Tag: cognitive

Tech-TOC: Complex Temporalities in Living and Technical Beings


Katherine Hayles uses Steve Tomasula’s multimodal TOC for a significant engagement with the temporal processuality of complex technical beings. Drawing on Bergon’s “duration” and its elaboration in recent theories of technicity and consciousness, Hayles explores the complex temporal enfoldings of living and technical beings, showing that Tomasula’s new media novel narrates and materially embodies such assemblages.

a Joseph McElroy festschrift


Andrew Walser introduces a gathering of essays on and by the novelist Joseph McElroy.

A Poetry of Noesis


On Joseph McElroy’s Fiction as a lifelong, dramatic investigation of noesis - that abstract but
evocative concept rooted in Platonic idealism and redefined(through Phenomenology) as
those ineluctable acts of consciousness that constitute reality.

To Be Both in Touch and in Control


Stephanie Strickland unravels the crochet of categorizations used to contain data, and explores the texture and topography of a hypertext poetics.

Dali Clocks: Time Dimensions of Hypermedia


Stephanie Strickland investigates an epistemological shift in web-specific art and literature, from an understanding that is less about structure and more about resonance.

The Language of Music and Sound


Against the notion that music is the most abstract of art forms, Olivia Block thinks of music as a language with its own vocabulary of sounds, patterns, rhythms, notes. On the day of a performance in Kyoto, Japan, these reflections alter Block’s sense of her own language, English, deconstructed by Japanese advertisements, tee-shirts, “American” candy-bar wrappers, and text-cell phones.