Monthly Archives: November 2012

Politics of Art: Contemporary Art and the Transition to Post-Democracy

Hito Steyerl http://www.e-flux.com/journal/politics-of-art-contemporary-art-and-the-transition-to-post-democracy/ Why and for whom is contemporary art so attractive? One guess: the production of art presents a mirror image of post-democratic forms of hypercapitalism that look set to become the dominant political post-Cold War paradigm. It seems … Continue reading

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art history and new technologies

http://www.dailydot.com/opinion/art-history-failing-internet/#lf_comment=44849834 Keeping up with the pace of change in the digital world is challenging, and harnessing its potential can be frustrating. But the biggest mistake many of us in the arts and humanities academy can make is thinking of that … Continue reading

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Neri Oxman MIT

http://web.media.mit.edu/~neri/site/about/about.html Designer Neri Oxman is the Sony Corporation Career Development Professor and Assistant Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at the MIT Media Lab, where she founded and directs the Mediated Matter design research group. Her group explores how digital design and fabrication … Continue reading

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“world of seven billion teachers” “be antidisciplinary” joi ito

http://www.wired.co.uk/magazine/archive/2012/11/features/open-university?page=1 And that will come from pursuing distinctly unconventional research goals. “We aim to capture serendipity. You don’t get lucky if you plan everything — and you don’t get serendipity unless you have peripheral vision and creativity. [Conventional] peer review … Continue reading

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