Fractal Dreams: New Media in Social Context

Fractal Dreams: New Media in Social Context

by Jon Dovey
     
 

CD-ROM, CDI, VR... the digital media revolution is upon us - or so, this book argues, we are being led to believe. The essays in Fractal Dreams set out to explore what is new about New Media, mapping the territory of the mediasphere and distinguishing what is actual and what is virtual in these new worlds. In these specially commissioned pieces, practitioners of New… See more details below

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CD-ROM, CDI, VR... the digital media revolution is upon us - or so, this book argues, we are being led to believe. The essays in Fractal Dreams set out to explore what is new about New Media, mapping the territory of the mediasphere and distinguishing what is actual and what is virtual in these new worlds. In these specially commissioned pieces, practitioners of New Media and cultural critics from Britain and North America grapple with key issues such as: who has access to technology? Is consumerism the same as access? Will art and everyday life finally merge in the shopping malls rather than the revolution?

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ISBN-13:
9780853158004
Publisher:
Lawrence & Wishart, Limited
Publication date:
06/01/1996
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

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