|Sep 05, 2013||#19: The Moon Rock Thief|
3bute [pronounced: tribute] is an online anthology devoted to the contexts often missing when African stories are reported. Our mash-up platform lets artists collaborate with writers on 3-page visualizations of their stories and journalism. The visuals become pinboards readers can tag with context they think is relevant to the story. By being able to add context to these narrative and "mashable" surfaces, our goal is to render, with your help, the developing world in a more engaging and immersive way.more...
Be sure to check out Colorlines magazine for Beyond the ‘Single Story’: 3Bute Turns African Lit Into Crowdsourced Comics -- reporter Channing Kennedy’s in depth profile of the 3bute project.
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