Weaving together technology, media, art, historicism, geo-politics and materialism–this lecture introduced the emergence of Media Materialism/Archaeology to investigated on the role and historicity of mediation through a constellation of apparatuses, tools, devices, practices and inventions.
“Media History is a long story of experimenting with different materials from glass plates to chemicals, to selenium to coltan”
– Jussi Parikka
Fundamentally, The question explored becomes why Media Materialism bears important implications for understanding our network society? Also, how do we develop a framework that merges Media Materialism and a ‘Neuro-Capitalism.’
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