Carrie Rentschler on feminist and anti-racist practices in the porous urban spaces and surfaces of chalking, graffiti, and postering
Annie Dell’Aria shows how illuminations and projections move through the fluid, living skin of the built environment, parting the boundaries between public and private space
Erin Shevaugn Schlumpf discusses Liu Jiayin’s documentary interiors in connection to Beijing’s porous, globalized space
Anna Viola Sborgi explores the varied history of London’s Docklands as a vector of threats to the empire, the loci of gentrification, and a space where the past opens into the present
Sabine Haenni introduces the new Roundtable with some reflections on the meanings of the porous and the historical origins of the idea of the porous city
Floris Paalman reflects on the legacy of Thomas Elsaesser and discusses the importance of space and architecture to his theories of film and media.
In this third and final part of our Slums series, Ranjani Mazumdar discusses two recent films that have created “embodied cartographies” of Mumbai’s Dharavi.
Charlotte Brunsdon, Pamela Wojcik, Malini Guha, and Kulraj Phullar discuss liminal spaces of inclusion/exclusion and South Asian film at the London: Gateway to Cinema and Media Studies Symposium
In the second part of our Slum series, Elmo Gonzaga probes the ethics of journalistic, cinematic, and gamified images of informal settlements in Southeast Asia and Hong Kong.