Reflecting the dynamic creativity of its subject, this definitive guide written by Christiane Paul spans the evolution, aesthetics, and practice of today’s digital art, combining fresh, emerging perspectives with the nuanced insights of leading theorists.
This book presents an ethnographic study of social media in Mardin, a medium-sized town located in the Kurdish region of Turkey. Elisabetta Costa uses her 15 months of ethnographic research to explain why public-facing social media is more conservative than offline life.
This book is the first general social analysis that seriously considers the daily experience of information disruption and software failure within contemporary Western society. Through an investigation of informationalism, it describes the social processes producing informational disorder
Since the turn of the millennium, the Internet has evolved from what was merely a new medium to a true mass medium. Mass Effect provides an essential guide to understanding the dynamic and ongoing relationship between art and new technologies.
For several years, companies in Silicon Valley promise prosperity, equality and a new society in which everything will be shareable and accessible. Surpassing the old logic of the market. But is this really so?
Systems traces a radical shift in sofware aesthetics from its roots in mid twentieth-century general systems theory, cybernetics, and artificial intelligence to the cutting-edge science of the present. The collected texts examine the connections between advanced technological systems, our bodies and minds
In the 1960s began a cultural shift from the modernist grid and its determination of projection and representation to the fluid structures and circuits of the network, presenting art with new possibilities.
Rod Taylor has done much to promote and develop critical studies in the UK, this publication serves to highlight some of the more pressing issues of concern to art and design teachers in different aspects.