Interventions in digital cultures. Technology, the political, methods
How to intervene? Interventions are in vogue in digital cultures as forms of critique or political actions into public spheres. By engaging in social, political, and economic contexts, interventions attempt to interrupt and change situations—often with artistic means. This volume maps methods of interventions under the specific conditions of the digital. How are interventions shaped by these conditions? And how can they contribute to altering them? In essays and interviews, this book interrogates modes of intervening in and through art, infrastructures, techno-ecological environments, bio-technology, and political protests to highlight their potentials as well as their ambivalences.
Table Of Contents
- Martina Leeker et al.: Introduction. Interventions in Digital Cultures
- Martina Leeker: Surrounds, Be-Ins, and Performative Participation: Shady Sides of Art and Interventions
- Howard Caygill: Strategic Intervention and the Digital Capacity to Resist
- Martina Leeker: Intervening Infrastructures: Ad Hoc Networking and Liberated Computer Language. An Interview with Alexander R. Galloway
- Martina Leeker: Intervening in Habits and Homophily: Make a Difference! An Interview with Wendy Hui Kyong Chun
- Ulrike Bergermann: P/occupy Milieus. The Human Microphone and the Space between Protesters
- Martina Leeker: Digital Resistance in Digital Cultures. An Interview with Steve Kurtz
- Kat Jungnickel: Mobile Devices of Resistance. Victorian Inventors, Women Cyclists, and Convertible Cycle Wear
- Martina Leeker et al.: Epilogue. Methods and Perspectives of Interventions in Digital Cultures
Caygill, Howard; Leeker, Martina; Schulze, Tobias (Hg.): Interventions in digital cultures. Technology, the political, methods. Lüneburg: meson press 2017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.14619/1105.
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