Resources

Art and Design

  • Leonardo Journal
    …the leading international journal for readers interested in the application of contemporary science and technology to the arts…”
  • Design Issues
    …provokes inquiry into the cultural and intellectual issues surrounding design.
  • Journal of Performance and Art (PAJ)
    PAJ charts new directions in performance, video, drama, dance, installations, media, film, and music, integrating theater and the visual arts.
  • October
    Examining relationships between the arts and their critical and social contexts…

Narrative

  • Journal of Narrative Theory Also: here.
    Mainly a literary narrative resource with back issues available from 1971. Was previously titled ‘Journal of Narrative Technique’.
    Narrative is the official journal of the International Society for the Study of Narrative. Narrative’s broad range of scholarship includes the English, American, and European novel, nonfiction narrative, film, and narrative as used in performance art.
  • Narrative and Image
    …a peer-reviewed e-journal on visual narratology and word and image studies in the broadest sense of the term. It does not focus on a narrowly defined corpus or theoretical framework, but questions the mutual shaping of literary and visual cultures…
  • Narrative Inquiry
    Particular emphasis is placed on theoretical approaches to narrative and the analysis of narratives in human interaction, including those practiced by researchers in psychology, linguistics, anthropology, sociology, and related disciplines.
  • narrative
    Narrative A nonprofit organization dedicated to storytelling in the digital age.
  • Word & Image
    Academic journal with some valuable content on narrative in visual art.
  • The Living Handbook of Narrative
    Good online resource with a limited set of essays around contemporary perspectives on narrative.
  • Diacritics
    Diacritics is forum for those writing on the problems of literary criticism. Available through JSTOR it provides some useful papers on narrative that may not be accessible through other journals explicitly focused on narrative.

Interaction

  • TOCHI
    …covers the software, hardware and human aspects of interaction…Topics include hardware and software architectures; interactive techniques, metaphors, and evaluation; user interface design processes; and users and groups of users..
  • ACM Interactions
    .. a magazine intended for professionals interested in the connections between experiences, people and technology. The human-built world can afford a sense of beauty, sublimity, and resonance, and through our advancements in technology can come advances in society. At the center of these advances are interactions —conversations, connections, collaborations, and relationships — within and across multiple disciplines, with and without technology. This magazine includes timely articles, stories, and content related to these interactions.
  • Computers in Entertainment (CIE)
    ..about a wide range of theoretical and practical computer applications in the entertainment industry, including engagement, playfulness, creative technique, business, pleasurability, and “funology.”
  • SIGCHI
    The ACM Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction is the world’s largest association of professionals who work in the research and practice of computer-human interaction. We are an interdisciplinary group of computer scientists, software engineers, psychologists, interaction designers, graphic designers, sociologists, and anthropologists, just to name some of the domains whose special expertise come to bear in this area. What brings us together is a shared understanding that designing useful and usable technology is an interdisciplinary process, and when done properly it has the power to transform persons’ lives.
  • SIGGRAPH
    The ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques mission is to promote the generation and dissemination of information on computer graphics and interactive techniques. Members include researchers, developers, and users from the technical, academic, business, and artistic communities.
  • Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology
    …papers on intelligent systems, applicable algorithms and technology with a multi-disciplinary perspective. An intelligent system is one that uses artificial intelligence (AI) techniques to offer important services (e.g., as a component of a larger system) to allow integrated systems to perceive, reason, learn, and act intelligently in the real world.
  • Limited Database of Interaction Design Studios at Dexigner
    A limited, random but useful database of Interaction Design studios available at the Dexigner website. Will update this with some of my own links later.

Galleries & Museums

Conferences/Symposia/Festivals/Exhibits