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The Elements of Selectivity: After-thoughts on Originality and Remix.

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:44:54 +0000

Figure 1: Diagram showing the tautological process of meaning creation. Download PDF The following are edited notes, which can be considered a theoretical mashup from a number of presentations which took place during the Fall of 2017, specifically on October 10 at the Arts & Design Research Incubator (ADRI), Penn State, on October 11 at […]

Book: Keywords in Remix Studies Now Available

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 14:16:43 +0000

Cover concept by Eduardo Navas, Owen Gallagher and xtine burrough Cover image: DJHughman xtine burrough, Owen Gallagher, I are  very happy to share the news that Keywords in Remix Studies is now available. It was released on November 28, 2017 in both hard copy, paperback as well as ebook.  We thank our colleagues who contributed […]

“Mashup the Archive and Dividual Agency,” essay for exhibit at Iwalewahaus

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:53:17 +0000

Image: photo of copies of art catalogue for the exhibition Mashup the Archive. My thanks to Nadine Seigert and Sam Hopkins for inviting me to participate in the events for the opening during the month of June 2015. Download PDF This text is different from others I have written. It is in part a transcription […]

Essay: Rhetoric and Remix: Reflections on Adorno’s Minima Moralia

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:44:33 +0000

“Rhetoric and Remix: Reflections on Adorno’s Minima Moralia” was published as part of The Journal of Contemporary Rhetoric, Volume 7, Issue 2/3. I want to thank David Beard and Lisa Horton for including my work in a special issue focusing on remix. The essays comprised in the volume are written by important scholars who often […]

Upcoming Book: Keywords in Remix Studies

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 19:27:47 +0000

Cover concept by Eduardo Navas, Owen Gallagher and xtine burrough Cover image: DJHughman I have not posted for many months, the reason being that I have been working on several writing projects. One of them will be released very soon. The cover for Keywords in Remix Studies, to be published by Routledge later this year, […]

“Regenerative Culture Series” at the Palmer Museum, October 18 – December 11, 2016

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:52:37 +0000

Figure 1: View of prints 1 and 2 from the “Regenerative Culture Series” at the Palmer Museum, Penn State During the Fall of 2016, I participated in the group exhibition “Expanded Practice” at the Palmer Museum, Penn State. The exhibit took place between October 18 and December 11. I showed a series of prints titled […]

Final Media Projects for Art 315, Fall 2016, SoVA @ Penn State

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 03:10:07 +0000

During the Fall of 2016, I taught Art 315 at Penn State, which is a new media studio practice class that introduces students to basic principles of time-based media. The class focuses on bringing together image, sound and text to create experimental and open ended narratives. The class begins exploring sound, particularly noise and ambient […]

Spate: A Navigational Theory of Networks

Sun, 09 Oct 2016 13:07:21 +0000

I am very happy to share news about my book Spate: A Navigational Theory of Networks. Published by The Institute of Network Cultures (INC).  The book is free for download; a print copy can also be ordered online. Spate: a Navigational Theory of Networks is a critical and theoretical reflection on networked communication, developed with […]

“Regenerative Culture” by Eduardo Navas

Fri, 01 Jul 2016 13:43:06 +0000

«Information is not knowledge». (Albert Einstein). Linkedin maps data visualization. Picture: Luc Legay/Flickr. (see Norient for context) Regenerative Knowledge was written between June and October 2015. It was published on Norient in five parts between March and June 2016. I want to thank Thomas Burkhalter and Theresa Beyer for editing the essay and making it […]

Notes on “Everything is a Remix: The Force Awakens”

Sun, 22 May 2016 20:09:28 +0000

Everything is a Remix: The Force Awakens from Kirby Ferguson on Vimeo. Kirby Ferguson has released a fifth episode of Everything is a Remix, this time focusing on the work of J.J. Abrams, particularly his latest film Star Wars: The Force Awakens. In this occasion Ferguson goes into some detail of how different types of […]