Ben Roberts and Mark Goodall
PART 1: EXPERIMENTAL MEDIA ARCHAEOLOGY
1 Media Archaeology as Laboratory for History Writing and Theory Making
2 Doing Experimental Media Archaeology: Epistemological and Methodological Reflections on Experiments with Historical Objects of Media Technologies
Andreas Fickers and Annie van den Oever
3 The Ghosts of Media Archaeology
4 (game)(code): re-playing program listings from 1980s British computer magazines
PART 2: MEDIA ARCHAEOLOGICAL THEORY
5 Cinema, Motion, Energy, and Entropy
6 Collector, Hoarder, Media Archaeologist: Walter Benjamin with Vivian Maier
7 Media Archaeology and Critical Theory of Technology
PART 3: MEDIA ARCHAEOLOGY AT THE INTERFACE
8 The Cube: A Cinema Archaeology
9 Inventing Pasts and Futures: Speculative Design and Media Archaeology
Notes on Contributors
This collection of essays highlights innovative work in the developing field of media archaeology. It explores the relationship between theory and practice and the relationship between media archaeology and other disciplines. There are three sections to the collection proposing new possible fields of research for media studies: Media Archaeological Theory; Experimental Media Archaeology; Media Archaeology at the Interface. The book includes essays from acknowledged experts in this expanding field, such as Thomas Elsaesser, Wanda Strauven and Jussi Parikka.
Ben Roberts is Lecturer in Digital Humanities at Sussex Humanities Lab, University of Sussex.
Mark Goodall is Senior Lecturer in the School of Media Design and Technology at the University of Bradford. His most recent publication is Gathering of the Tribe: Music and Heavy Conscious Creation (Headpress, 2012).