[spectre] NEW ISSUE! A Peer-Reviewed Journal About MACHINE RESEARCH

Geoff Cox gcox at cc.au.dk
Tue Apr 25 14:57:26 CEST 2017

NEW ISSUE! A Peer-Reviewed Journal About MACHINE RESEARCH
The latest edition of APRJA is about Machine Research – research on machines, research with machines, and research as a machine. It thus explores machinic perspectives to suggest a situation where the humanities are put into a critical perspective by machine driven ecologies, ontologies and epistemologies of thinking and acting. It aims to engage research and artistic practice that takes into account the new materialist conditions implied by nonhuman techno-ecologies. These include new ontologies and intelligence such as machine learning, machine reading and listening (Geoff Cox, Sam Skinner & Nathan Jones, Brian House), systems-oriented perspectives to broadcast communication and conflict (John Hill, Dave Young), the ethics and aesthetics of autonomous systems (Maya Indira Ganesh, Maja Bak Herrie), and other post-anthropocentric reconsiderations of materiality and infrastructure (Abelardo Gil-Fournier, Etherbox interview).

The journal issue has been organised in the context of ever elusive, the 2017 edition of transmediale festival of art and digital culture, Berlin, and follows a workshop co-organised with Constant association for art and media, Brussels. 

Christian Ulrik Andersen & Geoff Cox
Aarhus, April 2017

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