An audiocast deeply curious about the everyday
COTTON ROBOT is a passion project.
The current arc “The Metal to Cotton Pipeline” used cultural studies to show how our digital lives are connected to our tactile t-shirts.
Episode 1: PLASTIC
Y2K journals, Britney, & privacy tech
This episode looks at the Password Journal 2 from 2001, notions of girlhood, and how digital privacy technology has changed.
Here’s some readings I drew upon and mentioned in episode 1.
Girls : feminine adolescence in popular culture & cultural theory
By Catherine Driscoll
The Second Sex
By Simone de Beauvoir
Culture is Ordinary
By Raymond Williams