Lidia Zuin

Jornalista e pesquisadora

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Jornalista freelancer formada pela Cásper Líbero. Mestre em Semiótica pela PUC-SP. Doutoranda em Artes Visuais pela UNICAMP. Escreve para os sites Kill Screen e Versions. Pautas sobre tecnologia, arte, filosofia, moda, games, cultura, futurismo e entretenimento.

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Versions
07/22/2016
The rise of Brazilian transgender cyberpunk - Versions

Header illustration by Gareth Damian Martin As result of his final work for a course in Audiovisual Production at Vila das Artes, an art school sponsored by the Brazilian government, Mozart Freire created the short movie Janaína Overdrive, a new representative of the Brazilian cyberpunk subculture.

Versions
08/24/2016
Cyberpunk and mirrorshades: a fashion and cultural statement - Versions

This article is part of Vision Week, our exploration of eyeballs and videogames celebrating our collaboration with Warby Parker. Grab a pair of limited edition Kill Screen glasses here: warbyparker.com/kill-screen // Before cyberpunk received its definite label it was known under many other names. The first writers of the genre back in the 80s gave ...

Neon Dystopia
05/25/2015
The Pursuit of the Brazilian Identity in Cyberpunk | Neon Dystopia

In Brazil, there is this dilemma about national identity that was already the subject of several posts written by foreigners who lived here for some time. You can find tons of lists trying to explain our problems from an outsider point of view and why we hate this country when, in fact, we shouldn't.

Versions
06/30/2016
Perturbator imagines a cyberpunk world forged in black metal - Versions

This article contains images and video that are NSFW. /// Coming out from the black metal scene as a guitarist, James Kent of Perturbator has found in electronic music and science fiction another means to express his pessimistic views of the world. By combining the cyberpunk tropes with the 80s aesthetics and black metal humor, ...

Versions
05/04/2016
A brief history of men who build female robots

The issue has already been addressed by Wired and but Ma doesn't seem to comprehend that. When asked if his robot could be objectifying women, he replied "I'm not sure of this question."

Kill Screen
04/25/2016
Humani: Jessie's Story turns the sitcom into a chatbot game

Jessie came into my life a couple of weeks ago. She was announced by her creators at PullString at the beginning of April as part of a conversation-based narrative game called Humani: Jessie's Story, which you play on Facebook Messenger.

Morte Sem Tabu - Folha de S.Paulo - Blogs
03/17/2016
Por que não me mato? - Morte Sem Tabu

Inaugurando a série de artigos e depoimentos enviados por leitores, segue ensaio escrito pela jornalista e mestre em semiótica Lídia Zuin. Por que não me mato? Um ensaio sobre o tédio pós-moderno e a morte como força criativa. Faz quase quatro anos que Lars Von Trier lançou seu filme Melancholia.

Morte Sem Tabu - Folha de S.Paulo - Blogs
04/25/2016
Entre memes e marketing, cemitério em Teresina brinca com o medo da morte - Morte Sem Tabu

A leitora Lidia Zuin escreveu um artigo para ser publicado no blog. Lidia inspirou-se na iniciativa de um cemitério em Teresina que usa a o Facebook como uma ferramenta de marketing poderosa ao brincar com o medo da morte e ganhar gargalhadas de seu público virtual - há 21,9 mil seguidores na rede social.

Publicitários Social Club
04/08/2015
As ideias por trás do portal Agenda Sorocaba

Na época do Orkut, havia uma comunidade chamada "Nada para fazer em Sorocaba". Mas talvez o bordão dissesse menos sobre a ausência de eventos e estabelecimentos do que a dificuldade de localizá-los na cidade. Foi assim que quatro amigos, numa mesa de bar, decidiram investir em um site que servisse como uma agenda local.

Fiercekrieg
07/19/2013
Fiercekrieg: BLACK&GOTH: Negros e a subcultura gótica

Uma vez alguém da minha timeline no Facebook perguntou por que é raro ver modelos negras com um estilo mais gótico e por que a palidez é tão elogiada e considerada tão definitiva dentro do estilo.

Neon Dystopia
07/23/2015
EXTROPY: When Man Merges With Machine And The Machine Merges With The World

In the proof-of-concept video Speedhack, you have the chance to check the work of Dylan J. Nathan, a British architecter who has been in a long journey through electronic music, CGI and VFX. In order to present his project of a science fiction trilogy named EXTROPY, Nathan designed a short clip that stresses his skills and interest in the genre.

Medium
05/29/2015
Interview with Gottfried Helnwein

Vienna. May 23, 2013 As a child, you used to visit churches because you had a strong catholic education. In which churches did you go most often? I lived in Favoriten, which is a working class district, it is the tenth district in Vienna. What was the name of the church?

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