Volume 1 Issue 1, Fall 2005
Excerpt from Evidence's Issue Introduction:
"How do we know what is really happening in that place? For those whose only exposure to the war is through streams of data mediated by screens like this one, it may be possible to suspect, as Jean Baudrillard famously declared some fifteen years ago, that none of it is really taking place at all."
Volume 1 Issue 2, Spring 2006
Excerpt from Mobility's Issue Introduction:
"Hackers quickly produced new mash-ups of Google Maps, outlining the damaged areas and allowing concerned friends and family members to pinpoint affected neighborhoods."
Volume 2 Issue 1, Fall 2006
Excerpt from Ephemera's Issue Introduction:
"It is with equal degrees of irony and hopefulness that we present these works of excavation, rumination and preservation in a form that will soon confront its own likely disappearance."
Volume 2 Issue 2, Winter 2007
Excerpt from Perception's Issue Introduction:
"He went on to describe his visual memories of the country as framed by the shape of and technologies in the cockpits he inhabited -- as vast, panoramic fields of green and brown punctuated and made meaningful by the overlays of his viewfinder and the contours of his windshield."
Volume 3 Issue 1, Fall 2007
Excerpt from Difference's Issue Introduction:
"Blue Velvet's' evocative explorations of the cityscapes of New Orleans both pre- and post-Katrina help us to understand that the seeds of the devastation wrought by Katrina were sown years before the storm touched ground."
Volume 3 Issue 2, Summer 2012
Excerpt from Memory's Issue Introduction:
"This issue of the journal also includes a final project designed by Vectors' longtime Creative Director, Raegan Kelly, who worked with Mark Hansen on shi jian: time."
Current Projects - Current Issue
Volume 4 Issue 1, Fall 2013
Excerpt from Current Projects' Issue Introduction:
"Vectors will also continue its commitment to publishing work that is subjected to rigorous, but mutable and multiple, forms of peer review, actively engaging questions of how best to ensure scholarly excellence in work that experiments with both form and content."