Digital geographies of public art: New global politics

Zebracki, Martin and Luger, Jason (2019) Digital geographies of public art: New global politics. Progress in Human Geography, 43 (5). pp. 890-909. ISSN 0309-1325

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1177/0309132518791734

Abstract

Responding to geography’s digital and political turns, this article presents an original critical synthesis of the under-examined niche of networked geographies of public-art practices in today’s politicised digital culture. This article advances insights into digital public art as politics, and its role in politicising online public spaces with foci on: how digital technologies have instigated do-it-yourself modes for the co-creation of art content within peer-to-peer contexts; the way art is ‘stretched’ and experienced in/across the digital public sphere; and how user-(co-)created content has become subject to (mis)uses, simultaneously informed by digital ‘artivism’ and a new global politics infused with populism.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: co-creation, digital artivism, digital geography, digital turn, public art, politics, populism
Subjects: L700 Human and Social Geography
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Geography and Environmental Sciences
Depositing User: Elena Carlaw
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2020 14:28
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2020 14:30
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/44138

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