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I-Docs as Intervention: The Poetics and Politics of Polyphony

Editorial

Judith Aston and Stefano Odorico

 

Abstract: The idea for this special issue of Alphaville originated at the i-Docs 2018 Symposium, held in March 2018 in Bristol, UK, where we jointly convened a discussion on the potential engagement of the interactive documentary (i-doc) form with Mikhail Bakthin’s expanded concept of polyphony. As part of this, we presented a series of provocations with a view to generating a new theoretical framework for i-docs. These provocations were inspired by all aspects of Bakthin’s polyphony, from both a theoretical and a practical point of view.

 

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