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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Bolter and Grusin provide a number of examples here for how transparency actually takes place—through linear perspective, the mathematization of space, the automation of the linear perspective—but I find their example of computer programming most compelling. Hypermediacy is an expression of our fascination with the medium itself or some would say anxiety over it.

Show menu Hide menu. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here The desire for immediacy is the desire for an experience without mediation. Each was the best representation up to that point. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Hypermediacy is a “style of visual representation whose goal is to remind the viewer of the medium” Bolter and Grusin Immediacy, then, is twofold: Initially, this blog detailed my doctorate and dissertation.

Immediacy, Hypermediacy, and Remediation

In examining hypermediacy, we will show how digital multimedia adapt strategies from modernist painting and earlier forms. As well, the concept of remediation builds upon both of the first two concepts. And finally, when a new medium tries to absorb the old medium entirely.


Herein lies the paradox: Syllabus Assessment Student Content. The example used hypermedkacy is that of virtual reality. Although linear-perspective painting and film may keep the viewer distant from what he views, in virtual reality the viewer steps through Alberti’s window and is placed among the objects of representation. Your article was useful in helping me write a research paper on Remediation.

Like such earlier devices, remediatipn online video conversation OVC is a sort of unique combination of striving for both transparent immediacy and hypermediacy. This is to say, users want an immediate connection with the medium. You get a better understanding of remediation by knowing in depth what immediacy and hypermediacy are, and how they relate and contrast. In opposition to immediacy, the logic of hypermediacy requires the user to recognize the medium as a medium and to desire that mediated experience Sign In Don’t have an account?

This is a powerful analysis. In chapter one of immediacyy text, the authors discuss immediacy, hypermediacy, and remediation.

A Review of _Remediation_

Bolter and Grusin Bolter, Jay David, and Richard Grusin. The logic of immediacy is the idea that technology should remedkation reflect the real world in order to create a sense of presence The first section of the paper focuses exclusively on immediacy. Comment From Who is who? Hypermediacy is comprised of a combination of images and sounds and text and video in order to hypermedkacy multiple representations within a heterogeneous space Bolter and Grusin make the point that these three concepts did not get their start with the digital age.

Remediation is an integral component of new media, and it manifests on a continuum of extremes. Immediacy, Hypermediacy, and Remediation.


snd The logic of immediacy is the idea that technology should closely reflect the real world in order to create a sense of presence Transparent immediacy becomes a reaction against the power and function of mediation. Notify me of follow-up comments by email.

In this article, Bolter and Grusin aim to trace these histories of immediacy, hypermediacy, and remediation: BolterGrusinimmediacyremediation.

Skip to content Menu About Allison Blog. You are commenting using your WordPress. These devices, characterized by multiple images, moving images, or sometimes moving observers, seem to have operated under both these logics hypermediaxy the same time, as they incorporated transparent immediacy within hypermediacy.

Ideally, there should be no difference between the experience of seeing a painting hypermmediacy person and on the computer screen but this is never so. This paradox is compelling for its implications of the user: Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. 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 the voyeurism that is at the root of Norman’s and our?

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