Category Archives: Contagion

A&SM#4.5 2020 GOES LIVE ON JULY 16th

In preparation for Affect & Social Media#4.5 and The Sensorium Art Show Media Virality and the Lockdown Aesthetic The organisers present a somewhat profound seque between A&SM#4 and A&SM#4.5 Mikey B Georgeson’s Kindness is a Virus A full programme of … Continue reading

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A Short Video Guide to Social Media Sleepwalkers

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A User’s Guide to the Sleepwalker video

And a video to go with the new book 🙂. Thanks to Mikey Vessel Georgeson for aesthetic diagrams and images of his Somnambulist performance at the Affect Summer School last summer. A really big thanks to John Leo Dutton who … Continue reading

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Third call for A&SM#4.5

While we wait for Covid-19 to do its dreadful thing Before we can meet safely at the University of East London for A&SM#5 (https://viralcontagion.blog/asm5-summer-2020/) Affect & Social Media#4.5 and Sensorium Art Show present: Media Virality and the Lockdown Aesthetic Call … Continue reading

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A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media released!

Although set for a July release in the UK, I’m told a print version is on its way to me this week! There’s also a link to the book on the Polity website. http://politybooks.com/bookdetail/?isbn=9781509537402 Buy it for no other reason … Continue reading

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Affect & Social Media#4.5 cfp DEADLINE EXTENDED – June 12th 2020

While we wait for Covid-19 to do its dreadful thing Before we can meet safely at the University of East London for A&SM#5 (https://viralcontagion.blog/asm5-summer-2020/) Affect & Social Media#4.5 and Sensorium Art Show present: Media Virality and the Lockdown Aesthetic Call … Continue reading

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Sleepwalker Contagion Theory on Bloomberg

Your Instagram Exposes You to Coronavirus Contagion. With the spreading outbreak, social media is taking social contagion to new extremes By Alex Webb 9 March 2020, 06:00 GMT See orginal text on Bloomberg here: https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2020-03-09/coronavirus-contagion-your-facebook-feed-is-feeding-the-hysteria (Bloomberg Opinion) — You may … Continue reading

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