Tensions and Convergences

Tensions and Convergences

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This book presents results of an international conference which addressed the interaction of aesthetical and technological dimensions within the formation of contemporary society. The contributions discuss the production of time and space, self and nature, individual and society in the image of technology. They focus on the productive tensions and convergences between aesthetic and technological concepts when implemented in everyday life. The volume contains - among others - texts about technologies of visualisation, the aesthetics of warfare and the design of technological lifeworlds.Late into the twentieth century the same associations and emotional responses were found in German commercial culture in advertisements for Braun shavers, Bosch dishwashers, Rotring pens and other consumer goods. Aesthetic precision anbsp;...

Title:Tensions and Convergences
Author:Reinhard Heil, Andreas Kaminski, Marcus Stippak, Alexander Unger, Marc Ziegler
Publisher:transcript Verlag - 2015-07


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