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



Mike, I've seen it before but I love this video!
The hair!

Also, do you have links to the stuff that was going on between UCSD and the
two other locations? The stuff with the visual artist guy about "corridors"
of something or other? That was what I first thought of...

-greg




On Wed, Jan 7, 2015 at 10:07 AM, mike cole <mcole@ucsd.edu> wrote:

> 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.
> >
> > --
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> > Assistant Professor
> > Department of Anthropology
> > 880 Spencer W. Kimball Tower
> > Brigham Young University
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> >
>
>
>
> --
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> that creates history. Ernst Boesch.
>



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