On a bi-monthly basis, the journal’s editorial board shares a “playlist” of five links that speak to interests within and beyond the publication’s thematic.
Release from Quarantine
This is what slowing down and sinking in and moving on feels/looks/sounds like.
Lessons from the internet
John Berger once said in his book About Looking (1980), memory is a situation of radial character. It is not linear, but instead a convergence of associations, processes, and stimuli, simultaneously coming together and radiating outward. Hence, memory is transformed in a moment between what was and is, between reception and transmission.
Where I have been is where you might go
There is no map for the digital, but a web that contracts and extracts, all at once somewhere, everywhere, all nowhere and somehow still in between.
At the epipelagic zone, waters elemental function appears as the most destructive nature towards hardware. Liquid materials potential deadly interactions with technologies can erode utilitarian functions: as laptops and harddrives lost to liquid damage lose all of their capabilities to retrieve and store data or act as portals to access and circulate information. Yet, could a shift, from perceptible land to intangible sea serve for a media analysis for hardwares that exist in aquatic economies of tropicality? Could a flow towards water allow for an alternative functionalization of hardwares inhabiting communities surrounded by bodies of water?