Evidence
Volume 1 Issue 1, Fall 2005
Excerpt from Evidence's Issue Introduction:
"And we humbly dedicate this issue to those who have been killed by the ongoing violence in Iraq, whose numbers will never be known, whose remains may never be found, but whose traces should not be lost to history."
Mobility
Volume 1 Issue 2, Spring 2006
Excerpt from Mobility's Issue Introduction:
"Processed, parsed, and analyzed data cannot produce change in a country that has abandoned its domestic infrastructure, neglected the poor, and failed to realize the hopes and possibilities of the Civil Rights era (not to mention the Emancipation era."
Ephemera
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."
Perception
Volume 2 Issue 2, Winter 2007
Excerpt from Perception's Issue Introduction:
"While some projects address techniques and devices that span hundreds of years, thus historicizing our understanding of the relationship of technology to perception, we are also concerned with the difference a specific medium or machine might make."
Difference
Volume 3 Issue 1, Fall 2007
Excerpt from Difference's Issue Introduction:
"Wendy Chun's 'Programmed Visions' queries the work of the archive in the 20th century, investigating in particular our continued cultural beliefs that race is somehow knowable and mappable."
Memory
Volume 3 Issue 2, Summer 2012
Excerpt from Memory's Issue Introduction:
"The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have brought the Vietnam syndrome full-circle as those memories 'lost' in the first Gulf War come back to the surface with a vengeance."
Current Projects - Current Issue
Volume 4 Issue 1, Fall 2013
Excerpt from Current Projects' Issue Introduction:
"Likewise, Vectors remains resolutely committed to remain free and open access, favoring work that speaks across disciplinary boundaries and with relevance beyond the virtual, physical and metaphorical walls of the academy."