Category Archives: Telemessaging: Pluses and Minuses
Various kinds of tele-Media were formed and reformed by future-crazed thinkers intent on building “imagined” communities, but in the end much of their effort only further isolated (de-communalIzed) those meant to be cemented.
Montage: (beginning from and ending in…) (1) Huangmei Opera Xixiangji (film flyer (star Zhou Xuan) (1940) (2) “Granny’s Bridge”, canal side, Zhouzhuang, Kunxian (?) (3) Album cover for Zhou Xuan set including “Flowers Abloom, Moon at Full” (4) Bai Guang, … Continue reading →
Montage: (clockwise, from lower left): Listening to the Pathetique Symphony (1946, Chang Xiangsi); Hearing broadcast of children singing “National Salvation” hymn: Down-and-out songstress unhearing the same music…. TWO RADIOPHONIC VERSIONS OF NATION: NEW YEAR’S COIN (1937) and EVERLASTING LOVE (chang … Continue reading →