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Solitude in Pixels

Lu Yang's Digital Figuration of Corporeality

Pao-chen Tang

—separate from the world and ground themselves corporeally. The digital body-image surprisingly highlights the human condition. Being a body is the limit as well as the ultimate significance” ( Yu 2019: 233–234 ). The significance of these theoretical

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Origin Stories, Surveillance, and Digital Alter Egos

Sarah Young

because as a convention familiar to pop culture they help illustrate the digital body of information in a recognizable way. For the purpose of this argument, as a convention, the origin story does three useful things. First, origin stories help

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Biased Render

Indigenous Algorithmic Embodiment in 3D Worlds

Joshua D. Miner

spoken to issues of settler-colonialism with subplots or backstories that feature prominent Native characters, the way they build narratives through modeled assets and environments functions according to the same principles. The digital bodies that

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Biometrics, Dualities, and Fluid Identities

Decentralized Response to the Modern Normalization of Biopower

Melody Ling

unethical social experimentations. Lives have multiple instances; the digital bodies are disposable and easily replicable. Within this reality, identities seem to be harder to grab onto as it becomes a fleeting version of oneself existing as bits and digits

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Synthetic Beings and Synthespian Ethics

Embodiment Technologies in Science/Fiction

Jane Stadler

that replaces diva actresses, offering virtual performances, free labor, and complete directorial control. What Purse describes as the search for the human in the digital bodies seen on the screen dates back to early digital effects in films like these

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Uncertain Masculinities

Hyperpolymediation and the Advent of (the) Post-Particular Man among Well-Dressed Men on Instagram

Joshua M. Bluteau

possible. Consequently, in a society of many spectacles, and a world of infinite masculinities, we can observe the male body being employed, in an equally wide range of ways, to sell. Despite this commercialization and fetishization of the digital body as