Post-cinema & Digital Cultures
Book series edited by Alberto Brodesco, Federico Giordano and Bernard Perron.

Scientific committee
Jordi Alberich Pascual (Universidad de Granada), Thomas Apperley (The University of New South Wales, Kensington) Nitzan Ben Shaul (Tel Aviv University), José Bragança de Miranda (Universidade Nova de Lisboa), Amanda DuPreez (University of Pretoria), Ruggero Eugeni (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano) Koichi Hosoi (Ritsumeikan University Kyoto), André Gaudreault (Université de Montréal), Olli Tapio Leino (City University of Hong Kong), Philippe Marion (Université catholique de Louvain la Neuve), Enrico Menduni (Università di Roma Tre), Souvik Mukherjee (Presidency University, Kolkata) James Newman (Bath Spa University), Michael Nitsche (Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta), Roger Odin (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3), Bernard Perron (Université de Montréal), Lucia Santaella (Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo), Carlos Alberto Scolari (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona), Bruce Sterling (The European Graduate School, Saas-Fee).

Post-cinema & Digital Cultures

Body Images in the Post-cinematic Scenario

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What is the status of body in the realm of digital media? This volume studies how our perception of body has been modified by new media (videogames, transmedia platforms, ARGs), new narratives (science-fictions, TV series) and new devices (wearable technologies, Virtual Reality, cosmetic surgery). Which body images and identities do emerge? Within the ‘Post-Cinematic’ or ‘Post-Media’ condition, the body becomes a changeable, flexible ‘unstable object’. The first part of this book analyses the presence of body in television/film productions and in social media (changes, aesthetics, new spaces); the second part... Read more →

 
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