The Rise of 5G (September 2022)
Television Cities (June 2022)
The War in Ukraine (June 2022)
Scarcity and the Supply Chain Crisis in Media…
Global Audiovisual Archiving
Sara Gelao reports on the Eye International Conference 2022, "Global Audiovisual Archiving: Exchange of Knowledge and Practices," where delegates discussed new initiatives to safeguard audiovisual heritage across geopolitical divides.
Where We Care: Local Attention in a Platformized Pandemic
Scott Rodgers explores the novelties and continuities of emergent, very local uses of social media during the COVID-19 pandemic, and what they indicate about our deepening interdependencies with platforms.
From Water to Home: Permeability as Social Inclusion (and Exclusion) in Contemporary London
Anna Viola Sborgi considers how recent documentary films reconfigure porosity as permeability, and reflects on questions of social inclusion in the city under lockdown.
No Exit, or Duration in Slow Cinema: Aesthetics of Femininity, Porosity, Security
Erin Schlumpf thinks through the spatial politics of slow cinema and orders to shelter in place.
Screens in Public Space: Questions of Aesthetics and Access in a Moment of Social Distancing
Annie Dell’Aria discusses screen media’s potential to make both public space and private space—during times of social distancing—more porous.
Activist Media and Distributional Aesthetics in the City
Carrie Rentschler explores urban porosity via a feminist infrastructural focus on key points of transfer and transit in the city that activists target for change using a range of aesthetic and political strategies
Urban Pores as Media: Questions of Aesthetics and Access
Sabine Haenni's introduction to the second round explores pores as media, biology, and as form.
Feminist Protocols: Auditing Urban Infrastructures and Reporting Gender Violence in the City
Carrie Rentschler on feminist and anti-racist practices in the porous urban spaces and surfaces of chalking, graffiti, and postering
Apparitions and Wormholes: Moving Image Artworks and Urban Porosity
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
Liu Jiayin’s spatial politics of reduction
Erin Shevaugn Schlumpf discusses Liu Jiayin's documentary interiors in connection to Beijing's porous, globalized space