Project website: DiD – Das Dokumentarische im Digitalen
Beauty Flow by Kevin MacLeod
Intro spoken by: Sarah Topfstädt
Host and Editor: PD Dr. Anna Wiehl
Logo: Anika Ch. R. Nöhre
License CC BY-NC-ND
Funded by the BMBF
Having come from a background in media production, specialising in documentary, Kate Nash's research is focused on the production, circulation and impacts of long-form factual media. Kate is a leading scholar in the field of interactive documentary, having contributed to understanding the ways in which digital media technologies and cultures are shaping (and are shaped by) documentary practices. As a Co-Editor of the documentary studies journal Studies in Documentary Film and author of seminal publications on interactive documentary, Kate brings together film and media studies, philosophy and political sciences. Currently, Kate is developing research in the area of health and environmental documentary, focusing particularly on engagement and impact.
Literature / Publications by Kate Nash:
Nash, Kate (2022). Interactive Documentary. Theory and Debate. Routledge.
Nash, Kate, and John Corner. "Strategic Impact Documentary: Contexts of Production and Social Intervention." European Journal of Communication, vol. 31, no. 3, 2016, pp. 227–42. doi:10.1177/0267323116635831.
Nash, Kate, et al., editors (2014). New Documentary Ecologies: Emerging Platforms, Practices and Discourses. Palgrave Macmillan.
Projects mentioned in this episode:
Goa Hippy Tribe (A 2011, A: Devas, Darius et al.) Trailer on YouTube More information: MIT Open Documentary Lab docubase – Goa Hippy Tribe
18 Days in Egypt (USA 2011, A: Jigar Mehta, Yasmin Elayat et al.) Trailer on vimeo More information: MIT Open Documentary Lab docubase – 18 Days in Egypt