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Body and Technology

PAST AND PRESENT

By Rosario Gómez
Inferno of Abbess Herrad Von LandsbergThis part of the blog aims to be a brief introduction to the problem of the representation of the body and its relationship with technology.
Historically there is a permanent relationship in the representations of art between the body and technology, we see the primitive schematic representations of human figures carrying spears or flakes or any other type of instrument, the representations of Greek mythology that tell us about an Icarus with wings of wax, or Pygmalion elaborating to Galatea, creature to which the gods have just given life and that is shown as antecedent of the idea of ​​Frankenstein and even of the current relation man technology as an element in which to prolong us. Also the witches mounted on their broom show an artistic representation of the body with technology and numerous representations of struggles not only on the physical plane, but in the spiritual, are solved with technological elements such as swords and shields.
 

Techno-Anthropic Art

Rosario Gomez
This section on Culture and Technology tries to help to elucidate, briefly, how artistic concepts evolve from the avant-garde ruptures and the subsequent immersion in the digital era, to our time in which the concepts of interdisciplinarity, interactivity, virtuality, artificial life, big dating ..., have been imposed on the various artistic trends.

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Art and New Technologies

By Rosario Gómez
RELATIONS ART AND SCIENCE
From Impressionist art, the influence of science and its discoveries on the representation of light is mentioned. In the first avant-gardes and the advance of psychoanalysis, examples of subjective time that include the drives of the unconscious and that artists have embodied in movements as prolific as surrealism and action painting among others are shown in art. In postmodernism art can be spoken of nodal intersections between the concept of time of duration and functional time, both artistic and technological as well as advertising. This crossing, intensely marks some of the most interesting art developments of our time. The artistic advances, entail the opening to the interdisciplinarity.

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Man-Machine interaction

A HISTORICAL APPROACH OF THE BEGINNINGS

According to Paul Virilio one of the most perceptible consequences of technology and, in particular, of speed, is the have changed the world view, and in this section, I enter into some considerations that have been interesting to me because they question us how the roles of the work and the artist have evolved in relation to the new media.

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PHOTOBOOKS

PHOTOBOOKS

Different experimental dynamics collected in photobooks.
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In the photobooks section you will also find some books of myorists.
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Some infographics acquire a pictorial character and become photopints.
TRAVEL AND REPORTS

TRAVEL AND REPORTS

Personal photographs of different trips over time