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Krista Lynes & Tyler Morgenstern 
Moving Images 
Mediating Migration as Crisis

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In recent years, spectacular images of ruined boats, makeshift border camps, and beaches littered with life vests have done much to consolidate the politics of movement in Europe. Indeed, the mediation of migration as a crisis has worked to shore up various forms of militarized surveillance, humanitarian response, legislative action, and affective investment. Bridging academic inquiry and artistic and activist practice, the essays, documents, and artworks gathered in Moving Images interrogate the mediation of migration and refugeeism in the contemporary European conjuncture, asking how images, discourses, and data are involved in shaping the visions and experience of migration in increasingly global contexts.
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Krista Lynes is Canada Research Chair in Feminist Media Studies and Associate Professor in Communication Studies at Concordia University (Montreal, Canada) where they also founded and direct the Feminist Media Studio.
Tyler Morgenstern is a PhD candidate in the Department of Film & Media Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a doctoral fellow of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. His work focuses on the imbrications between information and communication technologies and the racial and territorial politics of empire. He is also a contributing member of the Media Fields editorial collective at UCSB.
Ian Alan Paul is a transdisciplinary artist and theorist and is Assistant Professor of Emerging Media in the Department of Art at Stony Brook University. Their projects examine instantiations of power and practices of resistance in global contexts, and have been exhibited and published internationally.
Language English ● Format PDF ● Pages 320 ● ISBN 9783839448274 ● Editor Krista Lynes & Tyler Morgenstern ● Publisher transcript Verlag ● City Bielefeld ● Country DE ● Published 2020 ● Edition 1 ● Downloadable 24 months ● Currency EUR ● ID 6971930 ● Copy protection Social DRM

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