Selected Projects from the DMI Archives

Mapping Narrative: La Jetée + Twelve Monkeys


The goal of this project was to develop an interactive learning tool to compare the story and storytelling of two science fiction classics: the 1962 French movie La Jetée by Chris Marker, and the 1995 American movie Twelve Monkeys by Terry Gilliam, inspired by La Jetée.  read more »



This project explores the urban landscape through algorithmic walking and photography. Each participant (over thirty people) was asked to walk the following directions from any starting point in their city: 1) walk west 2) take your first right 3) take your first left 4) take your first right 5) stop. These were the only restrictions. A participant was then encouraged to take photographs at any point along their walk. Some of the cities covered were: Boston, Paris, Auckland, Santiago de Chile, and Tokyo.  read more »

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