Notes for an ecological archaeology of imaginary media hacking
Keywords:hacking, hacktivism, media archaeology, media ecologies, Félix Guattari, imaginary media
The Arab Spring included instances of media hacking directed towards providing technological support for local struggles. The forms that this media hacking took can be excavated by archaeological and ecological readings of mediation. In particular, notions of imaginary media and Guattarian machinism can be used to make connections to a non-linear past beyond computing, activating forces of desire and their particular micropolitics through ontogenetic lineages,
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