By Roy Ascott
We're in the midst of a strategy of complicated cultural transformation, yet to what volume is that this matched through the transformation within the means we see ourselves? This publication covers a wide-ranging dialogue at the interplay among paintings, technology and know-how, and is going directly to problem assumptions approximately 'reality'. Loosely themed round 4 key components of brain, physique, paintings and Values, the editor leads the research during the prevalent territories of interactive media and synthetic lifestyles, combining them with new and historic rules approximately creativity and private identity.The contributing authors quantity over sixty hugely revered practitioners and theorists in artwork and technological know-how, bringing to the topic a stimulating variety of strategy and a wealthy history of information. paintings has lengthy been preoccupied with questions concerning the brain and awareness. however it is speedy discovering that new expertise, creatively utilized, brings new probabilities to undergo. This quantity offers a powerful starting place for the debates which are certain to stick to during this box.