Rosa Menkman: The Glitch Moment(um) (2011)

13 March 2012, dusan

In this book, Rosa Menkman brings in early information theorists not usually encountered in glitch’s theoretical foundations to refine a signal and informational vocabulary appropriate to glitch’s technological moment(um) and orientations. The book makes sense of recent glitch art and culture: technically, culturally, critically, aesthetically and finally as a genre.

The glitch takes on a different form in relation to noise, failure or the accident. It transitions between artifact and filter; between radical breakages and commodification processes. Menkman shows how we need to be clearer about the relationship between the technical and cultural dimensions of glitch culture. Honing in on the specificities of glitch artifacts within this broader perspective makes it possible to think through some of the more interesting implications of glitched media experience. Using a critical media aesthetic orientation, Menkman addresses the ongoing definitional tensions, paradoxes, and debates that any notion of glitch art as a genre must negotiate, rather than elude.

Publisher Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam, 2011
Network Notebooks 04
ISBN: 978-90-816021-6-7
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License
70 pages


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GLI.TC/H 20111 Reader[r0r] (2012)

10 March 2012, dusan

A selection of texts from authors and artists about digital decay, signal interruption, system collapse, and failure.

GLI.TC/H is a physical and virtual assembly of artists, hackers, moshers, dirty mediators, noise makers, circuit benders, p/h/i/l/o/s/o/p/h/e/r/s, and those who find wonder in that which others call broken.

GLI.TC/H is an annual international noise && [dirty] new-media event/conference/symposium/festival/gathering for makers and breakers.

With contributions by Tom McCormack, Curt Cloninger, Jon Satrom, Nick Briz, Rosa Menkman, Iman Moradi, Hannah Piper Burns, Evan Meaney, Channel TWo, Mez, Jon Cates, Matthew Fuller, JODI, Alexander Galloway, A Bill Miller, Laimonas Zakas, Iman Moradi

Editors: Nick Briz, Evan Meaney, Rosa Menkman, William Robertson, Jon Satrom, Jessica Westbrook
Publisher: Unsorted Books, February 2012
ISBN: 978-4-9905200-1-4
Copy<it>right license, copying/sharing is encouraged/appreciated
61 pages

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