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MEI ‘Mediation & Information’ is an publication designed to promote and publicize research in mediation, communication and information sciences. Eleven French, Belgian, Swiss and Canadian universities participate in the Editorial and Scientific Committees.

  • 26 years of publication
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  • 529 authors
  • 568 published articles

#47 Digital Gesture challenging Communication

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The role of machine gesturality in analyzing and viewing very large image collections

Maria Giulia DONDERO

ABSTRACT : In this article we analyze the relation between the computational work that underlies quantitative analyses of vast collections of images (Big Visual Data), as performed by Lev Manovich and the Cultural Analytics Lab in the field of Media Visualization, and our sensory-motor...

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Audiovisual media facing digital technology: semiotic gestures around prostheses, devices and archives

Enzo D’ARMENIO

ABSTRACT : In this article we will examine the relationship between digital technologies and the semiotic possibilities of the audiovisual forms. Starting from the study of three examples—an episode of the Black Mirror series and the movies Passion and Redacted by Brian De Palma—we...

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The delicacy of invention. Beyond design of control and beau geste of an electronic nature

Pierluigi BASSO FOSSALI

ABSTRACT : This paper argues that electronic technologies should escape two myths: the rigid functionalism and the beau geste. The latter seeks the perfect balance between economics, ethics and aesthetics inside the coded acts, but it could justify functionalism and its prior mapping...

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Solid body and Leading Body: Building Meaning and Identities through Printed Text and Digital Textuality

Ugo RUIZ

ABSTRACT : This article aims to show how printed and digital textuality imply two coexisting corporalities that shape the identities of individuals. First, the article explores the idea of solid body which indicates the relation that exists between individuals and printed texts, and...

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