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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 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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Abstract Smartphones, social media and performative gestures

Pauline ESCANDE-GAUQUIÉ

ABSTRACT : This paper analyzes the way gestures on a smartphone are guided by the editorial enunciation – which is defined as a number of signs of the users device – of social media. It develops a reflection about the ideology that determines the use of social media, and mostly the...

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What "making videos" means. Prolegomena to semio-pragmatic analysis of youtubing

Edwin LAVALLÉE

ABSTRACT : As part of a semiotic interdisciplinary articulating « technogenetics » and « semiogenetics » principles in the definition of the gesture « to make videos », we will develop the hypothesis of a structural transformation of the subjectivizing and socializing function of...

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Notes on Virtual Reality Cinema : immersion and distance. — Luca Acquarelli & Matteo Treleani

Luca ACQUARELLI - Matteo TRELEANI

ABSTRACT : This article aims to study the dispositif of 360 degrees cinema following approaches derived from media theory and semiotics of enunciation. The article questions this new dispositif between traditional cinema and interactive virtual reality and then focuses on certain...

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