Plants, Androids and Operators - A Post-Media Handbook

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Plants, Androids and Operators – A Post-Media Handbook
Print 978-1-906496-96-8
eBook 978-1-906496-97-5
Published 2014 by Mute Books
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This book documents the first life-cycle of the Post-Media Lab (2011-2014). Taking up Fèlix Guattari’s challenge, the Lab aimed to combine social and media practices into collective assemblages of enunciation in order to confront social monoformity. Here we draw together some key essays, images and art projects by the Lab’s participants, as well as a close documentation of its associated events, talks, and exhibitions, to create a vivid portrayal of post-media practice today. [ more ] about Plants, Androids and Operators - A Post-Media Handbook

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The PML Book series

1 March 2014 - 3:08pm -- admin

Image: Covers. Digital Solidarity, Provocative Alloys: A Post-Media Anthology, Human Strike Has Already Begun & Other Writings

 

The PML Book series is a collaboration between Mute magazine and Post-Media Lab. The Lab was set up in September 2011 and explores how post-broadcast media can be used to intensify ‘collective assemblages of enunciation’ – an idea originally formulated by Félix Guattari, and now unfolding in diverse ways across the ubiquity of media.

 

The books in this short series are:

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Series of discussions: An Archive/Live Archive/UnArchive and Public Library workshop

20 February 2014 - 1:07pm -- oliver

There are so many initiatives recently dealing with archiving of different artistic, cultural and historical materials, which are induced by the possibilities of digitization as a new round of 'actualization' and new spaces for dissemination of the material dealt with. The dominant framework of those initiatives is still institutional – by that, public/state institutions are employing contemporary tools cheapest generic viagra in order to remain in their great narratives of 'history', 'heritage' and '(national) culture', to remain in control. [ more ] about Series of discussions: An Archive/Live Archive/UnArchive and Public Library workshop

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Fleeting, inconsequential, digital fluff and the physical labour producing it

19 September 2013 - 7:51pm -- josie

Few of us have any illusions cigarette online usa about where our material possessions come from, but when it comes to the immaterial, the digital realm of images and data, the labour costs remain largely hidden. Digital media tends to appear comparatively ethical — e-books are lauded for their low carbon footprint while much online content is seen as user-created, open and democratic. [ more ] about Fleeting, inconsequential, digital fluff and the physical labour producing it

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