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PUBLIC MARKS with tags space & essays

01 December 2006

Orion Magazine

by jlesage
ideas of sustainability and its cultural contexts; many notable writers and artists here

Hayden White, Historiography and Historiophoty

by jlesage
"Historiophoty" is Robert Rosentstone's term for our representing history visually and filmically; in contrast, according to White, is "historiography," representing history verbally, in prose. :: Volume 10, Issue 10

by jlesage & 2 others
Canadian film journal online since 1997, wide coverage of independent and international film; many resources

20 November 2006

Visual Anthropology Papers

by jlesage
many full text papers available from

American Lesbian Photography - Home

by jlesage
"aim is to provide an overview over those lesbian photographers that took pictures of lesbians, and .. to discuss their photography in relation to the time in which they worked"

Notes on The Gaze

by jlesage
Daniel Chandler's overview of the use of an important concept in media theory

Welcome to Transparency

by jlesage & 1 other
"interprets and critiques movies and television, news and political rhetoric, theme parks and advertising, computer games and the Internet, and other creations of contemporary culture"

Design Observer: writings about design & culture

by jlesage & 1 other
very well written blog; as I have commented before, knowing about space and place is crucial for thoughtful mediamakers

Local consumption cultures in a globalizing world by Peter Jackson

by jlesage
Focusing on the resilience of distinctive local consumption cultures, with evidence from three contrasting consumption cultures: consumption and 'public culture' in India, 'consumer nationalism' in China, and 'artful consumption' in Russia.

Geographies of Responsibility by Doreen Massey

by jlesage
on political implications of considering space within political discussions of responsibility and identity

Neoliberalizing Space

by jlesage
essay on updating space-place theory for contemporary economics

19 November 2006

Video History Project: Resources

by jlesage
information from/about practitioners and groups of videomakers; technical explanations of early video formats and equipment

18 November 2006

16 November 2006

lens culture: contemporary photography magazine

by jlesage & 4 others
Photographyy internationally: documentary, fine art, photojournalism, lyrical, personal, abstract, human, and street photography. Essays, interviews with photographers, reviews of exhibitions and photo books.

Geoff Stahl - Still 'Winning Space?': Updating Subcultural Theory

by jlesage
deals with the impact of computer mediated communication on subcultural theory; refutes role of "authenticity"; good overview of shifts in field

Book Review of "Sowing Empire: Landscape and Colonization"

by jlesage
Filmmakers and writers need to be aware of the history and social practice "spoken" by spaces and places. This is about the politics of gardens.

13 November 2006

Difference, Diversity and Nomadic Subjectivity

by jlesage
Braidotti is a theorist combining the insights of Donna Haraway with postcolonial theory; this earlier (1998) essay still has relevance today. Useful in teaching.

Vectors Journal of Culture and Technology in a Dynamic Vernacular

by jlesage
"multiple contours of daily life in an unevenly digital era... how technology shapes, transforms, reconfigures, and/or impedes social relations...including issues of globalization, mobility, power, and access" -

by jlesage
a multilingual web journal that challenges received ideas about linguistic and cultural "translation" along principles of a critique of culturalisation; social recomposition, beyond postcolonialism: a global commons; multilinguality vs. national language

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