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ISSN 2043-7633

Issue 6

Digital Memoirs and Transmedial Practices

Editorial – Issue 6

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Issue 6 of Digital Icons explores the concept of transmediality as one of a series of common thematic strands, discusses new digital phenomena and launches a new creative and analytical …
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‘This is your show!’ Mass Creative Practices in Transmedial Projects

In this article, I examine the role of mass creative, predominantly online practices in forming and maintaining transmedial projects in the realm of popular culture. Unlike other studies that explore …
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At the Border of ‘Real’: Stars and Consumers in Contemporary Formats of Media Systems

The article explores the strategies of cultural production, transmission and consumption of popular culture within media convergence. I analyse internet-communities’ discussions of the Russian reality TV show ‘Dom-2’ to …
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Jáchym Topol’s Fictional Statement on the Possibility of Immersive Remembrance

The new media have brought with them new forms of engagement with history. Jáchym Topol’s most recent novel, which plays with a grotesque war of memorial strategies in the Czech …
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www.snob.ru: A Social Network Site for the Elite

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Since its launch in 2008, the Russian project Snob, involving a printed magazine and a website, has fascinated observers as the first example of a self-proclaimed Russian elite network, joining …
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www.openspace.ru: The Faces and Spaces of a Russian Culture-News Portal

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OpenSpace.ru is both a Russian-language culture news portal and a digital home for Russia’s creative vanguard. This article posits the project within the international cultural-news media landscape, to then analyze …
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Russian Optimistic Internet TV Channel Dozhd (Interview with Mikhail Zygar’)

Dozhd [rain, in Russian] is one of the newest Russian off-the-air television channels. It was launched in April 2010, and since then it has been available to users over the …
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From the Typewriter to the Computer

Technology: Computer Country: Russian Federation Period: 1990s Context: Journalism

Language of contribution: Russian

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Digital Saint Sebastian

Technology: Computer Country: Russian Federation Period: 1990s Context: Art

Language of contribution: Russian

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