Feasibility, Failure and Infrastructure

This is the text of the presentation that I gave last year at the Media Art History conference in Montreal about John Hart, Mechanology and failure. It was presented as part of a panel with Ghislain Thibaul, Monika Kin Gagnon and Alison Reiko Loader about Archiving Failure.

Jean Le Moyne (1913-1996)

Born in Montréal in 1913, Le Moyne had settled a solid reputation as writer over the years: he participated in the 1930s to the creation of a political monthly publication named La Relève, then worked for influential Canadian media, including La Presse, Le Canada, La Presse Canadienne, Radio-Canada and the National Film Board…