Donna Leishman is now Dr Leishman! Her PhD thesis was practice-based, consisting of a visual narrative, The Possession of Christian Shaw, which is discussed and considered in terms of theory, practice, and feedback from a number of “expert readers”, of which I was honoured to be one. The thesis is now up, as are the responses from us “experts”, giving rather an interesting collection of different more or less formal readings of a new media work. Here’s mine.

3 thoughts on “the possession of christian shaw

  1. clifford duffy

    hello ive just discoverd yer blog and yer interest in narrative etc. I am a poet working with blogs and my own fictions of the life and work of gilles deleuze and felix guattari. best wishes clifford duffy

  2. clifford duffy

    oops I typed that very quicklee. I meant to say, and I am working with blogs as an extension of ‘epistolary form of the novel’ and the becomings of d&g ‘s work. Prose poetry and the medium of the web as the form of instant publication. A new form of anti-commodity thinking ? perhaps . congratulations on your thesis. I’ d like to see it but the link does not appear to work

  3. jill/txt » position in media arts

    […] Donna Leishman, who does really intersting interactive graphic narratives like The Possession of Christian Shaw, sends word of a job opening at her department in media arts and imaging, which currently spans practices as diverse as: performance art, film, web, audio art, 3d animation, data visualisation, illustration, interactive media and digital theory. Filed under:General — Jill @ 23:01 [ ] […]

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