Alexander V. Chernyshov


The author makes an attempt to determine the communicative and aesthetic features of an immersive online fiction sound cinematography associated with ASMR-stimulation. On the example of videos, primarily hosted by YouTube, the researcher distinguishes the categories of "personal media broadcasting", "virtual intimacy" and "brain stimulation", performed mainly by sound triggers. The author focuses on the connection between direct physical pleasure and aesthetic pleasure, directed to figurative interpretations of visual and sound triggers. At the same time, based on the diegetic analysis of sound, the author proposes a new artistic and communicative subcategory "antidiegetic sounds".


ASMR;reiki;braingasm;trigger;subculture;immersion;online cinema;personal media broadcasting


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