So far we have been explore media artworks as devices of wonder/ machines, through automation/ movement, and as immersive architectural systems. We have also looked at how the medium of computing provides a way to mediate experiences.
In week 11’s lecture, we will drill down with the question of the material quality of electronic media technologies. In particular, we will re-visit the question of how can one work with the intangibility of digital and electronic media? What kind of experiences can digital/ electronic materials produce? And how do these experiences manifest in the physical world?
We will use the theory of new materialism as departure to examine a range of contemporary media art works in thinking through physical materials are used and mediated.
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