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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|PART ONE: VIRTUALITIES AS FICTIONS OF PRESENCE||3||(68)|
|PART TWO: IMMERSION IN IMAGE WORLDS: VIRTUALITY AND EVERYDAY LIFE||71||(84)|
|PART THREE: MEDIA ART AND VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS||155||(58)|