virtual image culture

bibliography on the virtual:  image,  culture
Virtual Art: From Illusion to Immersion
By Oliver Grau, Gloria Custance
[available at harrow lrc 751.7401 GRA]

Coming of Age in Second Life: An Anthropologist Explores the Virtually Human
By Tom Boellstorff
Published by Princeton University Press, 2008

The Subject and Scope of This Inquiry: Arrivals and departures—Everyday Second Life—Terms of discussion—The emergence of virtual worlds—The posthuman and the human—What this, a book, does.

Prehistories of the virtual–Histories of virtual technology–A personal virtual history–Histories of virtual worlds–Histories of cybersociality research–Techne.

How We Became Posthuman by N. Katherine Hayles, published by the University of Chicago Press. ©1999

Excerpts from pages xi-xiv


About paula roush

I am a Lisbon-born artist based in London, UK. I am the founder of msdm, a platform for art practices that are mobile-strategies-[of]-display-[and]- mediation. It is a platform for both individual and collaborative work, shown in the context of exhibitions, publications, conferences and teaching/seminars. I work with photography, archives, found material and performance through editing strategies that investigate notions of authorship, authenticity, history and memory. I am interested in publishing as artists’ practice and as platform to explore the intersections between the roles of artist, editor and curator. My current projects look at ideas of (re) production in the work of art, resulting in publications in several formats that encompass the hand-made, the print on demand and the ebook.
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