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Organise

Both Usher’s ‘How Egypt’s uprising is helping redefine the idea of a “media event”‘ (2011) and Hirschkind’s ‘From the Blogosphere to the Street: The Role of Social Media in the Egyptian Uprising’ (2011) discuss the role of social media in the … Continue reading

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Transversally

In this post, I will focus on the way that the production and distribution of music is being framed through the practice of live performance satellite streaming. While at my internship last Wednesday, I was given the great opportunity to … Continue reading

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Embodied

This blog focuses on the key concepts of mnemotechnology and thought control, as introduced in Stiegler’s ‘Anamnesis and Hypomnesis: Plato as the first thinker of the proletarianisation’ and Pamoukaghlian’s  ‘Mind Games: Science’s Attempts at Thought Control’ (2011).  Thought control is … Continue reading

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Media ecologies

When first introduced to the term ‘ecologies’ my thoughts immediately turned to the natural environment. This in turn conjured the image of being approached by an overzealous Greenpeace activist on the street. However, engaging with the week three literature has … Continue reading

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