Of Bhakts, Deplorables and More: Posthuman Communities Performing Political Partisanship in the Age of Social Media
Sushant Kishore / BITS Pilani

Sushant Kishore explores digital media, the performance of communitas and political partisanship, and posthuman social media communities through a comparative discussion of India’s 2014 General Election and the U.S. 2016 Presidential Election.

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The Ethical Implication of Zeros, Circles and Loops
S. Topiary Landberg / UC Santa Cruz

In her contribution to the Flow Special Issue on Loop Media, S. Topiary Landberg argues for the benefits and potentials of loop narratives and circular forms as a productive alternative to dominant linear logics; where she sees such linear narratives and modes as patriarchal, controlling, and predetermined, loops provide for the expression of “experiences of change and growth to be inclusive and fundamentally non-combative and non-competitive.”

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The Recordist as Enunciator; Looping in the work of Delia Derbyshire and Daphne Oram
Lyn Goeringer / Michigan State University

In her contribution to the Flow Special Issue on Loop Media, Lyn Goeringer uses enunciation theory and the work of Émile Benveniste and Anette Vandsø to consider looping practices in audio recording generally, and in the music of Delia Derbyshire and Daphne Oram specifically.

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