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Wrap-up

By Laure Maron As we have seen throughout this course, digital art is everywhere nowadays. Mechanization and digitalization have engendered amazing progress in most of the aspects of our society: Art, in most of its forms, is obviously concerned by … Continue reading

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Remix culture: the impact of YouTube

By Jessica Costa In Thursday’s class, we discussed the remix culture.  As its name says, the goal is to remix, to combine, to change or to improve existing works in order to create new ones.  This new form of art … Continue reading

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A little experiment on privacy in the Internet

By Agnieszka Miziolek I remember when a few years ago some of my friends were playing in an online game. It was a kind of so called Browser Based Game, where many people log in every day, build some constructions, … Continue reading

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This is no victimless art

By Laure Maron During last Friday’s class, we talked about some artists that pushed the boundaries of art to the extreme, some of them using animals to create ‘pieces of art’. An artist is someone who wants to communicate something … Continue reading

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The sensing body: Giraffe Neck Women

By Jessica Costa In Tuesday’s class we have talked about the sensing body, and how bodies can be a medium, how they can communicate.  According to the communication theorist Marshall McLuhan, media are the extensions of the human body.  The … Continue reading

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Identity and embodiment

By Agnieszka Miziolek  When I have read the chapter “Social Networking”, (pp. 232-237) I could not resist one thought- that the Internet is no longer an addition to our lives, something that is supposed to help us, for instance find … Continue reading

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Private sphere endangered?

By Laure Maron During the class of May 17th, we discussed the distinction Habermas, a German philosopher, made between two kinds of spheres: the public sphere and the private sphere. Private sphere is defined as being places where we are … Continue reading

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