Towards an Ecosophical Praxis of New Media Space Design
ABSTRACT: We live under the enduring shadow of ecological crisis. Contemporary theorists have suggested that this ‘problem of ecology’ indicates a more general crisis of human subjectivity. Having observed much new media art praxis operates largely without awareness of the ecological implications of those practices I began developing new processes for conceptualising and developing media art works which I termed ‘Ecosophical’. My objective was to discover whether such works could be used to create contexts within which participants might reflect upon connections between the ‘problem of ecology’ and the proposed problem of human subjectivity.
PRESENTED FOR: DAC 2003, Melbourne, Australia.
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Armstrong, Keith M. (2003) Towards an Ecosophical Praxis of New Media Space Design. In Proceedings Digital Arts and Culture (DAC) 2003 - Fifth International Digital Arts and Culture Conference: Streaming Worlds for Globally Networked Communities, RMIT University, Storey Hall, Melbourne, Australia.