Alan Bigelow writes digital stories for the web. These stories are created in Flash and use images, text, audio, video, and other components. These stories are created for viewing on the web, although they can be (and have been) shown as gallery installations.
In 2010, Alan Bigelow was a World Technology Network Award nominee and a finalist for the International New Media Competition of the 24th Stuttgart Filmwinter (Germany). He was also a 2010 finalist for the New Media Writing Prize at the Poole Literary Festival (UK) and the Screengrab New Media Art Award (Australia).
His work, installations, and conversations concerning digital fiction and poetry have appeared in Turbulence.org, Rhizome.org, Los Angeles Center for Digital Arts, 14th Japan Media Arts Festival (The National Art Center, Tokyo), FreeWaves.org, The Museum of New Art (MONA, Detroit), Art Tech Media 2010, FILE 2007-2010, Blackbird, Drunken Boat, Media-N: Journal of the New Media Caucus, E-Poetry 2007/2009, IDEAS, the Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum (Turkey), Electrofringe 2008, New River Journal, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, and
Recently, in addition to teaching full-time at Medaille College, he was a visiting online lecturer in Creative Writing and New Media at De Montfort University, UK.
You can see Alan Bigelow’s work at http://www.webyarns.com.
Bigelow will be speaking through Skype to APSU on October 13 at 1 pm. Come by Trahern 212 to listen in.