We are excited to announce that issue #8 of On_Culture on "Distribution" has been published. The _Essay by Jennifer Holt ("Data Troubles") could not be more timely, as it surveys digital film distribution, cloud services and the role of data in the platform economy.
Read the entire issue here, including articles about Japanese film, comics, and video game distribution: https://www.on-culture.org/journal/issue-8/
With best wishes,
The Editorial Team
Table of Contents:
Jennifer Holt: "Data Troubles: Digital Distribution in the Platform Economy."
Stefan Werning: "Itch.io and the One-Dollar-Game: How Distribution Platforms Affect the Ontology of (Games as) a Medium."
Rea Amit: "Programming a Public Mediascape: Distribution and the Japanese Motion Pictures Experience."
Cornelia Bogen: "Travelling Media Structures: Adaptation and Demarcation in China's Public SARS Discourse."
Bennett Gilbert: "To Copy, To Impress, To Distribute: The Start of European Printing."
Jessica Burton: "A Coordinated Europeanization of the Comics Industry through Distribution: The Politics of the Global Journey of Astérix and Tintin through the Strategic Distribution of their Magazines and Contents in the 1960s."
Marilyn Allen: "de[re]territorialisation."
Maria Cristache: "Modernist Architecture and Visual Culture: Online Forms of Distribution."