Videos in Close-Up

VIDEOACTIVISM 2.0

This section gives insight into our research by offering short analyses on selected videos and their poetic and rhetorical strategies.

WILLKOMMEN IM ISLAMISCHEN STAAT DEUTSCHLAND – BUCHE JETZT DEINE REISE!

November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Videos in Close-Up|

Sorry, this entry is only available in German. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Kurz vor den US-Präsidentschaftswahlen 2016 lädt die konservative Lobbyorganisation Secure America Now zu einer Gedankenreise in die Schreckensvision eines „islamisierten Deutschland“ ein. […]

Search racism. Find truth.

November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Videos in Close-Up|

Sorry, this entry is only available in German. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Mit augenscheinlich subversiven Strategien konfrontiert die Videokampagne der Initiative „Flüchtlinge Willkommen“ Zuschauer fremdenfeindlicher Videos mit Gegenperspektiven und ruft so zu mehr Toleranz auf – allerdings mit zweifelhaftem Erfolg. […]

Omran in the ruins of Aleppo

June 12th, 2017|Categories: Videos in Close-Up|Tags: , , , |

The video of little Omran, a Syrian boy who received medical care following a bomb attack in Aleppo, became an international media symbol by showing the suffering of the Syrian people during the raging civil war. […]

Surveillance Chess

May 17th, 2017|Categories: Videos in Close-Up|Tags: , , , |

Swiss media activists “Bitnik” use a jamming transmitter to hijack security cameras in the London Underground and invite the security personnel to a game chess on their screens. This form of guerrilla artivism skilfully reverses the imbalance of power between those being observed and those doing the observing. […]

80 Years Apart

April 11th, 2017|Categories: Videos in Close-Up|Tags: , , , , |

“We’re alive, we’re the lucky ones” – UNICEF’s campaign for solidarity with child refugees highlights the shared stories of Harry and Ahmed, and in doing so reminds us of the millions of tragic fates during the great European trauma of the 20th century. […]

PI-News: brennender Weihnachtsbaum in Brüssel

March 25th, 2017|Categories: Videos in Close-Up|Tags: , , , , |

Beweisvideos im Zeugenstand: Wie sich ein rechtsnationaler Polit-Blog die Vieldeutigkeit eines Videoclips zunutze machte, um seinen antiislamischen Standpunkt zu verbreiten. […]

Come On Rise

December 1st, 2016|Categories: Videos in Close-Up|Tags: , |

Jihadist hate propaganda as video activism: how the web video COME ON RISE acts as a call to action in the context of the so-called Islamic State’s current Lone Actor campaign […]

PEGIDA-ABENDSPAZIERGANG (PEGIDA EVENING WALK)

November 29th, 2016|Categories: Videos in Close-Up|Tags: , , , , |

The video PEGIDA-ABENDSPAZIERGANG (PEGIDA EVENING WALK) is a mobilisation video in support of the protest marches organised by Pegida Dresden and gives an insight into the xenophobic movement’s self-perception. […]

So You Think You Can Stay

November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Videos in Close-Up|Tags: , , |

The bitter irony of a fictitious casting show in the context of the Norwegian asylum policy. […]

No Respite

October 9th, 2016|Categories: Videos in Close-Up|Tags: , |

Sorry, this entry is only available in German. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Extremistische Online-Propaganda des Islamischen Staates: das Rekrutierungs- und Motivationsvideo NO RESPITE („Kein Aufschub“). […]