1 Introduction




Forms move and are born, and we are forever making new discoveries.

Kasimir Malevich – Suprematist Manifesto (1916)

This book explores contemporary and traditional storytelling concepts and ideas. It encourages theoretical research and experimentation in the development of interactive narratives and transmedia stories. It considers the work of a wide range of practitioners across a multitude of creative fields. These include writing, music, film, photography, theatre, art and new media. It identifies and examines key texts and includes interviews with industry practitioners and academic researchers. Throughout history artistic inspiration has often come from the most unlikely sources. An openness to new ideas always ...

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