Output updates

Chris Berry, (co-edited with Janet Harbord and Rachel Moore), Public Space, Media Space (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013).

Chris Berry with Janet Harbord, "Tracking the Screen in Public Spaces: Everyday Dis/Enchantment," in A Sense of Wonder: Technovisuality and Cultural Re-enchantment, ed. Helen Grace (forthcoming).

Chris Berry "Shanghai's Public Screen Culture: Local and Coeval," in Public Space, Media Space, ed. Chris Berry, Janet Harbord, and Rachel Moore (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), 110-134.

Chris Berry "Shanghai's Public Screen Culture: Local and Coeval," Communications and Society 21 (Hong Kong, in Chinese, 2012): 25-50.

Rachel Moore “Film in our Midst:  City as Cinematic Archive” in Urban Cinematics, Intellect, 2011.


Summer 2011 New Publications

  • Rachel Moore and Janet Harbord, "Film in our midst: City as cinematic archive," in Urban Cinematics: Understanding Urban Phenomena through the Moving Image, edited by François Penz and Andong Lu (London: Intellect, 2011).

Research Data

  •  Team members have been keeping research diaries as they visit different cities for the project. Read their entries here.

Public Presentations

  • June 2009: Rachel Moore and Janet Harbord participated in a Summer School organized by the University of Paris 3-Sorbonne Nouvelle's Institute of Research on the Cinema and Audiovisual, an annual forum for Scholars and Post-Graduate Students. On a day at The National Institute of Art History,Paris, devoted to "From the Screen format to the Exhibition Form" Rachel Moore and Janet Harbord gave a paper:"Watching People Watch: Paying Attention to Screens in London's Science Museum".
  • March 2009: The projects team attended the international film studies conference "In the Very Beginning, At the Very End" in Udine, Italy where they co-delivered a plenary panel paper entitled "Archive, Surveillance, Attention: Tracking the Screen in Public Spaces"
  • Nov. 2008: Chris Berry & Janet Harbord presented the pilot study work and our initial attempts to develop a theoretical framework for the project at the "Technovisuality and Cultural Reenchantment" conference. The title of their paper was "Archive, Attention, Surveillance: Tracking the Screen in Public Spaces." The conference was held in Hong Kong from 20-22 November 2008, and co-organized by Chinese University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Shue Yan University.


  • Chris Berry, “Screening Tiananmen,” The China Beat (August 2011)
  • Chris Berry, “Walking Words: The Local Specificity of Shanghai’s Public Screen Culture.” Mediatising Public Space: Leverhulme Goldsmiths Media Research Centre Annual Symposium, Goldsmiths, University of London, 27 November 2010.
  • Chris Berry, “Public Screens in Shanghai: Secular Enchantment and Walking Words.” 8th Crossroads in Cultural Studies Conference. Lingnan University, Hong Kong, 20 June 2010.
  • Chris Berry, Kay Dickinson, Janet Harbord, and Rachel Moore, “Archive, Surveillance, Attention: Tracking the Screen in Public Spaces,” in At the Very Beginning, at the Very End: Film Theories in Perspective, ed. Francesco Casetti, Jane Gaines, and Valentina Re (Udine: Forum, 2010), pp.373-380.Tracking%20the%20screen%20introduction