Media zoology and waste management – Animal energies and medianatures
Author(s): Parikka, Jussi
In this article I will investigate the relations of media and ecology, arguing that the incorporation of nature and ecology as part of the media theoretical discourse should also be connected to the ecological contexts in which theory is being produced. This means a concretisation of media ecology in terms of its focus and topic to take into account the current eco-crisis, from perspectives related to animal studies, electronic waste, and even geology. In this sense, the argument of the text is simple: there is a concrete edge to media ecological theory, and in this instance it is elaborated through the themes of animals, waste, and mineral resources.
Parikka, Jussi: Media zoology and waste management – Animal energies and medianatures. In: NECSUS. European Journal of Media Studies, Jg. 2 (2013), Nr. 2, S. 527–544. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5117/NECSUS2013.2.PARI.
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