“The best way to understand the immense influence of this relatively small business is through a political economic analysis.”
In conversation with MIT Professor Vivek Bald, critically-acclaimed filmmaker and artist Thomas Allen Harris will reveal his process, experiences, and unexpected outcomes working with communities in online and offline shared spaces and places. Livestream starting at 5pm.
Christine Walley talks about her research into the traumatic effects of the loss of the steel industry in Southeast Chicago and how it found expression in a book, website, and documentary film.
Christine Walley, Professor of Anthropology at MIT, will present an overview of the Exit Zero Project, which “seeks to recapture the stories of a region traumatized by de-industrialization.”
Middlebury’s Jason Mittell on how television narratives have expanded and been complicated through transmedia extensions, including video games, novelizations, websites, online video, and alternate reality games.
In her transmedia project, Designing Culture, Anne Balsamo investigates the way in which culture influences the process of technological innovation.
Sasha Costanza-Chock is a scholar and mediamaker who works in areas including social movements, participatory technology design, and participatory research.