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lance weiler

Feb 3, 2019

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The YEAR OF POE, a global collaboration mixing storytelling & emergent technology

“Leave my loneliness unbroken! — quit the bust above my door!… ’Tis the wind and nothing more!” — The Raven, Edgar Allan Poe

What is the Year of Poe initiative?

Start by forming a team

Bose AR glasses
The “Year of Poe” kicks off at the Film Society of Lincoln Center on January 9th, 2019

How to get involved

Illustrations by Gustave Dore

The Year of Poe is a celebration of Poe’s life and work

Establishing a collaborative space

Year of Poe documentation

  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Dramatic Reading of The Raven
  • A Historical Look at Poe and his work: a lecture by a prominent Poe Scholar from Columbia University
  • Assigned specific rooms with the AIHS
  • Together they will craft a small immersive experience based on some creative constraints
  • Teams take turns running their experiences for each other.