New Media and Old: The Limits of Continuity
Lev Manovich makes the first sustained case for a new media theory, but with cinema as his starting point he has a hard time engaging the non-representational artforms and aural explorations to be found there. So argues the Australian media writer, geniwate.
Tales of Almost
Linda Carolli on the third hybrid collection by Michael Joyce, a work (like the technological landscape it's about) at once industrial and informatic, essayistic and narrative, technical and autobiographical.