Who is 5G really for? Fiona McDermott urges closer consideration of the public use value of much-hyped 5G technologies through an examination of the potentially fraught public-private partnerships extolling the development of urban 5G infrastructure in the name of public good.
How is 5G technology changing cities? In their dossier introduction, Sanna Lehtinen and Delfina Fantini van Ditmar survey the aesthetic, political, and ecological impacts of 5G networks and call for new critical models for envisioning urban futures.
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.