Urban Media Archaeology Fall 2011 Shannon Mattern Rory Solomon
Mapping Media Disciplinary Tendency  to Focus on  Content ,   on  Representation
Movielocationsguide.com
Via Alien Loves Predator:  http://alienlovespredator.com/2011/05/04/new-york-movie-map/
Movie Map iPhone App: http://www.shinyshiny.tv/2010/07/moviemap_iphone.html
How would you map  the  institution  of film  – the networks through which it gets produced, distributed, consumed, etc.?
 
What other media “institutions” might we better understand if we were to consider their spatial or geographic qualities?
eBoy,  FooBar
AT&T Coverage: http://www.wireless.att.com/coverageviewer
The locations, heights and age of the mobile phone antenna installations filed with the Department of Buildings since 2005...
http://auth.nycwireless.net/hotspots_map.php
Cell Phone Coverage Android App: http://bit.ly/nN9eLf
http://senseable.mit.edu/currentcity/index.html  |  http://vimeo.com/1839628
OPTE, Map of the Internet:  http://www.opte.org/maps/
 
Kevin Kelly’s Internet Mapping Project:  http://www.kk.org/internet-mapping/
What are the  politics  of these maps? What analytical tools and methods do we employ in Media Studies that might help us ...
http://www.anothercupdevelopment.org/projects
http://www.vimeo.com/4758009   [through 10:06]
See Lisa Parks @  Where 2.0
Consider the  vertical  dimension of  urban media networks – the z axis Michael Chen & Justin Snider, Signal Space:  http:...
 
 
“ A city...is not a flattenable graph. In a city, networks overlap upon other networks ”   (Friedrich Kittler,  “ The City...
“ [N]ew infrastructures do not so much supercede old ones as ride on top of them, forming physical and organizational pali...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
http://www.wordsinspace.net/wordpress/2010/07/20/from-fire-alarms-to-copy-machines-local-primary-materials-on-urban-media-...
Derek Watkins: Visualizing US Expansion Through Post Offices:  http://derekwatkins.wordpress.com/2011/08/06/posted/   http...
 
http://spacingtoronto.ca/2008/10/26/torontos-corridor-of-power/
 
 
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  1. 1. Urban Media Archaeology Fall 2011 Shannon Mattern Rory Solomon
  2. 2. Mapping Media Disciplinary Tendency to Focus on Content , on Representation
  3. 3. Movielocationsguide.com
  4. 4. Via Alien Loves Predator: http://alienlovespredator.com/2011/05/04/new-york-movie-map/
  5. 5. Movie Map iPhone App: http://www.shinyshiny.tv/2010/07/moviemap_iphone.html
  6. 6. How would you map the institution of film – the networks through which it gets produced, distributed, consumed, etc.?
  7. 8. What other media “institutions” might we better understand if we were to consider their spatial or geographic qualities?
  8. 9. eBoy, FooBar
  9. 10. AT&T Coverage: http://www.wireless.att.com/coverageviewer
  10. 11. The locations, heights and age of the mobile phone antenna installations filed with the Department of Buildings since 2005. http://urbanomnibus.net/2011/07/signal-space/
  11. 12. http://auth.nycwireless.net/hotspots_map.php
  12. 13. Cell Phone Coverage Android App: http://bit.ly/nN9eLf
  13. 14. http://senseable.mit.edu/currentcity/index.html | http://vimeo.com/1839628
  14. 15. OPTE, Map of the Internet: http://www.opte.org/maps/
  15. 17. Kevin Kelly’s Internet Mapping Project: http://www.kk.org/internet-mapping/
  16. 18. What are the politics of these maps? What analytical tools and methods do we employ in Media Studies that might help us to understand these maps as media themselves?
  17. 19. http://www.anothercupdevelopment.org/projects
  18. 20. http://www.vimeo.com/4758009 [through 10:06]
  19. 21. See Lisa Parks @ Where 2.0
  20. 22. Consider the vertical dimension of urban media networks – the z axis Michael Chen & Justin Snider, Signal Space: http://urbanomnibus.net/2011/07/signal-space/
  21. 25. “ A city...is not a flattenable graph. In a city, networks overlap upon other networks ” (Friedrich Kittler, “ The City is a Medium, ” New Literary History 27:4 (1996): 719) Brian McGrath/Skyscraper Museum, Manhattan Timeformations, 2000
  22. 26. “ [N]ew infrastructures do not so much supercede old ones as ride on top of them, forming physical and organizational palimpsests – telephone lines follow railway lines, and over time these pathways have not been diffused, but rather etched more deeply into the urban landscape” (Kazys Varnelis, “The Centripetal City: Telecommunications, the Internet, and the Shaping of the Modern Urban Environment ” Cabinet 17 (Spring 2004/5): 27-8)
  23. 36. http://www.wordsinspace.net/wordpress/2010/07/20/from-fire-alarms-to-copy-machines-local-primary-materials-on-urban-media-history/
  24. 37. Derek Watkins: Visualizing US Expansion Through Post Offices: http://derekwatkins.wordpress.com/2011/08/06/posted/ http://vimeo.com/27376376
  25. 39. http://spacingtoronto.ca/2008/10/26/torontos-corridor-of-power/
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