Bodies and machines are defined by function: as long as they operate correctly, they remain imperceptible; they become a part of the process of perception, as the extension of the action that engages the Self with the world.
El pasado mes de Noviembre el MIRA Festival de Música y Artes Visuales volvió a Barcelona para acercarnos una vez más al panorama actual de las intersecciones entre música y espectáculo visual, con las nuevas tecnologías como trasfondo, hilo conductor y elemento mediador entre los dos ámbitos.
What is a waterfall? A cascade of water tumbling over boulders, brilliant in the sun, beckoning backpackers with sturdy leather boots to climb into remote, magical valleys? Or inspiring tourists to follow road signs to popular, sublime spectacles, such as Niagara Falls. Or the path taken by droplets of moisture falling to the sidewalk from an air conditioner hanging out of the window of an eleventh-floor apartment in NYC.
According to many scholars, the cultural change produced by the ICTs has entailed a modification in the traditional notions of space and time, as basic coordinates of human experience and as socially and historically constructed notions.