How can dissecting obsolete media inform contemporary media culture?
May 23–27, 2017
Through a mix of writing, thinking, discussing, and hands-on encounters withobsolete and forgotten apparatuses, participants were asked to scrutinize our rapidly-evolving media culture.
Benefiting from the rich collection of the Concordia Residual Media Depot, students demystifed hardware modification, software hacking and digital forensics, and developed a critical and theoretical relationship with material media technologies.
Knowledge production in this area is seen as a collaborative process where participants from varying disciplines brought different approaches to the table.