10.23.07: Convergence Culture

Class conversations lead to an assignment from Henry Jenkins’ new book, Convergence Culture. We each took definitions from the book’s glossary and interpreted, responded to and/or investigated them…visually, of course.

I Wonder Ifs: A genre defined by The Sugar Quill in which fans speculate about narrative possibilities hinted at but not explicitly depicted in the original work.

Origami Unicorn: Coined by Neil Young after the addition of a minor detail to the director’s cut of Bladerunner, which encouraged speculation that the protagonist Decard might be a replicant, the term refers to any element added to a text that potentially invites reconsideration of other works in the same franchise.

Then I made some [rough] things…



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