Mike Wyeld

Low Stakes TV; Cleaning Drains, Washing Cars and Long Walks

Mike Wyeld (University of Hertfordshire) suggests a list of digital works rethinking how we use online video. In a time filled with public and private trauma and slow violence, we might find solace in films designed to bring calm through easily achieved goals. Mike brings it together as “Low Stakes TV.” In this article for the Centre for Screen Cultures at The University of St. Andrews, Mike thinks about how watching YouTube changed during 2020.

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