In this article, Bolter and Grusin aim to trace these histories of immediacy, hypermediacy, and remediation: We will begin by showing how the. In chapter one of this text, the authors discuss immediacy, hypermediacy, and remediation. Fittingly, they offer the disclaimer that they make no. Bolter, J. D., & Grusin, R. (). “Immediacy, hypermediacy, and remediation.” In Remediation: Understanding new media. Cambridge: The.

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A Review of _Remediation_

Now, it sits, pretty much archived, yet containing much solid info. However, the first two take a bit of time to grasp, thus the pages immeriacy examples. For example, online video draws on depending on its purpose television, telephone, and face-to-face FtF communication. The user always seeks to have some sort of real experience, which relates to our discussion last week about immersive video games.

Immediacy, Hypermediacy, and Remediation — Time Barrow

Comment From Who is who? Mail hypermedoacy not be published required. The supposed virtue of virtual reality, of videoconferencing and interactive television, and of the World Wide Web is that each of these technologies repairs the inadequacy of the medium or media that it now supersedes.

Like such earlier devices, the online video conversation OVC is a sort of unique combination of striving for both transparent immediacy and hypermediacy. They argue that, though humans create computer programs, these programs operate without human intervention—ensuring erasure or transparency Mediation is the representation of an object, a formative interface whereby the object of contemplation is structured and presented by some intervening medium my definition.


I also think here of apps like Vine aand Snapchat, which offer users an opportunity to create that sense of immediacy through short pictures and videos that they share with friends or through FaceTime functions, which attempt to erase the mediation of the phone and make it appear as though you are talking face to face with the person on the other end. Your article is clear and easy to understand, its helping me with my media module!

Immediacy, Hypermediacy, and Remediation

Your email address will not be published. Skip to content Menu About Allison Blog. Final Thoughts There is a paradox within these various logics and desires. The final logic is remediationand it appears to be the one that has been taken up most verbosely in scholarship and, arguably, has influenced recent focuses on remix.

Leave a video comment? Comment From Diligent Writers on June 19th, at 2: Bolter and Grusin make the point that these three concepts did not get their start with the digital age.

In all, the article focuses heavily on immediacy and hypermediacy, which is understandable. Initially, this blog detailed my doctorate and dissertation.

Notify me of new posts by email. Each new medium is justified because it fills a lack or repairs a fault in its predecessor, because it fulfills the unkept promise of an older medium.

Immediacy, Hypermediacy, and Remediation by Bolter, Jay David + Richard Grusin

I find it very engaging. With the OVC in the asynchronous online classroom AOCthe instructor attempt to add some level of human presence to the classroom interactions that would otherwise not have any due to their distance education nature. Or, the desire for immediacy is the desire for an experience without mediationemphasis hyprrmediacy.


I have learnt a lot through this. The example Bolter and Grusin remeciation is a standard desktop interface with multiple windows open. It is a consequence of what Kenneth Burke calls “naive verbal realism” whereby the symbol is simply perceived to be a window to the real.

In Psychowhen we see an extreme close-up of Norman Bates’s eye as he watches Marion Crane through the peephole, then find ourselves looking through it ourselves, Hitchcock foregrounds the act of seeing, implicating the viewer in remediatikn voyeurism that is at the root of Norman’s and our? Hitchcock’s is an act of hypermediacy. Now, we can still see that many new media examples draw on preceding media.

Hypermediacy plays upon the desire for immediacy and transparent immediacy, making us hyper-conscious of our remediztion of seeing or gazing. They make the point that each was the best attempt at immediacy up until that point.

Bolter and Grusin 83 Hypermediacy is a “style of visual representation whose goal is to remind the viewer of the medium” Bolter and Grusin You are commenting using your Facebook account. Comment From Everyday stuff: