Josh Cannon

PhD student

Research Overview

Currently undertaking a Practice-as-Research PhD that explores how the practices of YouTube vlogging elicit new ways of making and thinking about performance from theoretical and practice-based perspectives. YouTube is filled with examples of performance, but vlogs are of specific interest as they are a direct product of the internet and only exist in the digital world. Speculative pragmatism is of key importance to my understanding of current, emergent and potential YouTube vlogging practices.