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Machines as Agency : Artistic Perspectives, Paperback / softback Book

Machines as Agency : Artistic Perspectives Paperback / softback

Edited by Christoph Lischka, Andrea Sick

Part of the Kultur- und Medientheorie series

Description

This book supports and deepens the existing interfaces between art, science, and technology -- transgressing traditional principles and styles of research, and selectively overcoming the side-by-side coexistence in favour of an integrated "laboratory of the future".

Instead of relying on traditional dualisms like nature-culture, subject-object, as well as man and machine, heterogeneous networks with humans and non-humans (Latour) are opened in shared contexts of agency.

New momentary propositions are developed, meeting the complexity of discovering, exploring, and inventing -- things: things which do not exist just as given beings.

The artists and theoreticians can pursue using the tools and techniques of science actively -- not only to comment them but also to fathom their possibilities, and employ them in their artistic and scientific projects.

Machines as Agency is an artistic perspective.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 194 pages, Illustrations
  • Publisher: Transcript Verlag
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Theory of art
  • ISBN: 9783899426465

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