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Poetry and Audio Cassettes as Vehicles for Social Change. On the Film Men Of Words by Johanne Haaber Ihle

As Ihle shows in her film, since the unification in 1990 of North and South Yemen, the country has been politically unstable. Poetry fulfills a very important function in the … Continue reading

December 14, 2009 · 2 Comments

Society of the Query – Part 2: Gugerli, Fuller, Manovich, Ludovico, Bruno and Van ’t Hof

Part 1 of my notes on the Society of the Query conference can be found here. David Gugerli a historian specialized in the philosophy of science gave a lecture on … Continue reading

December 8, 2009 · 2 Comments

Society of the Query – Part 1: Lovink, Boutang, Pasquinelli and Numerico

Last month the Institute of Network Cultures organized a two day conference entitled Society of the Query. Below you can find a wrap-up of the notes I took during the … Continue reading

December 6, 2009 · 1 Comment

Strange Manuscripts

Where I discussed the concept of post literacy (described by Wikipedia as a stage ‘wherein multimedia technology has advanced to the point where literacy, the ability to read written words, … Continue reading

September 29, 2009 · 1 Comment

Post Literacy

The concept or theory of post literacy (which I learned about via James Bridle from booktwo.org) is described by Wikipedia as a stage ‘wherein multimedia technology has advanced to the … Continue reading

August 23, 2009 · 2 Comments

Information Dramatization

  Over the last couple of years (how time flies…) I have come across a fair amount of good movies and clips that try to grasp in one way or … Continue reading

March 8, 2009 · 2 Comments

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