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10 Material Cultures of Psychiatry Monika Ankele and Benoît Majerus Flowers and Space When a historic building housing the Massachusetts Mental Health Center in Bos- ton (founded in 1912) was to be demolished in 2003, artist Anna Schuleit conceived a project that memorializes the place, its history, and its people. Schuleit decided for a walk-in installation and placed a total of 28,000 potted flowers on the four floors of the abandoned building. She put flowers in the former treatment rooms, offices, staircases, and corridors. Even the hospital’s swimming

DCS | Digital Culture and Society | Vol. 3, Issue 1 | © transcript 2017 DOI 10.14361/dcs-2017-0103 Genealogy, Culture and Technomyth Decolonizing Western Information Technologies, from Open Source to the Maker Movement Kat Braybrooke and Tim Jordan Abstract Western-derived maker movements and their associated fab labs and hackerspaces are being lauded by some as a global industrial revo- lution, responsible for groundbreaking digital “entanglements” that transform identities, practices and cultures at an unprecedented rate (Anderson 2014; Hills 2016

Artistic Aspects of Interaction
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OPEN ACCESS
The Meaning of Mobile Phones for Society
Neue Positionen zum Verhältnis von Kultur und sozialer Praxis
Series: Sozialtheorie

6. Visual Culture Studies’ Operational Concept Visuality – Seeing in the Cultural Field Visuality must be considered the key concept in the theoretical and practical basis of visual culture studies. The word is not a poststructuralist neologism, nor is it precisely situated in theoretical terms. Therefore I can only describe its use in these texts: as a metaphor that is deployed in different ways and as an abstract concept with similarly diverse definitions. The first usage cited is from Thomas Carlyle, praising Dante for the intensity with which he works out not