[artinfo] Marshall McLuhan and Vilém Flusser's Communication and Aesthetic Theories Revisited

Melentie Pandilovski melentie at gmail.com
Wed Nov 4 13:04:36 CET 2015

Video Pool Media Arts Centre is excited to announce the launch of

"Marshall McLuhan and Vilém Flusser's 
Communication and Aesthetic Theories Revisited"

Video Pool Media Arts Centre is proud to present the launch of the
book "Marshall McLuhan and Vilém Flusser's Communication and Aesthetic
Theories Revisited". This scholarly book of academic analyses and
artists' position papers represents the proceedings of the
international conference of the same name convened by Dr. Melentie
Pandilovski in 2012. This book includes discussions McLuhan and
Flusser's influence on media and communication theory as it applies to
contemporary and new media art, film, philosophy and politics, and
this book would be of immediate interest to readers and researchers
interestested in: distributed consciousness and telematics; cinema and
causality; collective evolution; media and theology; digital culture;
Occupy Wall Street and other political movements; cybernetics;
contemporary technological art; the ideologies of clinical practice;
asemic writing; institutional critique and many other topics.


DR. BARBARA RAUCH: Antenna Methods
CLINT ENNS: Charting the Montage: The Roots of Algorithmic Cinema
DR. DAN MELLAMPHY: Between Beckett and Bec: The 
Mètic Hexis and Flusserian Flux of Vampyroteuthis 
CALDERÓN ZACAULA: A Flusserian Approach to the 
Compound Visual Interface: the Limits of the 
Technical Image
Dr. MELENTIE PANDILOVSKI: The Shifting Platform of Media
MONIKA VREâAR: Art in the New Media Environment: Change versus Novelty
DR. PAUL LEVINSON: Occupy Wall Street in the Global Village
DR. PETER SCHWENGER: Asemic Writing: Backwards Into the Future
PROF. PHILIP POCOCK: Vilém Flusser and Marshall 
McLuhan - Matrix and Wave: Toward a Quantum 
Theory of Media
DR. POLONA TRATNIK: Observing - Knowing - 
Mediating: The Body as World to Explore
DR. RICHARD CAVELL, Mechanical Brides and Vampire Squids
ROY ASCOTT: Flusser's Dread and McLuhan's Dream
SCOTT BILLINGS: Giacometti's Foot: Automobility and Cinematic Causality
DR. SIMONE MAHRENHOLZ "We Do Not Make Gestures, 
We are Gesticulations of the Environment" - 
Flusser's Aesthetico-Logical Critique of 
Contemporary Epistemology
DR. STEPHEN CROCKER: Sense and Common Sense in McLuhan
TOM KOHUT: Electronic.Technical.Digital: The Ontology of the Digital Image

Artists presented in the anthology: Richard 
Altman, Manuel Chantre, Lei Cox, Andrew Milne, 
Doug Smith.

McLuhan's Wake (2003) and Vilém Flusser: "We 
Shall Survive in the Memories of Others" (2010),
Video Pool Meets McLuhan and Flusser (Clint Enns, 
Erika MacPherson, Freya Björg Olafson, Heidi
Phillips, Sandee Moore, Michael Stecky, Aaron Zeghers, Collin Zipp)

Dr. Melentie Pandilovski
Video Pool
Suite 221
100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Canada R3B 1H3
204-949-9134 ex 7
vpdirector at videopool.org

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