Sensing and Making Sense

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Sensing and Making Sense

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Author: Graziele Lautenschlaeger

Type: PAPERBACK

ISBN: 9783837653311

Date: 20th December, 2021

Publisher: TRANSCRIPT

  1. Categories

  2. Cultural And Media Studies
  3. Theory
  4. Electronic Art Forms

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Through a genealogy of photosensitive elements in media devices and artworks, this book investigates three dichotomies that impoverish debates and proposals in media art: material/immaterial, organic/machinic, and theory/practice. It combines historical and analytical approaches, through new materialism, media archaeology, cultural techniques and second-order cybernetics. Known media stories are reframed from an alternative perspective, elucidating photosensitivity as a metonymy to provide guidelines to art students, artists, curators and theoreticians - especially those who are committed to critical views of scientific and technological knowledge in aesthetic experimentations.

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