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[Xmca-l] Re: More on the possibilities of connection



That is really interesting to me, Greg. Thanks for noticing it and sending
it to the list.

If others are interested in the issue of creating forms of joint activity
through digital media
across conflicting international divides, our own attempt to do so in 1983
connecting
Moscow and San Diego might be of interest. A PBS video program that
provides one view of what transpired can be found at

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SiF4SwTmVBw

There is an academic report about this work at the lchc incomplete wiki in
Chapter 10

http://lchc.ucsd.edu/wiki

mike



On Wed, Jan 7, 2015 at 8:19 AM, Greg Thompson <greg.a.thompson@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Yes the possibilities are everywhere, check out this art installment that
> connects people from New York to people in Tehran:
>
> http://www.psfk.com/2014/12/step-inside-an-nyc-shipping-container-and-chat-with-someone-in-tehran.html
>
> Possibilities indeed!
> -greg
> p.s., those connected to the UCSD community may recall a local version of
> this that sought to span the chasm between university and low-income
> community.
>
> --
> Gregory A. Thompson, Ph.D.
> Assistant Professor
> Department of Anthropology
> 880 Spencer W. Kimball Tower
> Brigham Young University
> Provo, UT 84602
> http://byu.academia.edu/GregoryThompson
>



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