As the planet becomes telematically unified, the self becomes dispersed. The convergence of dry silicon pixels and biologically wet particles is creating a moistmedia substrate for art where digital systems, telematics, genetic engineering and nanotechnology meet. A technoetic aesthetic not only will embrace new media, technology, consciousness research and non-classical science but also will gain new insights from older cultural traditions previously banished from materialist discourse. In the present post- 9/11 crisis, collaborative transdisciplinary research is needed if a truly planetary culture is to emerge that is techno-ethical as well as technoetic.Full paper here
The artist Thomas Doyle has created snow globes that are deep and disturbing. More so than I ever thought a snow globes could be.
“Like most people, I’m interested in figuring out what it means to be human, and the work I’m making is the best way I’ve found to do that. If it shines a little light for other people, then all the better.”
Thoughts on cultural trends, online marketing and examples of amazing creativity - along with some random things from my life.