Techno Trans-nationalism

By Pauline de Souza.

Published by The Arts Collection

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In experiencing the world, globally, via satellites and sensors, how do artists respond to this techno trans-national environment? Collaboration in this new environment for art is a key aspect of such techno-connectivity. Techno trans-nationalism is expressed in every lag, pixilation, layering of software within communication technologies and its tools; tools that can be used for collaborative, creative and performative art practice. Here one must account, also for human distraction, delayed response and miscommunication. Such disjointed elements can also become incorporated into the technology as human ingenuity. This paper addresses the implementation of and opportunities regarding issues of distribution and the effect this can have on internet art practice.

Keywords: Techno Transnationalsim, Distribution, Wireless and Digital Signal Processing, Open Source, Peer-to-peer

International Journal of the Arts in Society, Volume 4, Issue 2, pp.411-422. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 2.653MB).

Pauline de Souza

Programme Leader, Visual Theories Department, University of East London., London, UK

Pauline de Souza is a Director of Diversity Art Forum that has supported a number of projects-the First International Video Exhibition in Valenica and Underconstruction (Lisbon).

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