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notthisbody: Becoming Infosynaesthetic

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Some thoughts on the New Aesthetic.

A few days ago Bruce Sterling posted an "Essay on the New Aesthetic", summing up his most recent thoughts after a panel at SXSW, similarly titled "The New Aesthetic - Seeing like digital devices". The focal point of definition for this New Aesthetic is well documented and a gestalt emerges quite quickly on the New Aesthetic tumblr, a juxtaposition of quotes, images, sensations, videos highlighting myriad examples of that which its curators are recognizing is already happening.

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Exploring the 'Middle' in a Soft Matter through Artistic Manifestations
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Staalplaat Soundsystem and the book that's also a paper turntable and a music instrument - we make money not art

Staalplaat Soundsystem and the book that's also a paper turntable and a music instrument - we make money not art | The Aesthetic Ground | Scoop.it
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DIYsect. A series about the DIY Biology & Biology-Art intersection - we make money not art

DIYsect. A series about the DIY Biology & Biology-Art intersection - we make money not art | The Aesthetic Ground | Scoop.it
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Surprisingly Beautiful Album Art Is Illustrated With Human Skin

Surprisingly Beautiful Album Art Is Illustrated With Human Skin | The Aesthetic Ground | Scoop.it
London-based artist Ghostpoet used microscopic images of own skin biopsy to create abstract art.
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Nature’s library of Platonic forms – Andreas Wagner – Aeon

Nature’s library of Platonic forms – Andreas Wagner – Aeon | The Aesthetic Ground | Scoop.it
It seemed Darwin had banished biological essences – yet evolution would fail without nature’s library of Platonic forms
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Copie Copains Club, a community of artists who copy each other - we make money not art

Copie Copains Club, a community of artists who copy each other - we make money not art | The Aesthetic Ground | Scoop.it
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Weekend Projects - TRS Drawbot - YouTube

Weekend Projects - TRS Drawbot - YouTube | The Aesthetic Ground | Scoop.it
Complete instructions for this episode of Weekend Projects can be found at http://makezine.com/projects/trs-drawbot/ Use two servo motors in combination with...
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Synapse

Synapse | The Aesthetic Ground | Scoop.it
Synapse is a multi-material 3d-printed wearable piece that moves and changes shape in response to the activities of the brain.
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Think on: Banksy's tour of a ruined Gaza

Think on: Banksy's tour of a ruined Gaza | The Aesthetic Ground | Scoop.it
The street artist, who previously created works on the wall of the West Bank, has made a series of new paintings across ruins in Palestine
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BitchCoin: A New Cryptocurrency for Buying Art and Investing in the Artist | WIRED

BitchCoin: A New Cryptocurrency for Buying Art and Investing in the Artist | WIRED | The Aesthetic Ground | Scoop.it
What would happen if you were to invest in the artist instead of the art itself?

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A 'mild kind of activism.' Interview with Karl Philips - we make money not art

A 'mild kind of activism.' Interview with Karl Philips - we make money not art | The Aesthetic Ground | Scoop.it
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This Machine Guides Your Hand to Teach You How to Draw | WIRED

This Machine Guides Your Hand to Teach You How to Draw | WIRED | The Aesthetic Ground | Scoop.it
Good news for people without natural born talent: You don’t need it.
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Hot Damn, This Concert Is Straight Out of the Future | WIRED

Hot Damn, This Concert Is Straight Out of the Future | WIRED | The Aesthetic Ground | Scoop.it
A delirious vision of the concert of the future.
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The Dichotomous Border

Aim Deuelle Luski Horizontal Photography Curator: Ariella Azoulay Film Production: Nimrod Alexander Gershoni MOBY, Bat Yam Museum for Contemporary Art. Chief Curator:…
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Introducing the Artiphon INSTRUMENT 1 - YouTube

Introducing the Artiphon INSTRUMENT 1 - YouTube | The Aesthetic Ground | Scoop.it
Strum a guitar, bow a violin, tap a piano, loop a beat – on a single instrument. An intuitive way to create music and play any sound. Klink: http://adf.ly/16...
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Huxley to Orwell: My Hellish Vision of the Future is Better Than Yours (1949)

Huxley to Orwell: My Hellish Vision of the Future is Better Than Yours (1949) | The Aesthetic Ground | Scoop.it
In 1949, George Orwell received a curious letter from his former high school French teacher.

Orwell had just published his groundbreaking book Nineteen Eighty-Four, which received glowing reviews from just about every corner of the English-speaking world.
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Watch Robots Carve a Modern Michelangelo Masterpiece | The Creators Project

Watch Robots Carve a Modern Michelangelo Masterpiece | The Creators Project | The Aesthetic Ground | Scoop.it
In 'Captives #B04' Quayola uses computational processes to re-form unfinished Renaissance sculpture.

Via Alessio Erioli
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PIGS, structures of surveillance, metabolic landscape, a quiet USA, etc. My favourite photo books of the moment - we make money not art

PIGS, structures of surveillance, metabolic landscape, a quiet USA, etc. My favourite photo books of the moment - we make money not art | The Aesthetic Ground | Scoop.it
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Wellcome Image Awards showcase breathtaking shots of life, death, and science up close

Wellcome Image Awards showcase breathtaking shots of life, death, and science up close | The Aesthetic Ground | Scoop.it
Most wouldn't go looking for magnified cat tongues, sheep stomachs, or parasitoid wasps in a search for gorgeous imagery. But as the finalists for the 2015 Wellcome Image Awards show, these things can be breathtakingly beautiful.
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Creative AI: Software writing software and the broader challenges of computational creativity

Creative AI: Software writing software and the broader challenges of computational creativity | The Aesthetic Ground | Scoop.it
In this final part of our deep dive into the world of computational creativity, we turn to the underlying ideas and challenges that face the field as a whole as researchers grapple with questions ...
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10 Japanese Contemporary Artists Who Are Revolutionising Art

10 Japanese Contemporary Artists Who Are Revolutionising Art | The Aesthetic Ground | Scoop.it
We profile 10 revolutionary artists from Japan, from creatives experimenting with digital art to high-tech sculptors.
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Disnovation, an inquiry into the mechanics and rhetoric of innovation - we make money not art

Disnovation, an inquiry into the mechanics and rhetoric of innovation - we make money not art | The Aesthetic Ground | Scoop.it
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