African Ecomedia Network Forms, Planetary Politics /

"African Ecomedia positions Africa at the center of discourses on media ecologies, materiality, and infrastructure in media studies. Africa is the place where media technologies derive essential components and the place in which they often end up as obsolete matter. Examining film, photography,...

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Main Author: Iheka, Cajetan Nwabueze (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Durham : Duke University Press, 2021.
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Waste reconsidered : Afrofuturism, technologies of the past, and the history of the future
  • Spatial networks, toxic ecoscapes, and (in)visible labor
  • Ecologies of oil and uranium : extractive energy and the trauma of the future
  • Human meets animal, Africa meets diaspora : the conjunctions of Cecil the Lion and Black Lives Matter
  • African urban ecologies : transcriptions of precarity, creativity, and futurity
  • Epilogue: Toward imperfect media.