DIS enlists leading artists and thinkers to expand the reach of key conversations bubbling up through contemporary art, culture, philosophy, and technology, with the aim to inspire, inform and mobilize a generation around the urgent issues facing us today and tomorrow.
Convergence Journalism? Emerging Documentary and Multimedia Forms of News
How is new access to the power of the visual changing our journalism? What current projects are particularly significant?
Podcast: David Kelley, “The Color of Seawater Through a Picture Window”
David Kelley primarily works with digital video installation and photography, with recent projects involving performance and sculpture.
Laugh Out Loud in Real Life: Women’s Humor and Fan Identity
Self-identified fans are not the only group that ought to be examined under the heading of fan studies, where, too, humor is rarely discussed.
Podcast: Elisa Kreisinger, “Political Remix Video: A Participatory Post-Modern Critique of Popular Culture”
Remixers are on the front lines of the battle between new media technologies and impeding copyright laws that threaten to obstruct the public discursive space for critiquing popular culture.
Political Remix Video: A Participatory Post-Modern Critique of Popular Culture
Elisa Kreisinger is a video remix artist, hacktivst and writer. She co-edits the blog, PoliticalRemixVideo.com.
YouTube in the Amazon: Rural Peru’s Transition to the Internet
We found communities that embraced internet implementation and its potential for education and development, but who had not received enough training.