Melanie Wilmink explores how a Seoul-based residency created by the car company Hyundai has enabled artists to interrogate the ways automobile technologies are impacting human engagement with urban environments.
Arguing that mobility has to be understood intersectionally, Pamela Robertson Wojcik shows how Hollywood genres about tramps, hitchhikers, and "street people" overwhelmingly privilege white characters even as film and television have started to pay more attention to female homelessness.
Joe Talbot’s The Last Black Man in San Francisco is an elegy to the displacement of minority communities from the gentrifying city. Jacqueline Pinkowitz discusses the film’s images of movement, dislocation, and loss and the legacy of racial inequality in the Bay Area.
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.