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Critique and the Digital

 - Critique and the Digital
Perspectives on the alteration of the conditions of critique and critical practices within the digital world.
In this volume the editors gather diverse perspectives on one agreed-upon condition: that the computational power of today's world has fundamentally transformed all aspects of this very world. This requires the investigation and questioning not only of the possible sites of critique but also of the concept of critique as such.
If there used to be a critical subject constituted in the cultural techniques of modernity, and if digitality, as a condition, indicates itself as a product of modernity while at the same time somehow being its very ending, what are the determinable ramifications? Digitality severely alters the critical subject and its spatio-temporal relations, and therefore interferes with its potentiality to be a critical subject. The authors of this volume therefore do not proclaim a crisis of critique, but rather ask how and what critique in the digital might be, to then look at specific settings of critique and critical practices.
Edited by Erich Hörl, Nelly Y. Pinkrah, Lotte Warnsholdt.
Texts by Clemens Apprich, Timon Beyes, Mark Hansen, Erich Hörl, Holger Kuhn, Luciana Parisi, Ying Sze Pek, Claus Pias, Nelly Y. Pinkrah, Judith Sieber, Lotte Warnsholdt.
published in December 2020
English edition
12 x 20 cm (softcover)
320 pages (b/w ill.)
ISBN : 978-3-03580-242-9
EAN : 9783035802429
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