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Fun with contact mics

I decided last week that it was time for a very thorough re-reading of Svetlana Boym’s The Future of Nostalgia. I bought it a couple of years ago, when I … Continue reading

February 24, 2016

Svetlana Boym, 1959-2015

I was very sad to learn this weekend of the death on 5th August of Svetlana Boym, academic and artist. Her remarkable 2001 study The Future of Nostalgia is, I … Continue reading

August 24, 2015