In this second round of responses in the Experimental Media in the City roundtable, Holly Willis encourages us to consider how mediated cities and mediated selves provoke an ethics of the computational and the ethically mediated self, as opposed to an ethics of the visual.
In this post, Aroussiak Gabrielian links Street View’s aesthetics to extant cinematic techniques to explore the potential of its abstractions for telling new stories about the city’s possible futures.
Alison Wielgus returns to the sites of the BAFC to view them through Google’s digital maps and ask what still remains uncharted, and how mapping can be decoupled from older power structures in emerging media.
In this introduction to the second series of posts from the roundtable on experimental media in the city, Swagato Chakravorty contends that the intermediations between city and self have created a crisis of representation.
Malini Guha discusses a recent symposium on Asian Canadian identities and the spaces, nodes, and networks of diaspora.
Joseph DeLeon continues his reporting on the proceedings of the 2017 Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference with this recap of a panel discussion on media art in the city.