Text to Speech: “Paper Knowledge: Toward a Media History of Documents” by Lisa Gitelman

Jan 9, 2019



Grand Luxe Hall, Western Front


7:00 p.m.


Presented as part of Text to Speech, artist-in-residence Chris Lee led a reading group on select texts from Lisa Gitelman’s book Paper Knowledge: Toward a Media History of Documents (2014). 

Text to Speech was a reading group series that focused on texts about media, media art, and the surrounding concepts and frameworks of the mediated world. Facilitated by guest artists and curators, each Text to Speech session involved collective readings, group discussions, and analyses of select texts.

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