[-empyre-] empyre Digest, Vol 111, Issue 5
mmcarden at usc.edu
Mon Feb 10 08:21:27 EST 2014
I was wondering that too, it's here:
On Sun, Feb 9, 2014 at 3:55 PM, Renate Ferro <rtf9 at cornell.edu> wrote:
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> Michael just a quick question. Do you have a quick link to the
> Post-Digital Research Group?
> and their publications?
> Perhaps you did that it your into and I missed it?
> On Sun, Feb 9, 2014 at 1:44 PM, Michael Dieter <M.J.Dieter at uva.nl> wrote:
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>> Something else I want to ask about.
>> This is the definition that the Post-Digital Research group settled on
>> for their publication:
>> "Post-digital, once understood as a critical reflection of "digital"
>> aesthetic immaterialism, now describes the messy and paradoxical
>> condition of art and media after digital technology revolutions.
>> "Post-digital" neither recognizes the distinction between "old" and
>> "new" media, nor ideological affirmation of the one or the other. It
>> merges "old" and "new", often applying network cultural
>> experimentation to analog technologies which it re-investigates and
>> re-uses. It tends to focus on the experiential rather than the
>> conceptual. It looks for DIY agency outside totalitarian innovation
>> ideology, and for networking off big data capitalism. At the same
>> time, it already has become commercialized."
>> I'm curious about the emphasis here on the experiential, rather than
>> the conceptual. Why emphasize one over the other in this way? What
>> works or practices did the group have in mind? In a weird way, this
>> description actually reminds me of something like relational
>> Michael Dieter
>> Media Studies
>> The University of Amsterdam
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> Renate Ferro
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> (contracted since 2004)
> Cornell University
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