Experimental Media & the City: Part II

In this introduction to the second series of posts from the roundtable on experimental media in the city, Swagato Chakravorty contends that the intermediations between city and self have created a crisis of representation.

Sense and the City: Liam Young’s Speculative Cinema

Holly Willis explores Liam Young's "speculative cinema," showing how his work that integrates film, fiction, animation, marketing, games and documentary demonstrates an emergent cinematic form that defies generic boundaries whilst simultaneously reconfiguring the city.

First We Take Manhattan: Introducing Marvel Roundtable Part 2

In this roundtable redirect, Erica Stein questions what it means for Marvel to image its authenticity in and through New York City. She asks us to consider how Marvel's dispersed and globalized industrial spatiality complicates and interacts with its proclivity for filming (and filming in) New York.