Author: mo

December 22, 2004 / / film

In search to look up some more specific and interesting question about the specificity of the cinematic image versus indexcality I came across the luxonline website with this well written article on Isaac Julien’s work …. This concern with the…

December 22, 2004 / / communication

Concerning title and idea of this blog a reading of The Location of Culture can only be named as doing a delayed homework. I am really amazed how much this book – first published in 1994 – is giving me.…

December 18, 2004 / / communication

… sometimes these days I am a bit behind updating my online readings …. so I just came across this paper at apophenia’s blog (permalink). I like the approach to define blogging as a practice to create a performative space…

December 18, 2004 / / film
December 17, 2004 / / hybridity

The recent issue of open democracy focuses on the first steps of the european union to open further up its narrow and eurocentric understanding of coexisitence and acceptance. The articles range from future hopes and turquish selfunderstanding to reviews of…

December 15, 2004 / / general gap

In her poem Eastern War Time, Adrienne Rich (1991, p. 44) illustrates that such [ethnoautobiographic] imagination, if pursued in its multiplicity and hybridity, is likely a far cry from a retro-romantic return to roots: Memory says: Want to do right?…

December 10, 2004 / / media

A book version of the A hacker manifesto of McKenzie Wark has been published recently. The latest online version (5.1) can be found here as html and as pdf here. First monday published an interview, which partly has been conducted,…

December 7, 2004 / / communication

The Piet Zwart Institute for Media Design Rotterdam has published under creative commons license the book Guide to Open Content Licenses, which is as well available as a pdf file. The book provides a comprehensive overview of diverse open content…

December 6, 2004 / / general gap

… is Kareem Fahim’s blog Winning an Earthquake. Karim Fahim is as well publishing articles on village voice.

December 6, 2004 / / internet

Other Voices is an award-winning, electronic journal of cultural criticism published at the University of Pennsylvania. Founded in March 1997, Other Voices regularly publishes provocative essays, interviews, roundtable discussions, lecture transcriptions, audio lectures, multimedia projects, translations and reviews in the…

December 5, 2004 / / general gap

The network aims to support the formation of a new interdisciplinary research community to investigate how the convergent fields of pervasive media and locative media need to evolve in order to support future cultural and creative activities. >> plan via

December 1, 2004 / / general gap

An interesting news project – electroniciraq – offers independent news coverage from Iraq. One of the recent post is a longer article on the documentary film: About Baghdad …Upon viewing the film, one can’t help but wonder if voices like…

December 1, 2004 / / network structures

Connecticut Valley Electric Exchange, underground dispatchers’ room, 1967

November 28, 2004 / / media

This post adresses mainly german readers, as it still happens rarely, that an entire book is soon after its publication free accessible – I am posting here the link to the pdf of Hartmut Winklers Diskursökonomie…. Einen Einblick bietet diese…