Jussi Parikka – Media Garbology or why Dead Media Means Dead Nature

Media Archeology

  • nostalgia – abandonware – vinyl listening parties
  • generational –
  • history of commodity form – objects intermingling with dream worlds
  • Abbie Warburgs
  • Erkki Hultammo – Siegfried Zielinski
    • Media times
    • Paleur ontological – geological metaphor
  • Kittler 
    • Foucault of the Digital Age
    • Tate 2008 Kittler with Rolling Stones
  • remediation – thinking about the new through the old
  • obsolete media
  • planned obsolescence – media garbology – ecological phenomena
  • Digital Rubbish – A Natural History of Electronics – Jennifer Dabrys
    • An expansion of the notion of time
      • Going inside the machine
      • Expanding notions of
  • Bernhard Siegert
    • Aesthetics is a science who’s primary reality is signals (symbols)
    • Herman von Helmholtz
  • The 4th Floor of Berlin VonHumbolt
    • Media Archeology Archive
    • Epistemological Toys – the usability of things as toys
    • Epistemological toys – media are epistemological frameworks – incorporate
    • Wolfgang Ernst
    • Worlgang Hagen (homepage) – you can read a whole Foucauldian genealogy into an object of technology
  • Theory can be taught in ways that approach artistic practice
  • lowtech.org – redundant materials – access space – rescuing from trash
  • Deadmedia research versus zombie media

Garbology

  • Residue materialities of un-useability
  • Second level economy in reclaiming of material mining…
  • Data carvery & Crystallisation
    • Howse
    • how a sledge hammer and a bunch of chemicals might do the
    • “daily data sediments” sonified – 
      • jussi: “not very aesthetically pleasing”
    • present pathologies of crystallisation
  • capital, material, computer
  • ecology of subjectivity – Guittar

data, capture of data, privatisation of data, obsolescence…

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