Until January 2, 2017, RIXC has a great offer – buy two most recent books in "Acoustic Space" series only for 29.90 EUR (regular price of one book is 22 EUR). To place an order send an e-mail to email@example.com. The books are in English and each of them features a visual section of thematically related art projects.
Acoustic Space comes out as an international peer-reviewed journal for transdisciplinary research on art, science, technology and society.
Acoustic Space Nr. 15. OPEN FIELDS. Art and Science Research Practices in the Network Society
This Open Fields volume presents artistic research that is located in the contested territory between academic knowledge production and independent creative practices. The book presents the interwoven histories of art and science in the digital age, by investigating the changing role of art in the network society. In previous volumes, we opened multiple conversations about how art can not only criticize and thereby provide a mirror for society, but how it can also more directly intervene in material and social structures. We are now continuing this discussion by asking: How can art and other creative practices meaningfully contribute to the environmental, technological and scientific challenges of our time?
Acoustic Space Nr. 14. DATA DRIFT. Archiving Media and Data Art in the 21st Century
Malraux’s imaginary museum has become a reality of our digital age. Everyday, a massive amount of different new visual, textual, and transactional data is added to this vast archive. How do we decide what bits of contemporary digital culture to preserve, study and curate given that its universe is constantly expanding?
A selection of papers presented in the Media Art Histories 2013 Renew conference held in Riga, Oct 8–11, 2013, and visual review of the Save As exhibition (2013). The book also includes new texts, as it is being published in connection with the Renewable Futures conference and Data Drift exhibition in Riga Oct 8–10, 2015.
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