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Hanna-Riikka Roine

PdD (Literary Studies), University of Tampere

Room 238

Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies
P.O. Box 4
FIN-00014 University of Helsinki

Tel +358-(0)2941 24974
Email hanna.roine (AT) helsinki.fi




Research interests

  • Transmediality
  • Narratology
  • Digital media
  • Networked culture
  • Speculative fiction

Current research

Convergent Worlds in the Digital Age. New Forms of Participation and Sharing in Transmedial Environments

The rapid growth of digital media has transformed the ways we approach art and entertainment. Both forms of media and audiences are converging. As a result, not only is content transferred across media platforms, but the new, transmedial environments focus on the sharing of information and affective experiences between users. We urgently need multidisciplinary methodology to explore the effect of a more participatory, networked culture on the ways art and entertainment are authored and used today. This project, which combines narratology with research on games, digital media, and fan cultures, provides an innovative way to analyse both the poetics and the collaborative aspects of new creative practices. This project asks: What exactly is being communicated or shared across multiple forms or media? How does the sharing of information and experiences between users affect the work of designers? What is the role of narrative in art after the digital turn?