aestech



"Technology is the discourse (logos) of and about the technique, which fits it into a system with other techniques or know-how, with symbolic or imaginary represen- tations, with conceptions of the world, but also with institutions, rules and norms." (Dupuy, 2011)


I'm thinking that this section could trace some of the issues around the body and technology. Techniques as embodied practices, vs the technological systems within which these practices take on specialized meanings. This could be spun in a number of ways. I'll add some more texts, and we can rename or restructure as necessary...

Stiegler. Check out the list of links here for an article to read:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernard_Stiegler maybe this one:
http://www.culturemachine.net/index.php/cm/article/viewArticle/258/243