Anan Zhou examines the use of social media and labor conditions in China during the coronavirus pandemic.Read More
Yang Zhan examines the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on labor mobility, particularly for service workers, in China’s growing economy.Read More
Luís Costa discusses the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on residents of the favelas in Rio’s divided city.Read More
Francisco Foot Hardman documents actions of solidarity from faculty and undergraduate students at Peking University to indigenous communities in Brazil.Read More
Hui Jiang discusses the tension between socio-economic rights and civil rights in South Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
In the first of our global reports on COVID-19, Laura-Zoë Humphreys shows how the disruption of person-to-person media distribution networks has affected urban sociality in Havana, Cuba.Read More
Anna Viola Sborgi considers how recent documentary films reconfigure porosity as permeability, and reflects on questions of social inclusion in the city under lockdown.Read More
Claire King interviews Caitlin Bruce on her new book, Painting Publics: Transnational Legal Graffiti Scenes as Spaces for Encounter
In this installment of the Mediapolis Q&A, Angelo Restivo interviews Ofer Eliaz about his new book Cinematic Cryptonomies: The Absent Body in Postwar Film.
Nathan Holmes discusses his new book Welcome to Fear City: Crime Film, Crisis, and the Urban Imagination with Mediapolis Reviews Editor Noelle Griffis.
Alexander Davis interviews Joshua Glick about his new book, which rethinks Los Angeles as a center of documentary production
Our Mediapolis Live series continues with part two of an interview with Dora Apel, author of “Beautiful Terrible Ruins: Detroit and the Anxiety of Decline.” Here, she and Mediapolis co-editor Brendan Kredell discuss the legacies of Henry Ford and Coleman Young in contemporary Detroit, and the critique of “creative class” urban planning.