Just published/frisch erschienen:
RETRACING POLITICAL DIMENSIONS:
Strategies in Contemporary New Media Art
Edited by Oliver GRAU and Inge HINTERWALDNER
De Gruyter (Berlin/Boston) | Published: 23 Nov 2020
With contributions by:
Elisa ARCA, Andrés BURBANO, Derek CURRY, Yael Eylat VAN ESSEN, Mathias FUCHS, Jennifer GRADECKI, Oliver GRAU, Sabine HIMMELSBACH, Inge HINTERWALDNER, Ingrid HOELZL, Katja KWASTEK, José-Carlos MARIÁTEGUI, Gerald NESTLER, Randall PACKER, Viola RÜHSE, Chris SALTER.
At the beginning of the 21st century, new forms and dynamics of interplay are constituted at the interfaces of media, art and politics. Current challenges in society and ecology, like climate, surveillance, virtualization of the global financial markets, are characterized by hybrid and subtle technologies. They are ubiquitous, turn out to be increasingly complex and act invasively. New media art utilizes its broad range of expression in order to tackle the most urgent topics through multi-sensorial, participatory, and activist approaches. This volume shows how media artists address, with a political lens, the core of these developments critically and productively.