“Immediacy Depends on Hypermediacy”: The World at our Fingertips

Using both visual and textual evidence, David J. Bolter and Richard Grusin discuss culture’s longing for hypermediated forms of immediacy in their work “Introduction: The Double Logic of Remediation.” Amongst many arguments, Bolter and Grusin raise two points regarding humanity’s want for immediacy and remediation. They describe the remediation of art and media as something…

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