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By Roy Ascott

We're in the course of a strategy of complicated cultural transformation, yet to what volume is that this matched through the transformation within the approach we see ourselves? This ebook covers a wide-ranging dialogue at the interplay among paintings, technological know-how and expertise, and is going directly to problem assumptions approximately 'reality'. Loosely themed round 4 key components of brain, physique, paintings and Values, the editor leads the research in the course of the normal territories of interactive media and synthetic existence, combining them with new and old rules approximately creativity and private identity.The contributing authors quantity over sixty hugely revered practitioners and theorists in paintings and technological know-how, bringing to the topic a stimulating variety of method and a wealthy history of data. artwork has lengthy been preoccupied with questions regarding the brain and attention. however it is quickly discovering that new expertise, creatively utilized, brings new percentages to undergo. This quantity offers a robust starting place for the debates which are absolute to persist with during this box.

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