STAGING ASYLUM APP

THE PROJECT

  • Builds on the strength of the printed edition through the inclusion of curated, multimedia content alongside the six plays, adding multiple layers of insight to each.
  • This curated experience provides a deeper and more holistic understanding of the challenges asylum seekers and refugees face in contemporary Australia.

MY ROLE: PROJECT MANAGER AND CURATOR

  • Curated and oversaw production of all content and app design.
  • Produced 2 x hour long audio interviews. Also performed as interviewer for both.


CONTENT OVERVIEW

  • The full play script for all six contemporary Australian plays from the print edition, offering a range of narratives and perspectives on asylum seekers and refugees. 
  • 2 x hour long audio interviews with:

  • Judi Moylan 
  • Morteza Poorvadi

  • Sociocultural and historical analysis from respected thinkers:

  • Julian Burnside AO QC
  • Kon Karapanagiotidis OAM
  • Judi Moylan
  • Dr. Joseph Pugliese
  • Dr. Caroline Wake

  • Extensive teachers' notes by Rachel Ford.
  • A suite of rich visual imagery, designed specifically for the app by Miranda Costa.


SCREENSHOTS


Credits

Main image: UNHCR / Massimo Sestini.
In-app images: Miranda Costa.
In-app design work: Miranda Costa and Annalise Montgomery-Hughes.
All screenshots, in-app imagery and content © Currency Press, 2016.

WHO IS TOBY LEON?

JACK OF SOME TRADES, MASTER OF OTHERS


I'm a storyteller at heart who specialises in communications and digital strategy. After ten years practice in the arts sector, I can craft (almost) any story on (just about) any platform.


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