[ExI] Post-contemporary art and Cognitive strategies
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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