Tag: VR

Representation, Enaction, and the Ethics of Simulation


Do violent games train us for violence? Drawing on social psychology and cognitive science, Simon Penny examines the “ethics of simulation.”

The Domestic as Virtual Reality: Reflections on NetArt and Postfeminism


Jess Loseby on “cyber-domestic” aesthetics.

From Virtual Reality to Phantomatics and Back


Paisley Livingston on Stanislaw Lem and the history and philosphy of Virtual Reality.

Simon Penny responds in turn


Simon Penny recalls that the origins of the human-computer interface, politicized by a military heritage, are now explored by artist-enigineers who chaperone fragmentation and dissent.

Diane Gromala’s response (excerpt)


Cyberpractitioner Diane Gromala celebrates virtual immersion’s unsteady body-knowledge.

Manuel DeLanda's Art of Assembly


Aaron Pease reviews Manual DeLanda’s philosophy of the virtual.