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Delinda Collier

in Repainting the Walls of Lunda: Information Colonialism and Angolan Art

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816694440
eISBN:
9781452953632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694440.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

The conclusion connects Painted Walls of Lunda and its themes of anthropology with the digital age, information and technology, and new media art.


Berlin Replayed: Cinema and Urban Nostalgia in the Postwall Era

Brigitta B. Wagner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816691715
eISBN:
9781452953595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691715.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Berlin Replayed explores the role of film revival and production in the construction of Berlin’s city image and film geographies at several distinct moments in history: the ‘Golden’ Twenties, the ... More


Humanesis: Sound and Technological Posthumanism

David Cecchetto

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676446
eISBN:
9781452948027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676446.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

With the recent emergence of copious scholarship that considers the discursive life of the term “human,” posthumanism has become a timely interdisciplinary discourse. This study is a critical ... More


Virtuality: Cinema, Archive, and the Interactive Map of Potsdamer Platz

Brigitta B. Wagner

in Berlin Replayed: Cinema and Urban Nostalgia in the Postwall Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816691715
eISBN:
9781452953595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691715.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter concentrates on Berlin’s propensity for staging encounters with urban virtuality, the multiple temporalities that the built city displays, particularly at the fraught site of Potsdamer ... More


From Affect to Affectivity: Mark B. N. Hansen’s Organismic Posthumanism

David Cecchetto

in Humanesis: Sound and Technological Posthumanism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676446
eISBN:
9781452948027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676446.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 5 articulates Mark Hansen's argument for an affective topology of the senses, corroborating the increased importance of digital technologies in this perspective through a brief comparison of ... More


From Genes to Memes: Ollivier Dyens and the Scientific Posthumanism of Darwinian Evolution

David Cecchetto

in Humanesis: Sound and Technological Posthumanism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676446
eISBN:
9781452948027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676446.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 1 reads the concept of “cultural bodies” described in the work of Ollivier Dyens, which extrapolates Richard Dawkins's “selfish gene” argument. After uncovering a looming tautology that ... More


The Trace: Melancholy and Posthuman Ethics

David Cecchetto

in Humanesis: Sound and Technological Posthumanism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676446
eISBN:
9781452948027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676446.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 4 mobilizes Rafael Lozano-Hemmer's participatory telepresent installation The Trace in relation to the call for an embodied understanding of information pronounced in Hayles's posthumanism. ... More


N. Katherine Hayles and Humanist Technological Posthumanism

David Cecchetto

in Humanesis: Sound and Technological Posthumanism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676446
eISBN:
9781452948027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676446.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 3 engages the work of Katherine Hayles in its attempt to think beyond deconstruction. Ultimately, the chapter argues that Hayles's posthumanism more readily connects (for better and worse) to ... More


Skewed Remote Musical Performance: Sounding Deconstruction

David Cecchetto

in Humanesis: Sound and Technological Posthumanism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676446
eISBN:
9781452948027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676446.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter Six discusses an art practice—Skewed Remote Musical Performance—that models a way in which sound disjunctively intervenes in constructions of presence and absence, opening its practitioners ... More


Dark Matters: An Eidolic Collision of Sound and Vision

David Cecchetto

in Humanesis: Sound and Technological Posthumanism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676446
eISBN:
9781452948027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676446.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Ultimately, Chapter 1 conducts a hauntology of the positivist definition of life that Dyens extrapolates from Dawkins. In Chapter 2, the invisible forces that this haunting suggests are further ... More


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