Aesthetics in Present Future

Aesthetics in Present Future : The Arts and the Technological Horizon

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The theme of Aesthetics in Present Future concerns the new chances the arts have and the deep changes they are undergoing, due to the new media, and the digital world in which we are growingly immersed. That this world is to be understood from an aesthetic point of view, become clear if we think of how much of what we produce, and observe and study is offered through images in particular and perceptual means in more

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  • Hardback | 214 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 498.95g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0739173731
  • 9780739173732

About Brunella Antomarini

Brunella Antomarini teaches aesthetics and phenomenology at John Cabot University, Rome. Her publications include Pensare con l'errore (Codice Edizioni, Torino 2008; English translation, Thinking through error, Lexington Books, 2012), and The Maiden Machine. Adam Berg is associate professor at Otis College of Art and Design, and teaches aesthetics and critical His publications include Conversations with Giordano Bruno and Adam more

Table of contents

Acknowledgments Introduction Part I: Aesthetics of Future Chapter 1: The Virtual Body Chapter 2: Robots That Have Art Chapter 3: Unimodernism, Or the Aesthetics of Permanent Present Chapter 4: The Kantian philosophy of Twitter Chapter 5: Identifying and Intercting: Notes on the Architecture of the Visual Brain Interlude Mneem Part II: Future of Aesthetics Chapter 6: Aesthetics and Kinesthetics in Performance Chapter 7: Artifice, or a New Nature: Toward a Philosophy of the Automation Chapter 8: Aesthetics and Transcoding. De-Accelerating the Photographic Image Chapter 9: Ruins. Reflections on Aggression and Destruction in Aesthetics Chapter 10: About the "Anything Goes" in Art Chapter 11: The Changing Canvas of the City Bibliography Index About the Authorsshow more