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Virtualities: Television, Media Art, and Cyberculture

Virtualities: Television, Media Art, and Cyberculture

by Margaret Morse
     
 

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The explosive development of the media in this century has resulted in abstract relations with machines and/or physically removed strangers. This phenomenon characterizes ever-larger areas of work and private life. The more abstract, and removed, information has become from everyday life, the less "real" the experience. Margaret Morse offers new ways of thinking

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The explosive development of the media in this century has resulted in abstract relations with machines and/or physically removed strangers. This phenomenon characterizes ever-larger areas of work and private life. The more abstract, and removed, information has become from everyday life, the less "real" the experience. Margaret Morse offers new ways of thinking about the possibilities and limits of "virtual practices". 52 photos.

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Culture Theories of Contemporary
Margaret Morse examines the effects of "vitual practices"--television, video, computers--on our sense of reality. These vitualities commonly cloak on impoverished public sphere by disguising impersonal realtions as Utopian expression

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253211774
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
06/28/1998
Series:
Theories of Contemporary Culture Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.69(d)

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