Creator: Adrian Miles, RMIT, Melbourne.
Purpose: The principles for creating a Vog. A Vog is a video blog (web diary) that explores the relation of the word to the moving image with an emphasis on radical notions of interactivity.
Note: A Vog is more commonly known as a Vlog today.
the vogma manifesto
[ in no particular order ]
1. a vog respects bandwidth
2. a vog is not streaming video (this is not the reinvention of television)
3. a vog uses performative video and/or audio
4. a vog is personal
5. a vog uses available technology
6. a vog experiments with writerly video and audio
7. a vog lies between writing and the televisual
8. a vog explores the proximate distance of words and moving media
9. a vog is dziga vertov with a mac and a modem
10. a vog is a video blog where video in a blog must be more than video in a blog
Note: Principles 1-9 were written 6-12-2000, Principle 10 was added 2-2-2003.