Keynote von Karin Harrasser am 25.2.2016

Zur Eröffnung des Workshops Biokybernetik und Teilhabe. Transformationsprozesse zwischen Mensch und Technik am 25.2.2016 freuen wir uns auf die Keynote von Karin Harrasser (Linz): Verunreinigungsarbeit. Heilsversprechen und parahumane Agentien Abstract: Der Vortrag schlägt vor, Technik und Behinderung in einem Modus zu denken, der posthumane Heilsversprechen ebenso unterläuft wie humanistische Narrative, die dem Technischen Neutralität unterstellen.…

On the Existence of Digital Objects

We are delighted to announce the publication of the monograph On the Existence of Digital Objects with University of Minnesota Press, with a preface from Bernard Stiegler UP Minnesota Flyer   The object of this remarkable, groundbreaking book is as elegant as it is profound—to provide us with a radically objective account of the digital…

Sounding out the Anthropocene

Beate Ochsner, Markus Spöhrer and Robert Stock will participate in the international Workshop Sounding Out the Anthropocene. Investigating Sonic Media Ecologies that takes place  10./11. March 2016 at Critical Media Lab Basel. The event is organized by Felix Gerloff, Shintaro Miyazaki, Sebastian Schwesinger and will investigate the fruitfulness of a media ecological approach to sonic…

ReClaiming Participation

Out in March 2016: This volume unravels the debates on the »Participation Age«: Instead of perpetuating visions of social »all-inclusion« or the »digital divide«, the collection reclaims collectivity as an effect of technological and historical conditions. Thinking of participation both as promise and duty, the contributions analyse the attractions and impositions connected to the socio-technical…