Navigating Digital Identities
Translation, Bodies, and Paratexts
A conversation with Lee Blalock and Dima Ayoub
Join a conversation with C.V. Starr Fellow in International Studies and Assistant Professor of Arabic at Middlebury College, Dima Ayoub, and artist Lee Blalock about translation and translating bodies in the digital space. The conversation will examine various practices and aspects in the use of textual elements and paratexts such as leetspeak and Arabic internet language.
This program accompanies the virtual exhibition not in, of, along, or relating to a line. In the exhibition, nine artists and art collectives make visible both the restrictions and the freedoms of digital culture, and explore how identities and histories are created, transformed, or invented through our relationship with technology. Learn more about the exhibition here.