Woman, Art & Technology is a new series of interviews on Furtherfield. Over the next year Rachel Beth Egenhoefer will interview artists, designers, theorists, curators, and others; to explore different perspectives on the current voice of woman working in art and technology. "I am honored to begin this series with an interview with Lynn Hershman Leeson, a true pioneer in the field who has recently produced !Women Art Revolution- A Secret History."
Rob Myers reviews Peter Lunenfeld's new publication 'The Secret War Between Downloading & Uploading: Tales Of The Computer As Culture Machine'. A vivid new conceptualization of threats to and the promise of networked computers as culture machines and presenting a new way of looking at the cultural struggle for control of the Internet, whilst managing to avoid, singularization, fantasy and anthropological despair, and reaching a surprising conclusion.
a sense of exhaustion and decathecting that occurs when a pornographic image no longer 'works' or when a half-read novel is picked up again - there's a sense of distaste, defeat. the word was coined...
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