Editorial: Mobile Trash

techno garbage

By Mél Hogan & Andrea Zeffiro

This special issue of Wi: Journal of Mobile Media brings together international scholars from a range of disciplines who reconfigure the concepts of ‘mobile’ and ‘mobilities’ in relation to trash.



By Josh Lepawsky

To investigate mobile trash, one must move offworld. Representations of offworld rubbish might be usefully approached as cosmograms.


By David Harris Smith, Frauke Zeller & Andrea Zeffiro

A conversation about the cultural significance of hitchBOT, the infamous hitchhiking robot.