In this essay, Madeline Dippel, a student at Indiana University, considers how public screens shape architecture and engagement, particularly when the spectacular lights of the screens are "turned off" creating both sensibilities of enchantment and disenchantment.
In this essay, Maggie Farwig, a student at Indiana University, considers the ways in which screens manifest in the practices of everyday life in both ordinary and spectacular ways, creating both connections and disconnections and blurring relations between public and private.
In this essay, Calvin Badger, a student at Indiana University, analyzes the extent to which individuals can express agency vis a vis public screens in Shanghai and Hong Kong, considering the ways in which those screens are bound up with relations of power in the city.
In this essay, Naomi Farahan, a student at Indiana University, analyzes ways in which public screens in Shanghai and Hong Kong work as forms of enchantment, questioning precisely for whom this enchantment is intended.
In this essay, Kyle Winkel, a student at Indiana University, considers the ways in which advertisers utilize light art and technology as a way to captivate increasingly desensitized passerby in public screen spectacles in urban Hong Kong.