Bella Ciao Clangs on the Balconies: The Art of Ritual Practice
during Lockdown 2020. Some Digital Media Ethnographic Notes
| COMUNICAZIONI SOCIALI - 2021 - 1. Arts-Based Research in Communication and Media Studies | Open Access
In this essay, I explore the digital ritual responses initiated by the ‘Corona death’ as a global media event and analyse how this event and related ritualisation materialised in the Spring and early Summer of 2020. This essay has been inspired by my long-lasting research interest in mediated death and my curiosity for methodological exploration. The analysis is grounded in my ongoing digital media ethnographic fieldwork, as well as Susan Finley’s ideas on arts-based research as a creative methodological means of expanding media anthropological knowledge...