Philosophy

May 2016 |

Infraestructuras de lo Digital: Aproximaciones críticas desde la práctica artística (Parte I) | MARISA GÓMEZ

Nov 2015 |

Travelling Theories, contact zones y cosmopolitismo | MODESTA DI PAOLA

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En 1992, la teórica Mary Louise Pratt definió “zonas de contacto” (contact zone) los espacios sociales en los que la cultura del colonizador y del colonizado entran en contacto y a veces se fusionan para crear algo nuevo. En estos lugares confluyen y entran en comunicación culturas que han tenido, geográfica e históricamente, trayectorias separadas. Pratt toma en préstamo el término “contacto” desde el ámbito de la lingüística para llevarlo al lugar donde se manifiesta el término “contacto”:

Feb 2015 |

Perceiving through the body: A phenomenological approach to George Khut’s biofeedback interactive art | CHRISTINA GRAMMATIKOPOULOU

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george-khut-drawing-breath George Khut, The heart library project, image source: artist's website
Jan 2015 |

“Shandies” and Witches: Notes for an essay on Art and Exile | CLAUDIA RODRIGUEZ PONGA

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She snatched up a tattered cloak lying in the cattle-shed to cover her nakedness, took wings, so to speak, and before midnight struck, found herself leagues away, far from any thoroughfare, on a desert heath all thistles and brambles.

The heath skirted a wood, where, under the glimpses of an uncertain moon, she was able to scrape together a few acorns, which she munched and bolted like a wild beast.

Oct 2014 |

The World Mountain or The Construction of the Virtual Real | ULRICH GEHMANN AND MARTIN REICHE

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Based on World Mountains, the major forces towards an increased functionalization are examined, with a special emphasis on the city. The original conceptions of urban life as a major constituent of a conditio humana are compared with these forces, and their impact on our self-understanding and changed spatial conceptions are discussed, centering upon the ideas of virtuality and grids.

 

 

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May 2014 |

Acordándose del aire: La ontología de la respiración de Luce Irigaray | CHRISTINA GRAMMATIKOPOULOU

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May 2014 |

Remembering the air: Luce Irigaray’s ontology of breath | CHRISTINA GRAMMATIKOPOULOU

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Formulated as an answer to Western philosophy, but with a steady look towards the East, Luce Irigaray’s thought is the point where past and present, East and West merge. In an attempt to revise Western philosophical thinking, Irigaray tries to centre her philosophy on the essential element that was forgotten by most philosophers, air.

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