LEA New Media Exhibition: Interview with Kate Pullinger

LEA New Media Exhibition
Re-Drawing Boundaries
Focus On: Kate Pullinger
Curator: Jeremy Hight
Senior Curators: Lanfranco Aceti and Christiane Paul

Kate Pullinger writes electronic collaborative literature using a combination of text, sound, images, and games.  These interactive episodes create digital fictions requiring user action to drive the story forward. LEA New Media Exhibition presents the new forms of digital storytelling: Novels as participatory media which connect technologies, languages, cultures, generations and curricula “across media and across the network.”

Kate Pullinger writes fiction for both print and digital media. Her most recent novel is The Mistress of Nothing which won the GG, Canada’s Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction, 2009. Other books include A Little Stranger (2006), Weird Sister (1999) and the short story collection My Life as a Girl in a Men’s Prison (1997). Pullinger’s many digital fiction projects include her multiple award-winning collaboration with Chris Joseph on ‘Inanimate Alice’, a multimedia episodic digital fiction and ‘Flight Paths’  a networked novel. Kate Pullinger is Reader in Creative Writing and New Media at De Montfort University; she lives in London, England.

Leonardo Electronic Almanac (LEA),  ISSN No: 1071-4391
LEA International Curatoriate:
Lanfranco Aceti & Christiane Paul (Senior Curators), Jeremy Hight (New Media Curator), Vince Dziekan (Digital Media Curator)

Lea New Media Exhibition Interview with Kate Pullinger