The workshop outlines the state of the field in research on new media in the Chinese-speaking sphere. We ask how the theories of Lev Manevich, Mark Hansen, Alexander Galloway, and others have shaped research in Chinese new media and how our research may challenge existing paradigms.
-9:50 Yomi Braester: Opening remarks
-10:00 Joshua Neves:
“Videation: Technological Intimacy and the Politics of Global Connection”
Discussant: Yomi Braester
-11:05 Jinying Li, University of Pittsburgh:
"Walled Media and Mediating Walls"
Discussant: Xiao Liu
-12:05 lunch break
-1:05 Yomi Braester, University of Washington:
"The City as Digitized Scroll"
Discussant: Jinying Li
-2:10 Xiao Liu, McGill University:
“Politics of the Interface: AI development in 1980s China”
Discussant: Shuen-shing Lee
-3:15 Shuen-shing Lee, "New Media for New Subjectivity: The Cyborg Imagination in Wen-Cheng Lee's Taiwan-Flavored Art"
Discussant: Joshua Neves
-4:20 Open discussion
-4:50 Workshop adjourns
The workshop is part of the permanent seminar on Sinophone visual culture sponsored by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation.