Previous Chapter Chapter 23: A Hexagon by Way of a Conclusion
Chapter 23: A Hexagon by Way of a Conclusion
Squashing all the media experience and energy reviewed up to this point into a tight scientific format of proven conclusions would do great and unjust violence to the open-ended and often coruscating scenarios we have witnessed. Closing down open spaces and putting clamps on the imagination is precisely what these radical media have fought.
What I propose to do instead is to draw out a few recurring themes and chew on the succulent things gently for a moment more.
They form a hexagon of sorts: artistic flair and punch, memory levels, pragmatic realities, social movements, time frame, the power structure. Let us look at them one by one while trying to hold onto the ...