[Download] ➵ Bioart and the Vitality of Media By Robert Mitchell – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk Bioart art that uses either living materials such as bacteria or transgenic organisms or traditional materials to comment on or even transform biotechnological practice now receives enormous media att the Vitality eBook ☆ Bioart art that uses either living materials such as bacteria or transgenic organisms or traditional materials to comment on or even transform biotechnological practice now receives enormous media attention Yet despite this attention bioart is freuently misunderstood Bioart and the Vitality of Media is the first comprehensive theoretical account of the art form situating it in the contexts of art history laboratory practice and media theoryMitchell begins by sketching a brief history of bioart in the twentieth and twenty first Bioart and PDF or centuries describing the artistic scientific and social preconditions that made it conceptually and technologically possible He illustrates how bioartists employ technologies and practices from the medical and life sciences in an effort to transform relationships among science medicine corporate interests and the public By illustrating the ways in which bioart links a biological understanding of media that is media understood as the elements of an environment that facilitate the growth and development of living entities with communicational media Bioart and the and the Vitality PDF/EPUB ä Vitality of Media demonstrates how art and biotechnology together change our conceptions and practices of mediation Reading bioart through a range of resources from Immanuel Kant's discussion of disgust to Gilles Deleuze's theory of affect to Gilbert Simondon's concept of individuation provides readers with a new theoretical approach for understanding bioart and its relationships to both new media and scientific institutions.
- 168 pages
- Bioart and the Vitality of Media
- Robert Mitchell
- 19 September 2014 Robert Mitchell