Marcel O’Gorman – Necromedia

necromedia

Univ Of Minnesota Press, ISBN-13: 978-0816695713, English, 256 pages, 2015, USA

Decades after McLuhan, we’re still naturally inclined to embrace technology as prosthetics, or something that expands our faculties in a wide range of practical and abstract abilities. But the

External Interior, inside-out perspective

External-Interior

Transparency has become a relevant and ambiguous value, on one side revealing the hidden complexity of machines we’re surrounded by, and on the other side directly exposing human bodies to surveillance and/or exhibitionism. This ambivalent nature of transparency is conceptually

edited by Edward A. Shanken – Systems

Systems

The MIT Press/Whitechapel Gallery, ISBN-13: 978-0262527194, English, 240 pages, 2015, USA

In the vast magmatic territory between science and media art, the concept of “system” occupies a strategic outpost, especially after the first developments of cybernetic studies. But this concept,