Body Drift by Arthur Kroker, takes the work of three leading women thinkers as its main focus. Re-examining their critical perspectives and creative processes - assemblages, remixing and cyborgs- Kroker terms the emerging technological spectre. He examines the connections between what he sees as Judith Butler’s postmodernism, Katherine Hayles’s posthumanism, and Donna Haraway’s companionism.
Rachel Falconer writes about the cyberfeminist art collective 'subRosa', a group using science, technology, and social activism to explore and critique the political traction of information and bio technologies on women’s bodies, lives and work.
"I advocate a more 'non-relational' approach that does not deny the transformative effects of new media in terms of community, but thinks of it more in terms of hospitality to the other." Marc Garrett interviews Charlie Gere on Digital Culture in the Twenty-first Century with reference to two of his books, Digital Culture (2002) and Community without Community in Digital Culture (2012). Gere is a Professor of Media Theory and History in the Lancaster Institute for Contemporary Arts, Lancaster University.
Lies, Lawlessness and Disbelief 2. An Attempt at Thinking Art and Capital: Unknown Unknowns, is the second of five essays by Canadian artist & critical thinker, Katie McCain. McCain discusses how capitalism has become on the one hand all encompassing and on the other utterly unreal. Arguing that we need to be prepared to think the impossible so that resistance is able to grow.
Lies, Lawlessness and Disbelief 1 is the first of five essays by Canadian artist & critical thinker, Katie McCain. McCain discusses how capitalism has become on the one hand all encompassing and on the other utterly unreal. Arguing that we need to be prepared to think the impossible so that resistance is able to grow. "If it is permitted that both the universe and capitalism are contingent, and therefore completely indifferent to human existence and human thought, then the possibility for alternatives opens up."
Patrick Lichty's article explores shifts toward new forms of sociopolitical dissent. Such as cellular forms or resistance including asymmetrical warfare like global insurgencies, the use of social media. Examples would be Twitter and Facebook in their ability to lens dissent for actions in Syria, Egypt and Tunisia, Wikileaks and its ability to mirror, and politics that use anarchistic forms of collective action such as the Occupy Movement, what he calls an amorphous politics of dissent.
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