PechaKucha Brussels, which can also be labelled as a low-tech interactive narrative, à la Benshi, of the early 1900′s in Tokyo and around.
So, what’s a Benshi ? Stay tuned …
Alok b. Nandi – 2011 – narrative.in