[Air-L] Summer relaxation from Photomediations: photo tai chi, urban wanderings & uncanny holiday resorts

Joanna Zylinska jo.zylinska at gmail.com
Wed Jun 24 07:46:34 PDT 2015

First of all, we are delighted to announce the recent launch of our 
sister project called Photomediations: An Open Book, which redesigns a 
coffee-table book as an online experience. It uses open content drawn 
from various online repositories (Europeana, Wikipedia Commons, Flickr 
Commons). More here:

Some other projects we have recently published:

- Photo Tai Chi, or how to confuse your smartphone

- The Man with the Movie Projector: get to know Taiwan’s most celebrated 

- Exploration of the wireless topography of the Dutch city of Utrecht:

- A dancer uncovers somatic memory, with the help of a scanner

- The possibilities and limitations of astronomic vision

- And the Whole World Stops: meditative video landscapes as a study in 
perception and stillness

Last but not least, for those in the northern hemisphere who are 
celebrating the summer holidays now, the uncanny nature of a generic 
holiday resort – in the midst of London!


Photomediations Machine is a curated online space where the dynamic 
relations of mediation as performed in photography and other media can 
be encountered, experienced and engaged.

Photomediations Machine adopts a process-based approach to image making 
by tracing the technological, biological, cultural, social and political 
flows of mediation that produce photographic objects. Showcasing 
theoretical and practical work at the intersections of art and 
mainstream practices, Photomediations Machine is both an archive of 
mediations past and a site of production of media 
as-we-do-not-know-them-yet. Photomediations Machine is non-commercial, 
non-profit and fully open access.

Curated by Joanna Zylinska and Ting Ting Cheng, Photomediations Machine 
has an International Advisory Board which includes Katherine Behar, Lisa 
Cartwright, Alberto López Cuenca, Asbjørn Grønstad, Richard Grusin, 
Sarah Kember, Max Liljefors, Melissa Miles, Nicholas Mirzoeff, W.J.T. 
Mitchell, Luiza Nader, Nina Sellars, Jonathan Shaw, Katrina Sluis, 
Marquard Smith, Hito Steyerl and Bernadette Wegenstein. It is a sister 
project to the online open access journal Culture Machine 
(http://www.culturemachine.net), established in 1999.

Website: http://www.photomediationsmachine.net
Follow us on Twitter: @Photomediations
Visit us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/photomediations.machine

Submissions invited:

Professor Joanna Zylinska
Department of Media and Communications
Goldsmiths, University of London

Curator of Photomediations Machine & Photomediations: An Open Book

NEW BOOK, Minimal Ethics for the Anthropocene, available open access:

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