[ExI] Post-contemporary art and Cognitive strategies

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Sat Jun 2 22:08:49 UTC 2007

At 03:54 PM 6/2/2007 -0500, Natasha wrote:

>Can anyone translate this statement by António 
>Cerveira Pinto  into plain speech?
>"What I meant by "cognitive issues" is not 
>related so much with "cognitive processes" as to 
>"cognitive environments". That is: BioArt (which 
>is just a provisional safe expression to deal 
>with a much open field -- cognitive arts --) 
>will not go back to typical modern/contemporary 
>de-constructivist strategies as long as it keeps 
>close to cognitive strategies, either performed 
>by humans alone, or by humans assisted by 
>nanobots, computational networks and so on. What 
>I mean by "cognitive" in relation to art is the 
>need that post-contemporary art keep in mind 
>that the new techne that post-contemporary is a 
>part of, cannot runway from knowledge and cognitive strategies anymore."

"Pull your head out of your ass and think a bit."

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