Archive: Books

  • Thursday, June 25th, 2015

    Systems. Edited by Edward A. Shanken

    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 [...]

  • Previous Books

  • Networks. Edited by Lars Bang Larsen
    Thursday, June 18th, 2015

    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 [...]

  • Dysfunction and Decentralization in New Media Art
    Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

    Dysfunction and Decentralization. When using digital technologies, many types of dysfunction can occur, ranging from hardware malfunctions to software errors to human ineptitude. [...]

  • Softimage
    Thursday, June 11th, 2015

    With today’s digital technology, the image is no longer a stable representation of the world, but a programmable view of a database that is updated in real time. Softimage [...]

  • The Future of Art in a Postdigital Age
    Thursday, May 21st, 2015

    In The Future of Art in a Postdigital Age, Mel Alexenberg offers a vision of a postdigital future that reveals a paradigm shift from the Hellenistic to the Hebraic [...]

  • Critical Studies in Art and Design Education
    Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

    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 [...]

  • Art, Technology, Consciousness
    Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

    These essays address current theories of consciousness and subjective experience, embracing new ideas from the art and sciences alongside more spiritual aspects of human existence. [...]

  • Crime and the Media
    Thursday, April 16th, 2015

    Crime and the Media brings together key debates within cultural studies, media studies, criminology and sociology on the relationship between the media and crime in a postmodern society. [...]

  • Media Freedom
    Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

    Media Freedom. The Contradictions of Communications in the Age of Modernity. People believe that the freedom of the media is an essential prerequisite of a modern democracy. [...]

  • The Internet Does Not Exist
    Thursday, April 9th, 2015

    The internet does not exist. Maybe it did exist only a short time ago, but now it only remains as a blur, a cloud, a friend, a deadline, a [...]

  • The Music Industry: Music in the Cloud
    Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

    The music industry is going through a period of immense change brought about in part by the digital revolution. What is the role of music in the age of [...]

  • Plants, Androids and Operator
    Thursday, March 26th, 2015

    Taking up Fèlix Guattari’s challenge, the Lab aimed to combine social and media practices into collective assemblages of enunciation in order to confront social monoformity. [...]

  • Ch Dh Egregore Source
    Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

    "Égregore source" is an edition aims to exploit the physical dispersion of this digital support, in order to develop a broadcasting structure for a networked audiovisual performance. [...]

  • Euphoria & Dystopia
    Thursday, March 5th, 2015

    the book celebrates the belief that the creative and cultural sector, in collaboration with scientists and humanists, have a critical role to play in developing participatory technologies that work [...]

  • Variant Analyses, Interrogations of New Media Art and Culture
    Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

    Variant Analyses, Interrogations of New Media Art and Culture, Patrick Lichty. The author's range of commentary and analysis dissects nearly two decades of what has now become new media [...]

  • Anti-Media: Ephemera on Speculative Arts
    Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

    Florian Cramer is a practice-oriented research professor for new communication technologies, their cultures and their impact on art and design professions at Creating 010, Rotterdam University of Applied Science. [...]

  • Networks
    Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

    The dawn of the electronic media age in the 1960s began a cultural shift from the modernist grid and its determination of projection and representation to the fluid structures [...]

  • The Interface Envelope
    Thursday, February 19th, 2015

    In The Interface Envelope, James Ash develops a series of concepts to understand how digital interfaces work to shape the spatial and temporal perception of players. [...]

  • The Engagement Aesthetic
    Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

    Experiencing New Media Art through Critique. The Engagement Aesthetic offers new modes of critique for new media works of art, literature, and performance that operate in complex ways. [...]

  • On Not Looking
    Thursday, February 12th, 2015

    On Not Looking: The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture focuses on the image, and our relationship to it. Contributors discuss an array of images as photographs, video, digital images.. [...]