Author Archives: Andrew Burn

PLAYING THE ARCHIVE

PLAYING THE ARCHIVE: memory, community and mixed reality play This project is an ambitious programme of research and cultural production, exploring the nature of play by bringing together archives, spaces and technologies of play, along with people who play, both old and young. It runs from September 2017 to August 2019. You can view the dedicated project page here.    

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De-‘othering’ everyday visual practices

Dr John Potter will give a keynote talk at the Valuing the Visual in Literacy Research conference, 4-5th July 2917. The talk is entitled De-‘othering’ everyday visual practices: Dynamic literacies, third spaces and curation. Literacy research is concerned with exploring and representing the many ways in which humans make and share meanings in their everyday practices. These are essentially dynamic

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Playful Literacies in Estonia

Professor Andrew Burn gave a keynote talk at the 11th conference of the International Association for Research in L1 Education (ARLE) in Tallinn entitled “PLAYFUL LITERACIES: CHILDREN’S DESIGNS OF PLAY FROM PLAYGROUND TO VIDEOGAME”. The abstract can be found at the conference site. The talk presented work from a range of DARE projects on Play and games. The 11th conference of ARLE

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Beowulf goes to Bergen

Workshop participants in Bergen, Norway, have made a Videogame of the story of Beowulf, led by DARE’s Andrew Burn and Bruno de Paula. The workshop was part of the DTAE (Digital Technology in Arts Education) at the University of Bergen. Workshop participants were arts educators, working with music, art, literature, and media education. Using the DARE software Missionmaker, developed by

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Dynamic Literacies go to Denmark

Playful Literacies and Dynamic literacies: Valuing third spaces and young people’s agency Talk by: Dr John Potter, UCL Knowledge Lab, UCL Institute of Education, University College London. This talk engaged with notions of play as a dynamic form of engagement with meaning making, ephemeral but important in the lives of children and young people, and throughout the lifecourse. It drew

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