I work in the emerging fields of digital media and mobile communication. I study how mobile technologies help us make sense of our interactions with public spaces and to society. There are two main interrelated trends to my research. The first deals with the study of location-aware mobile technologies such as GPS-equipped cell phones. I investigate how location-based mobile games and location-based social networks enable people to coordinate their activities with others, to gain information … Learn more »
Editors: Adriana de Souza e Silva & Ragan Glover-RijkseISBN: 978-0367427788Published: March 18, 2020VIEW ON AMAZON This book explores hybrid … [Read More...]
de Souza e Silva, A., & Xiong, Mai Nou (2019). Mobile Networked Creativity: Understanding creativity as open communication. Top Paper: … [Read More...]
de Souza e Silva, A. (2019). Location-based Urban Mobile Apps in Rio de Janeiro: Towards a Model that Supports Perpetual Contact for Sustainable … [Read More...]
de Souza e Silva, A., & Damasceno, C. S. (2018). The history of mobile telephony in Brazil: Privatization, regulation, and access. #AoIR2018, … [Read More...]
de Souza e Silva, A., Glover-Rijkse, R., & Njathi, A. (2020). Playful Mobilities in the Global South: A comparative study of Pokémon Go play between Rio de Janeiro and Nairobi. Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) Annual Conference. October.
Editors: Larissa Hjorth, Adriana de Souza e Silva & Klare Lanson
Published: June 15, 2020
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In this companion, a diverse, international, and interdisciplinary group of contributors and editors examine the rapidly expanding, far-reaching field of mobile media as it intersects with art across a range of spaces—theoretical, practical and conceptual.
As a vehicle for, and of, the everyday, mobile media is recalibrating the relationship between art and digital networked media, and reshaping how creative practices such as writing, photography, video art and filmmaking are being conceptualized and practised. In exploring these innovations, The Routledge Companion to Mobile Media Art pulls together comprehensive, culturally-nuanced and interdisciplinary approaches; considerations of broader media ecologies and histories and political, social, and cultural dynamics; and critical and considered perspectives on the intersections between mobile media and art.
This book is the definitive publication for researchers, artists, and students interested in comprehending all the various aspects of mobile media art, covering digital media and culture, internet studies, games studies, anthropology, sociology, geography, media and communication, cultural studies and design.
de Souza e Silva, A., & Xiong, M. N. (Forthcoming). Mobile Networked Creativity: A theoretical framework for understanding creativity as survival. Communication Theory.
Glover-Rijkse, R., & de Souza e Silva, A. Evolving Geographies of Mobile Communication. In P. Adams & B. Warf (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook on Media Geographies. New York: Routledge