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Digital intimacies: aesthetic and affective strategies in the production and use of online video

Digital intimacies: aesthetic and affective strategies in the production and use of online video

Davies, Rosamund (2011) Digital intimacies: aesthetic and affective strategies in the production and use of online video. In: Grainge, Paul, (ed.) Ephemeral Media: Transitory Screen Culture from Television to YouTube. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, pp. 214-227. ISBN 9781844574353

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Abstract

The status of video has shifted from that of a discreet medium, available only through one way channels of delivery and consumption from producer to viewer, to that of a flexible and combinable form of communication: one that can function as an exchange and a dialogue between users. This chapter explores how the cultural and aesthetic values of immediacy and intimacy are performed in contemporary online video texts and in the way they are circulated. It also suggests ways in which oppositions and comparisons between professional and amateur practices need to be rethought and redefined.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: [1] Chapter 12, in Part 4: Below: Worker- and User-Generated Content. [2] ISBN 9781844574346 (paperback), 9781844574353 (hardback).
Uncontrolled Keywords: video texts, intimacy, digital media, ephemeral media, youtube
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Humanities & Social Sciences
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Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:12
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/4797

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