Tea Uglow may have the most important job in the creative industries: to discover the tools of the future designer. “I play with technology not to create new forms of creativity but to augment and influence traditional forms of creativity,” explains Tea, creative director of Google’s Creative Lab in Sydney.
.. To ‘record’ the experiences of the dynamic web is like taking photos of morning dew: fragmentary and one-dimensional, unsatisfactory. The future internet, consisting of machine intelligence communicating with speech rather than all these helpful words on ‘pages’, is even tougher to pin down. Every single web experience is literally performative — a machine pirouetting through a dance of information that is unique to you in that moment and then lost forever.
What could a digital book have to do with Blockchain (the tech behind Bitcoin)? And how can you ‘own’ a book, if anyone can read it? Well, we have some ideas…
As part of Editions At Play (our ongoing experimental platform to explore possibilities of digital books) these are the questions we got given to answer while developing one of our latest books, A Universe Explodes.
[10 min interview from Feb 2017] Kojo Baffoe is joined by Creative Director of Google, Tea Uglow. She is the brains behind Google’s innovative Lab in Sydney, Australia. Her works varies between non-linear narration and the physical web.
Ghosts was performed at the Adelaide Fringe in 2016 where we teamed up with Sandpit to deliver theatre with digital at the core. This article looks at the motivations and excitement and, well, goals, of the project
Why are we so obsessed with how children play? ‘Child-led play’ has moved from being the natural default to a new metric in our parental optimisation schedule. How well is the city adapted to these needs?
I wanted to write an essay about books: physical, electronic and the new kinds of digital books. It is a subject that preoccupies me. This is about the other "future of literature", not the industry, but the form: why we love literature, and what literature might become, in a digital world.