Looking past traditional cinema into avenues of visual media and other light-related phenomena across the online landscape—and beyond.
While watching these world-famous women pantomime Brady fandom, I thought, bizarrely, of people I knew, wrapped up in different fascinations; I wondered about the importance of spectatorship to everyday life.
It has never been as easy to undercut the “truth” of filmed reality, but verifying truth in image-making was never so straightforward.
Its creative interactivity distinguishes TikTok from image-based social networks like Instagram, and also explains its dominance as a short-form video app, a larger trend in China.
Ulman has described herself as an artist “based in airports”: functional travel hubs with a navigable universality, regardless of their actual location.
New logistical work-arounds sought to overcome the difficulties of physically congregating; each decision about tone could trigger dozens of questions. Are the problems we are experiencing self-contained within the pandemic, or perennial?
"A radically new way to watch story and interact with story" conceals the true subversion out there.
This is a contemporary American hellscape, but if Chaplin and Tati were socially aloof within environments of cold modernity, O’Malley’s outcasts can barely communicate as they navigate a world corroded by mediation.