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By Marsha Kinder,Tara McPherson,N. Katherine Hayles,Lev Manovich,Yuri Tsivian,Patricia R. Zimmermann,Grahame Weinbren,Caroline Bassett,Steven F. Anderson,Stephen David Mamber,Edward Richard Branigan,John Hess,David Crane,Mark B.N. Hansen,Holly Willis,Guiller

ISBN-10: 0520281853

ISBN-13: 9780520281851

Editors Marsha Kinder and Tara McPherson current an authoritative number of essays at the carrying on with debates over medium specificity and the politics of the electronic arts. evaluating the time period "transmedia" with "transnational," they exhibit that the stream past particular media or countries doesn't invalidate these entities yet makes us glance extra heavily on the cultural specificity of every mixture. In elements, the publication phases debates throughout essays, growing dialogues that provide assorted narrative money owed of what's traditionally and ideologically at stake in medium specificity and electronic politics. every one half incorporates a sizeable advent by way of one of many editors.

Part 1 examines precursors, modern theorists, and artists who're protagonists during this discursive drama, targeting how the transmedia frictions and continuities among previous and new kinds should be learn so much productively: N. Katherine Hayles and Lev Manovich redefine medium specificity, Edward Branigan and Yuri Tsivian discover nondigital precursors, Steve Anderson and Stephen Mamber investigate modern archival histories, and Grahame Weinbren and Caroline Bassett protect the open-ended mobility of newly emergent media.

In half 2, trios of essays tackle a number of ideologies of the electronic: John Hess and Patricia R. Zimmerman, Herman grey, and David Wade Crane redraw contours of race, house, and the margins; Eric Gordon, Cristina Venegas, and John T. Caldwell unearth database towns, transportable homelands, and digital fieldwork; and Mark B.N. Hansen, Holly Willis, and Rafael Lozano-Hemmer and Guillermo Gómez-Peña learn interactive our bodies reworked via surprise, gender, and color.

An important reference paintings within the box of visible media experiences, Transmedia Frictions offers sound old standpoint at the social and political elements of the interactive electronic arts, demonstrating that they're by no means impartial or innocent.

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