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Mobile Methods and Large Screens

Nikos Papastergiadis, Amelia Barikin, Xin Gu, Scott McQuire, and Audrey Yue

in Ambient Screens and Transnational Public Spaces

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208920
eISBN:
9789888313839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208920.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter details the case studies that were conducted as part of a five-year research project, which conducted the world’s first real-time cross-cultural exchange via the networking of large ... More


Public Space/Private Discourse

Lee Skinner

in Gender and the Rhetoric of Modernity in Spanish America, 1850-1910

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062846
eISBN:
9780813051796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062846.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The chapter argues that the notions of public and private, while mapped onto exterior and interior spaces respectively—the street and public institutions vs. the home—are uncontainable within ... More


Ambient Screens and Transnational Public Spaces

Nikos Papastergiadis (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208920
eISBN:
9789888313839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208920.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Large public screens have now become a ubiquitous part of the contemporary cityscape. Far from being simply oversized televisions, the media experts contributing to Ambient Screens and Transnational ... More


Marching Dykes, Liberated Sluts, and Concerned Mothers: Women Transforming Public Space

Elizabeth Currans

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041259
eISBN:
9780252099854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041259.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book examines how women’s public demonstrations claim and transform public space. Focusing on seven examples--Take Back the Night Marches, Dyke Marches, SlutWalks, Women in Black Vigils, ... More


Reclaiming the City: Street Art of the Revolution

Heba Salem and Kantaro Taira

in Translating Egypt's Revolution: The Language of Tahrir (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165337
eISBN:
9781617971303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165337.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Draws on the concepts of striated and smooth space in Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's A Thousand Plateaus to translate the politics of street art of the revolution as “a performance and product ... More


Introduction: Screen Cultures and Public Spaces

Nikos Papastergiadis, Amelia Barikin, Scott McQuire, and Audrey Yue

in Ambient Screens and Transnational Public Spaces

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208920
eISBN:
9789888313839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208920.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter challenges the binary characterisation of large screens contemporary public spaces, as either an incursion which threatens the fecundity of public engagement, or as a renewal of the ... More


Learning from Barcelona

in Thinking Barcelona: Ideologies of a Global City

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318320
eISBN:
9781846317873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317873.005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines how the urban transformation of Barcelona can represent an exemplary model for contemporary cities and even for the city of the future. It argues that the master plan and public ... More


Introduction: Regendering Public Spaces

Elizabeth Currans

in Marching Dykes, Liberated Sluts, and Concerned Mothers: Women Transforming Public Space

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041259
eISBN:
9780252099854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041259.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The introduction sets up my exploration of how demonstrations organized and attended primarily by women claim and transform public space. I introduce the framework of “holding space” as a way to ... More


Solutions: Storyboarding a Humid Zone

Paul Carter

in Dark Writing: Geography, Performance, Design

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832469
eISBN:
9780824868949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832469.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter focuses on Solution, a public spaces strategy developed for a site in Melbourne's Docklands. Victoria Harbour is the result of draining a swamp and redirecting the course of a river. ... More


Translating Egypt's Revolution: The Language of Tahrir (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Samia Mehrez (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165337
eISBN:
9781617971303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165337.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This unique interdisciplinary collective project is the culmination of research and translation work conducted by AUC students of different cultural and linguistic backgrounds who continue to witness ... More


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