4/6: Skill–Remediation

According to Bolter & Grusin, remediation is the incorporation or representation of one medium in another medium.   For example, a film based on a book is remediating that printed story.  As digital interfaces become more widespread, remediation becomes an aspect that composers pay attention to; they create the original work with an eye towards how it will be transformed after its release.

A table displays books alongside the DVD versions of them.

Memorial Branch Library’s 2008 Compare the Book to the Movie display

To prepare for class:

  • Read Bolter & Grusin, “Remediation” (ELMS)
    • A reading guide is available in ELMS to help guide you through this dense chapter.
  • Submit your Infographic draft (as either a link or a download) to ELMS.
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