Looking past traditional cinema into avenues of visual media and other light-related phenomena across the online landscape—and beyond.

By Chloe Lizotte | November 4, 2021

Its creative interactivity distinguishes TikTok from image-based social networks like Instagram, and also explains its dominance as a short-form video app, a larger trend in China.

By Chloe Lizotte | September 17, 2021

Ulman has described herself as an artist “based in airports”: functional travel hubs with a navigable universality, regardless of their actual location.

By Chloe Lizotte | May 14, 2021

New logistical work-arounds sought to overcome the difficulties of physically congregating; each decision about tone could trigger dozens of questions. Are the problems we are experiencing self-contained within the pandemic, or perennial?

By Chloe Lizotte | November 10, 2020

"A radically new way to watch story and interact with story" conceals the true subversion out there.

By Chloe Lizotte | August 21, 2020

This is a contemporary American hellscape, but if Chaplin and Tati were socially aloof within environments of cold modernity, O’Malley’s outcasts can barely communicate as they navigate a world corroded by mediation.