[...After the Media]: News from the Slow-Fading Twentieth by Siegfried Zielinski

By Siegfried Zielinski

The media are actually redundant. In an outline of advancements spanning the earlier seventy years, Siegfried Zielinski’s [ . . . After the Media] discusses how the technique of technology-based communique assumed a systemic personality and the way concept, artwork, and feedback have been operative during this method. Media-explicit considering is contrasted with media-implicit concept. issues of touch with an arts standpoint comprise a reinterpretation of the artist Nam June Paik and an advent to the paintings of Jake and Dinos Chapman. The essay ends with appeals. In an overview of an exact philology of tangible issues, Zielinski indicates chances of how issues may well continue after the media. With a vade mecum opposed to psychopathia medialis within the type of a manifesto, the publication advocates for a contrast to be made among on-line life and offline being.

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From this they d evelop their own individual planets - Roland B arthes foc u ses on the arts, literature, and the sign a tures of the profane; Michel Foucault on history and power; Jacques Derrida on lan­ guage and the text . With Le gai savoir in 1 969, Jean -Luc Godard makes a nervous and colorful cinematographic tra c ing of these new and particula r cultu res of thought. B arthes' short essays, published in 1 9 5 7 under the ti­ tle Mythologies are written between 1 9 54 und 1 9 5 6 . With a simi l a r approa ch to McLuh a n's in his Mechanical Bride, in over fifty texts Barthes proj ects the concept of the myth onto su rficial phenomena of contempora ry mass culture : for example, a standard French dish " Steak a n d Fries, " a stage show " Striptea se, " a n d a machine "The New Citroen.

59; the author is a founding member of the Lon d on Filmm a k e r Coop. 59 Cut-up fr o m The Third Mind signa tures o f the a uthors ( 1 9 6 5 ), at the bottom rig h t are and Gysin (Paris 1 98 6 ) . B u rroughs the During this time, Oswald Wiener, the Austrian coun­ terpart of the American Beat Generation writers, is working for the queen of Italian typewriter manufa ctur­ ers in the data processing section. It is the pha se in which Olivetti is developing the Elea 9000 series. From 1 9 6 2 t o 1 9 6 7 , Wiener writes most of his novel fragments Die Verbesserung von Mitteleuropa ( The improvement of Central Europe) , which are published by Rowohlt Verlag for the first time in 1 9 6 9 .

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