By Charlie Gere
This e-book explores how the perform of artwork, particularly of avant-garde artwork, retains our relation to time, background or even our personal humanity open. reading key moments within the heritage of either know-how and paintings from the beginnings of industrialisation to at the present time, Charlie Gere explores either the making and function of artwork and what sort of extra it might probably shuttle from the human body.
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It is a kind of proto-collage, in that Morse has assembled the various elements from different sources, rather than simply portraying the gallery as it was then set up. This in itself is not exceptional. Many paintings in the Kunstkammer tradition would have been composed in such a manner. But Staiti points out that in some essential ways it is a radical departure from the typology of the Kunstkammer. For example, virtually every seventeenth- or eighteenth-century gallery picture falls into one of the following subject categories: connoisseurs in conversation amid a private collection, real or imaginary .
In these works Heidegger analysed the essence of technology as Gestell or ‘enframing’, which he sees as the culmination of the Western project of metaphysics initiated by Socrates and Plato. In his Discourse on Thinking, written soon after the War, Heidegger suggested that No one can foresee the radical changes to come. But technological advance will move faster and faster and can never be stopped. In all areas of existence, man will be encircled ever more tightly by the forces of technology. These forces which everywhere and every minute claim, enchain, drag along, press and impose upon man under the form of some technical contrivance or other – these forces .
Stiegler suggests that In this age of contemporary technics, it might be thought that technological power risks sweeping the human away . . Work, family and traditional forms of communities would be swept away by the deterritorialization (that is, by destruction) of ethnic groups, and also of nature and politics (not only by the delegation of decision making but by the ‘marketization’ of democracy), the economy (by the electronization of the ﬁnancial activity that now completely dominates it), the alteration of space and time .
Art, Time and Technology (Culture Machine) by Charlie Gere