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City identities and cultural memories : A digital ethnography of the poetics and politics of participatory cultures in Southeast Asian cities

Habibi, Zaki LU (2016) TRAIN
Abstract
This paper is based on the preliminary stage of a PhD research that aims to explore meaning of cultural memories and its relation to the notion of city identities from participatory cultures that occur in Southeast Asian cities. The paper discusses the development of its conceptual framework, from cultural memory studies, participatory cultures in urban context, to digital ethnography as the research tool and approach. Then, followed by the introductory of its empirical materials I am working with and their elaboration in regard to the research topic. The participatory initiatives discussed here as these empirical cases are @vitarlenology in Bandung, Indonesia and street arts in Penang, Malaysia. I argue, at least from these two cases,... (More)
This paper is based on the preliminary stage of a PhD research that aims to explore meaning of cultural memories and its relation to the notion of city identities from participatory cultures that occur in Southeast Asian cities. The paper discusses the development of its conceptual framework, from cultural memory studies, participatory cultures in urban context, to digital ethnography as the research tool and approach. Then, followed by the introductory of its empirical materials I am working with and their elaboration in regard to the research topic. The participatory initiatives discussed here as these empirical cases are @vitarlenology in Bandung, Indonesia and street arts in Penang, Malaysia. I argue, at least from these two cases, there is a possibility to seek deeper into their layers of cultural memories being represented by each participatory model in different contexts, whereby this could lead to the interpretation and construction of the city identities. (Less)
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city, cultural memory, digital ethnography, identity, participatory culture, poetics and politics, Southeast Asia
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  abstract     = {This paper is based on the preliminary stage of a PhD research that aims to explore meaning of cultural memories and its relation to the notion of city identities from participatory cultures that occur in Southeast Asian cities. The paper discusses the development of its conceptual framework, from cultural memory studies, participatory cultures in urban context, to digital ethnography as the research tool and approach. Then, followed by the introductory of its empirical materials I am working with and their elaboration in regard to the research topic. The participatory initiatives discussed here as these empirical cases are @vitarlenology in Bandung, Indonesia and street arts in Penang, Malaysia. I argue, at least from these two cases, there is a possibility to seek deeper into their layers of cultural memories being represented by each participatory model in different contexts, whereby this could lead to the interpretation and construction of the city identities.},
  author       = {Habibi, Zaki},
  keyword      = {city,cultural memory,digital ethnography,identity,participatory culture,poetics and politics,Southeast Asia},
  language     = {eng},
  month        = {04},
  title        = {City identities and cultural memories : A digital ethnography of the poetics and politics of participatory cultures in Southeast Asian cities},
  year         = {2016},
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