Category Archives: meme

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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A new, modified blurb for A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media

  Social media has taken a dark turn, encompassing both economic and political expropriation of the user experience. Users not only give away ownership of their community relations to big platforms, but the potential for positive change through revolutionary contagion … Continue reading

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Affect & Social Media#4: Notifications from the Technological Nonconscious: Registration now open

Please note that registration for Affect & Social Media#4: Notifications from the Technological Nonconscious is now open. The conference will take place at UEL’s USS building in Stratford, east London on Weds November 7th, 2018. More information about this free … Continue reading

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La gran guerra de los memes en la polĂ­tica

I contributed to this interesting article on memes and politics in the Colombian newspaper El Espectador earlier this month. El Mundo 3 Sep 2018 – 9:00 PM Nicolás MarĂ­n Navas Las ideas, ideologĂ­as y emociones ya no se transmiten como … Continue reading

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