Following #TurkeyBlockedTwitter, #googlednsblocked, and similar hash tags, here is my narrative of hacking as a mundane cultural practice. Also featuring graffiti, bank notes and other material communication tricks, professional geeks, hackers and social media house-comfies, network maps and statistics on traffic… More to come soon.
This excellent post on weburbanist reminded me of an early photographic project of mine: “Signal Lost: the Space Beneath”. It was conceived during a major replacement of early Victorian water pipes on the eve of the Olympics.
As the visual research proceeded, it showed in more details (or better, hinted at) the intricate networks of pipes, cables, and wires… [...]
Out on Visual Studies (Routledge) my review of: Underberg, Natalie M. Digital Ethnography: Anthropology, Narrative, and New Media. 1st ed. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2013.
In October I walked for the second year with undergraduate Sociology students at Goldsmiths as part of our course “London”, [...]
My walking film of Southall Broadway, London UB1, has been projected (no audio) on the wall of Glimpses Festival, in Delhi. [...]
Led by Dough Harper, our task was to produce 5 photographs from a walk in London [...]
My review of ‘Eyes on Labor’, in Visual Studies, vol. 28, issue 3, 2013, pages 290-291. Published online: 04 Oct 2013. ((C. Quirke, ‘Eyes on Labor’, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012, 376 pages ISBN: 0-199-76823-4))
“In her detailed analysis of the US visual imagery of labour, [...]
It was meant to come out exactly on my birthday, then only a week later or so, here it is: my book review is on Visual Studies. Inbox me if you can’t access it here:
I have scraped Twitter for the #IVSA2013 conference at Goldsmiths with this macro (Free and Open Source tool). During the 3 day conference [...]