Evidence
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."
Mobility
Volume 1 Issue 2, Spring 2006
Excerpt from Mobility's Issue Introduction:
"As we finalized preparations for publication of this installment of Vectors, the relevance of the issue's theme - mobility - was cast into surreal relief by the events leading up to and following Hurricane Katrina."
Ephemera
Volume 2 Issue 1, Fall 2006
Excerpt from Ephemera's Issue Introduction:
"The voices that reach us via things that were meant to be forgotten may in fact speak most eloquently to the imperatives and contradictions of our present historical moment."
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:
"Projects by David Goldberg and Christian Sandvig also tease out the oft-repressed connections that structure diverse aspects of daily life, in times of both crisis and normalcy."
Memory
Volume 3 Issue 2, Summer 2012
Excerpt from Memory's Issue Introduction:
"Finally, it should be noted that many of these projects were completed some time ago (as the clever reader will note as she reads the project introductions."
Current Projects - Current Issue
Volume 4 Issue 1, Fall 2013
Excerpt from Current Projects' Issue Introduction:
"Although we are now only occasionally creating in-house collaborative projects for the journal, Vectors continues to offer a platform for experimenting with the forms and potentials of online scholarship."