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Volume 10, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 2052-0204
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Abstract

Storytelling is fundamental to our existence. It enables us to understand the world in which we live and our relationship to it and to each other. Storytelling surrounds us and we actively engage in it on a daily basis through our communications with each other. Through the stories that we tell each other, we are able to both inform and entertain, but the act of delivering a narrative more importantly offers us the chance to make sense of our complex lives. It feels instinctive and satisfying to both tell and hear a story. In recent years cutting edge new media has undoubtedly changed our understanding of storytelling. Film, television, theatre, music and literature were once the leading innovators when it came to delivering narrative and these media forms remain influential, but when it comes to a potentially totally immersive experience it is difficult to compete with an industry that appears to be expanding almost exponentially. As our world becomes increasingly dependent on digital media, immersive virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), our interaction with storytelling evolves rapidly.

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Keyword(s): bookbinding; curiosity; Flexagon; narratology; pace; page-turn; storytelling; time travel
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