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Mashup Cultures

I am pleased to announce the appearance of

Mashup Cultures
Sonvilla-Weiss, Stefan (Ed.)
1st Edition., 2010, 256 p. 41 illus., Softcover
ISBN: 978-3-7091-0095-0
http://www.springer.com/springerwiennewyork/art/book/978-3-7091-0095-0

ABOUT THIS BOOK
This volume brings together cutting-edge thinkers and scholars (Henry Jenkins, Mizuku Ito, David Gauntlett) together with young researchers and students, proposing a colourful spectrum of media-theoretical, -practical and -educational approaches to current creative practices and techniques of production and consumption on and off the web. Along with the exploration of some of the emerging social media concepts, the book unveils some of the key drivers leading to participatory engagement of the User.

Mashup Cultures presents a broader view of the effects and consequences of current remix practices and the recombination of existing digital cultural content. The complexity of this book, which appears on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the international MA study program ePedagogy Design – Visual Knowledge Building, also by necessity seeks to familiarize the reader with a profound glossary and vocabulary of Web 2.0 cultural techniques.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Stefan Sonvilla-Weiss: Introduction: Mashups, Remix Practices and the Recombination of Existing Digital Content;
Axel Bruns: Distributed Creativity: Filesharing and Produsage;
Brenda Castro: The Virtual Art Garden: A Case Study of User-centered Design for Improving Interaction in Distant Learning Communities of Art Students;
Doris Gassert: "You met me at a very strange time in my life." Fight Club and the Moving Image on the Verge of 'Going Digital';
David Gauntlett: Creativity, Participation and Connectedness: An Interview with David Gauntlett;
Mizuko Ito: Mobilizing the Imagination in Everyday Play: The Case of Japanese Media Mixes;
Henry Jenkins: Multiculturalism, Appropriation, and the New Media Literacies: Remixing Moby Dick;
Owen Kelly: Sexton Blake & the Virtual Culture of Rosario: A Biji;
Torsten Meyer: On the Database Principle: Knowledge and Delusion;
Eduardo Navas: Regressive and Reflexive Mashups in Sampling Culture;
Christina Schwalbe: Change of Media, Change of Scholarship, Change of University: Transition from the Graphosphere to a Digital Mediosphere;
Noora Sopula & Joni Leimu: A Classroom 2.0 Experiment;
Stefan Sonvilla-Weiss: Communication Techniques, Practices and Strategies of Generation "Web n+1";
Wey-Han Tan: Playing (with) Educational Games - Integrated Game Design and Second Order Gaming;
Tere Vadén interviewed by Juha Varto: Tepidity of the Majority and Participatory Creativity;
Glossary;
About the Authors

Best regards,
Stefan

Professor Stefan Sonvilla-Weiss, PhD
Head of MA ePedagogy Design-Visual Knowledge Building
Aalto University / School of Art and Design
PL 31000 (Hämeentie 135 C, 00560 Helsinki)
00076 Aalto
stefan.sonvilla-weiss@taik.fi
http://epedagogydesign.uiah.fi
http://www.sonvilla-weiss.org
http://www.taik.fi
http://www.aalto.fi

MY NEW BOOKS 2009-10:
Stefan Sonvilla-Weiss (ed.)
Mashup Cultures
Springer Wien/New York
http://www.springer.com/springerwiennewyork/art/book/978-3-7091-0095-0

Stefan Sonvilla-Weiss
(IN)VISIBLE. Learning to Act in the Metaverse
Springer Wien/NewYork
http://www.springer.com/springerwiennewyork/art/book/978-3-211-78538-6

http://www.springer.com/springerwiennewyork/art/book/978-3-7091-0095-0














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