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An Annotated Bibliography for Digital Discomfort

An Annotated Bibliography for Digital Discomfort This annotated bibliography has been put together by the Cell for Digital Discomfort (Cristina Cochior, Karl Moubarak, Jara Rocha). It gathers writings which both imagine and provide frameworks for new forms of sociotechnical implicancies and digital roughness, disobedience, friction and/or discomfo

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5 April 2024
5 April 2024
5 April 2024
Informatic Opacity
Daria Martin and Massimiliano Mollona, 
Daria Martin and Massimiliano Mollona, Steel Town, 2013, video still showing a view on the steel mill Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional, Volta Redonda
2 November 2022
Ethnography as (Im)possible Realism

For more than two decades, anthropologist and filmmaker Massimiliano (Mao) Mollona has been doing ethnographic fieldwork on the dehumanizing forces of extractivism.

2 November 2022
(Im)possible Realism

Anthropologist and educator James Clifford and anthropologist and filmmaker Massimiliano (Mao) Mollona have been sustaining a long-term conversation around the concept of “(im)possible realism”: a realism that accepts the contradictions of micro and macro scales, local and global, and thus the impossibility of telling a singular and unifying composite historical story.

14 October 2022
Notes from the Table. A Not-Yet Manifesto

Notes from the Table. A Not-Yet Manifesto, 2022, digital rendering of an imagined expanded cinema installation, which is intended to include two overhead projectors, nine transparency sheets, and no less than three fine tip dry erase markers. Conceived and realized by Zone Collective together with their long-term design collaborator Karoline Świeżyński.