Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Re: [Yasmin_discussions] McLUHAN EFFECTS

Derrick de Kerckhove talked to me about this work.
It's fabulous !
A way to share emotions, sensibility, and in a way our nervous system.
On a global dimension.
Do you have began to developp a sort theoretical approach that could mix science and art or aesthetic on this project ? It would be interesting.
We will have in the symposium the french artist Olivier Auber who will present the global Poietic generator : http://poietic-generator.net/
He makes an application that question globality and point of view. so he has a reflexion about a new kind perspective, that would be a digital perspective, different from the classical perspective.
There is a presentation of the artistic project and there are many texts about it on his website.

> Message du 10/10/11 à 22h12
> De : "xDxD.vs.xDxD"
> A : "c.tron@voila.fr" , "YASMIN DISCUSSIONS"
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> Objet : Re: [Yasmin_discussions] McLUHAN EFFECTS
> Dear Yasminers,
> On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 2:26 PM, c.tron@voila.fr wrote:
> >
> > « Our nervous system is
> > technologically extented in order to engage ourselves in front of the
> > whole humanity, … we participate deeply to the consequences of our
> > actions. »
> >
> >
> and, on this:
> http://electronicman.artisopensource.net/
> presented in occasion of Rome's edition of the centennial celebrations, the
> Electronic Man enacted a global performance on the idea of technology as
> extension of the body.
> thousands of QRCodes have been disseminated worldwide. when people scan them
> using their mobile phones, other participants' phones vibrate.
> As of today around 50000 people joined in: it means that whenever you scan
> one of the QRCodes as many as 50000 people's phones vibrate: a physical
> stimulation instantaneously enacted by a digital interaction anywhere on the
> planet.
> The Electronic Man has been created as an example of a digital sense
> externalized onto a device, giving factual demonstration of McLuhan's
> concept and of de Kerckhove's theory expressed in the performance's
> description.
> the Electronic Man has been presented at Rome's McLuhan event organized by
> the MediaDuemila Journal, the Osservatorio Tuttimedia and the University of
> Rome "La Sapienza":
> http://www.mediaduemila.it/?p=3612
> and has been shown at the ADD Festival at the MACRO Museum of Contemporary
> arts in Rome, and as a special initiative at the Social Media Week in
> Milan.
> The scientific research at the base of the global performance will be
> presented at the Consciousness Reframed 12 in Portugal in December 2011
> http://www.artisopensource.net/category/projects/electronicman/
> Salvatore
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> Salvatore Iaconesi
> visiting professor Cross Media Design
> University of Rome "La Sapienza"
> Faculty of Architecture
> Dept. of Industrial Design
> salvatore.iaconesi@artisopensource.net
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