"Instagram and Contemporary Image" is a new book by Lev Manovich.
This first in-depth study of Instagram combines methods from art history, media studies, and data science, and draws on computational analysis of 16 million Instagram photos shared in 17 global cities since 2012. The data collection and analysis were performed in Manovich's Cultural Analytics Lab in the Qualcomm Institute (UCSD Division of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology). <…
Data Drift: Archiving Media and Data Art in the 21st Century
Editors: Rasa Smite, Raitis Smits, and Lev Manovich. Riga: RIXC, LiepU MPLab, 2015.
Available format: Paperback (296 pages). Available on Amazon.
Malraux's imaginary museum has become a reality of our digital age. Every day, a massive amount of new visual, textual, and transactional data is added to this vast arch…
The Illusions, Digital Original Edition. A BIT of The Language of New Media. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2014.