Hyperrhiz: Journal of New Media
Hypertext literature -- 21st century -- History and criticism, Public art, Literature and technology, Modern literature -- Interactive multimedia, Book industry -- Digital humanities
Stories set in Twitter and other social media platforms are live, improvisational and subject to decay as the hashtag organizing the conversation loses currency once the happening or "netprov" is over. This case study of Occupy MLA examines the real-world consequences of a netprov that invited participation from real-world participants using their personal Twitter handles by "catfishing": in this case, posing as adjuncts who gave voice to very real working conditions.
Locate the Document
Berens, Kathi Inman. “Live/Archive: Occupy MLA.” Hyperrhiz: New Media Cultures no. 11, 2015.