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TitleTransversal Media Practices
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Table of Contents
                            Acknowledgements 9
2005: An Introduction 11
	Dissertation Year 0 11
1 Concerns, Questions, Aims 15
	Structure of the Dissertation 23
2 Media Theory and Media Archaeology:
HIstory,  Materiality, PracticE 28
	Medium/Media Theory: A dispute over materiality? 33
	The Materiality of Network Culture 42
	The Historical Turn of (New) Media Theory 54
		Laws of Media 55
		Transitions between the old and the new 57
	Media archaeology 61
		The New, the Old and the Dead 61
		Deep Time and Topoi of Media 62
		From Dead to Undead 65
		Archives: Discursive and Technical 67
		Media Archaeology and Technological Development 68
	From Negative to Transversal Ontology 78
3   Contexts and Methods 87
	The Alternative Media Context 87
	The Media Art Context 90
	A Practice-based Approach 92
		Practice-based and Artistic-Research 95
	Media- and Communications Research at the Crossroads 100
	Cultural Production and Practice-based Research 104
4  The World’s Last television Studio 111
	Introduction to Case Study I 112
		Structure of the case-study chapter 114
		Case methodology 116
	Excavation 118
		TV-Stop 123
		Institutionalised and Dissolutionised Dissent 126
		“Everyone can make tv- tv” – a manifesto and its  (counter-) publics 129
		From The World’s Last to the World’s Largest: 139
		Everyone Can Make TV (About Bush) and Four More Years 139
		What is to be done? Dilemmas of a TV Station 151
		Discussion: The Vanishing Point of tv-tv 160
	Intervention: TV-Hacknight - Eventualising analogue Switch-Offs and Digital Turn-Ons 167
		Smart encoders and dumb decoders 169
		“Adieu monde analogue, et Bonjour Monde Digitale!” 175
		Convergence from Below: From The to Your New TV-Signal 183
5   The Art of the Overhead 197
	Do’s and Don’ts : An Introduction to Case Study II 198
		Case Methodology 201
	Excavation: Uses and Counter-Uses - A Geneaology of The Overhead Projector 203
		Uses: From Standardisation to Institutionalisation 207
		Counter-uses: Light-Shows and Expanded Cinema 222
	Intervention: The Art of the Overhead Festival 234
		Call for Overheads! 238
		Works produced within and/or presented at The Art of the Overhead 2005-09 247
	Coda to The Art of the Overhead: 262
	Imaginary, Residual, Renewable 262
6   The Media-archaeological generic? 268
	To Take Some Distance of it All 268
	Cybernetics and the doing and un-doing of History 271
	From Generic to Generative 276
7Transversal media practices: Emerging concepts 280
	Excavation: Imaginary, Residual, Renewable 282
	Intervention: Eventualisation and Reverse-Remediation 290
8  Changing the changes: a summary and set
of tools 298
Sammanfattning 306
	Ansats 306
	Kapitel 1: ”Sammanhang, Frågor, Syften” 307
	Kapitel 2: ”Medieteori och Mediearkeologi: Historia, Materialitet, Praktik” 309
	Kapitel 3: ”Sammanhang och Metoder” 312
	Kapitel 4: “The World’s Last Television Studio” 313
	Kapitel 5: “The Art of the Overhead” 315
	Kapitel 6: “Mediearkeologins ‘generiskhet’?” 317
	Kapitel 7 och 8: ”Tvärgående mediepraktiker: Framträdande koncept” och ”Förändring av förändringarna: Sammanfattning och en samling verktyg” 318
References 322
Acknowledgements
2005: An Introduction
	Dissertation Year 0
1 Concerns, Questions, Aims
	Structure of the Dissertation
2 Media Theory and Media  Archaeology: History,  Materiality, Practice
	Chapter Overview
	Medium/Media Theory: A dispute over materiality?
	The Materiality of Network Culture
		Convergence and Divergence
		Media Ecologies
		Protocols
		Heterogeneity
	The Historical Turn of (New) Media Theory
		Laws of Media
		Transitions between the old and the new
	Media archaeology
		The New, the Old and the Dead
		Deep Time and Topoi of Media
		From Dead to Undead
		Archives: Discursive and Technical
		Media Archaeology and Technological Development
			Non-linear histories and microtemporalities
			The Problematic of Technological Development
			Linear and Mono-Medial Appoaches
			Evolutionary Approaches
			Planned Obsolescence
	From Negative to Transversal Ontology
3 Contexts and Methods
	The Alternative Media Context
		Alternative Media Rhizomes
	The Media Art Context
	A Practice-based Approach
		Practice-based and Artistic-Research
			Practice-based Research
			Artistic Research
	Media- and Communications Research at the Crossroads
	Cultural Production and Practice-based Research
		A Practice of Cultural Production
		Case Studies and Cultural Analysis
4 The World’s Last television Studio
	Introduction to Case Study I
		Structure of the case-study chapter
		Case methodology
	Excavation
		TV-Stop
		Institutionalised and Dissolutionised Dissent
		“Everyone can make tv- tv” – a manifesto and its (counter-) publics
			Publics and Counter-Publics
			Tensions between open and closed
		From The World’s Last to the World’s Largest:
		Everyone Can Make TV (About Bush) and Four More Years
			The “Other” tv-tv (TVTV)
			Different Tele-visions
		What is to be done? Dilemmas of a TV Station
			The Tuesday Meeting and its Discontents
		Discussion: The Vanishing Point of tv-tv
	Intervention: TV-Hacknight - Eventualising analogue  Switch-Offs and Digital Turn-Ons
		Smart encoders and dumb decoders
		“Adieu monde analogue, et Bonjour Monde Digitale!”38F
		Convergence from Below: From The to Your New TV-Signal
			Reclaiming the Black Screen
5 The Art of the Overhead
	Do’s and Don’ts : An Introduction to Case Study II
		Case Methodology
	Excavation: Uses and Counter-Uses - A Geneaology  of The Overhead Projector
		Uses: From Standardisation to Institutionalisation
			Proto-overheads
			Leisure Overheads
			Educational Overheads
		Counter-uses: Light-Shows and Expanded Cinema
	Intervention: The Art of the Overhead Festival
		Project Outline
		Works produced within and/or presented at  The Art of the Overhead 2005-09
			Variations on a Standard: The OHP as an institutional medium
			Random Hit
			The Writings on the Wall (Copy their Faith)
			The OHP in a Performative Context
			Around by 170cm
	Coda to The Art of the Overhead:
	Imaginary, Residual, Renewable
Call for Overheads!
6 The Media archaeological generic?
	To Take Some Distance of it All
	Cybernetics and the doing and un-doing of History
	From Generic to Generative
7 Transversal media practices: Emerging concepts
	Excavation: Imaginary, Residual, Renewable
		Imaginary
		Residual
		Renewable
	Intervention: Eventualisation and Reverse-Remediation
		Eventualisation
		Reverse-remediation
8 Changing the changes:  a summary and set of tools
Sammanfattning
	Ansats
	Kapitel 1: ”Sammanhang, Frågor, Syften”
	Kapitel 2: ”Medieteori och Mediearkeologi:  Historia, Materialitet, Praktik”
	Kapitel 3: ”Sammanhang och Metoder”
	Kapitel 4: “The World’s Last Television Studio”
	Kapitel 5: “The Art of the Overhead”
	Kapitel 6: “Mediearkeologins ‘generiskhet’?”
	Kapitel 7 och 8: ”Tvärgående mediepraktiker:  Framträdande koncept” och ”Förändring av förändringarna: Sammanfattning och en samling verktyg”
References
                        

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