[PDF] ✓ Dangerous Mediations ✪ Áine Mangaoang – Thomashillier.co.uk In 2007 an unlikely troupe of 1500 Filipino prisoners became Internet celebrities after their YouTube video of Michael Jackson's ground breaking hit 'Thriller' went viral Taking this spectacular dance In an unlikely troupe of Filipino prisoners became Internet celebrities after their YouTube video of Michael Jackson's ground breaking hit 'Thriller' went viral Taking this spectacular dance as a point of departure Dangerous Mediations explores the disuieting development of prisoners performing punishment to a global online audience Combining analysis of this YouTube video with first hand experiences from fieldwork in the Philippine prison Áine Mangaoang investigates a wide range of interlocking contexts surrounding this user generated text to reveal how places of punishment can be transformed into spaces of spectacular entertainment leisure and penal tourismIn the post YouTube era Dangerous Mediations sounds the call for close readings of music videos produced outside of the corporate culture industries By connecting historical discussions on postcolonialism surveillance and prison philosophy with contemporary scholarship on popular music participatory culture and new media Dangerous Mediations is the first book to ask critical uestions about the politics of pop music and audiovisual mediation in early st century detention centres.
- 256 pages
- Dangerous Mediations
- Áine Mangaoang
- 22 August 2016 Áine Mangaoang