In these collections, various authors and artists from different disciplines are brought together around a current sociocultural theme. Producing part of each book in interview form allows us to play an explicitly active role in generating cross-fertilization between relevant disciplines – in which there is often little awareness of what is being done elsewhere around the same theme – so that new ideas can arise.
'Giving and Taking, Antidotes to a Culture of Greed' is a collected effort to establish the significance of the so-called non-pecuniary value of art and society. In the broadest sense of these terms: what is art about and after?
The Politics of The Impure is an explicit attempt to create a new creation myth – one of a wilderness that is not pure but technological.
Collection of essays on the merging of the biological with the technological.
"Feelings Are Always Local" analyzes the ways in which networks organize, expand and rearrange themselves from the inside out.
"Machine Times" is a collection of essays, interviews and art projects that explores the relationship between time and technology in the context of art, science and philosophy.
"Interact or Die!" contains a series of interviews with leading biologists in the field of evolutionary developmental biology (“evo-devo”), with architects and art historians in the field of bioconstructivism.
"Vital Beauty: Reclaiming Aesthetics in the Tangle of Technology and Nature" focuses on the question of how the age-old notion of beauty can have a meaning fit for the 21st century.
"Interfacing Realities" in the form of a hypertext on paper covers the mid-1990s questions about the Internet’s ontological status.
"TransUrbanism" is a collection of essays and interviews about urbanism in a time of global transformation of the city itself.
Collection of essays stating that the concept of “accident” contains not just the idea that each machine carries its particular form of disaster but also the suggestion that the old distinction between timeless form and time-dependent processes is becoming increasingly unclear.
In "Book for the Unstable Media" artists and scientists involved in media art ask themselves the question of how to deal with the hegemony of technology in art and society.
Collection of essays from all kinds of disciplines that study archives in a paleontological, cultural, political, sociological, historical, neurological or artistic context.