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Deb@DHOxSS

Kinomatics Goes Global

Like the movies we study, Kinomatics has been traversing the globe lately. In May, Deb presented our most recent research that uses our “big data” set of cinema showtimes to reconceptualise film transfers between nations in terms of reciprocity rather than unilateral trade dominance. You can see the slides of Deb’s  presentation. Or you can […]

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The inaugural Kinomatics Symposium: Culture….Data → Meaning

Join us for a showcase of work produced by the Kinomatics research group that explores different aspects of the industrial geometry of culture. The first Kinomatics Symposium will highlight work undertaken in relation to the spatial and temporal dimensions of international film flow and also in relation to Australian live music gigs. The implications for […]

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Counting the cost of cinema ticket prices in Australia

Not ones to avoid a debate Deb and Bron have returned to the fray with another article on cinema ticket pricing, this time looking at how cinema ticket prices in Australia have increased in recent years and how the Aussie experience of price hikes compares to price increases internationally. Drawing on evidence sourced from Screen […]

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kinomatics in the media

  The Kinomatics project has made it into the media this past few weeks. A story in Brussels news outlet Brussel Nieuws has picked up the impressive performance of Brussels in our Cinema Cities index. You can see the original article here: http://www.brusselnieuws.be/nl/nieuws/brussel-zevende-cinemastad An English translation is here: http://www.bloomilicious.be/tag/kinomatics/ And closer to home The Conversation […]

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Turning Gigs into Gigabytes (and back again): Songification and Live Music Data

What is Songification? You may already know about data sonification. Its a technique that’s been successfully used to assist the vision impaired for some time. Its even possible to “listen” to your DNA in the form of a unique sound file. What you may not have heard of is “songification” (yep, there’s ‘g’ in there – […]