November 2006 on -empyre- soft-skinned space:
THE WORK OF ART IN THE AGE OF A NOISELESS WORLD
Please join Michelle Kasprzak (UK), Hamed Taheri (DE), Miguel Leal (PT), Maria Moreira (BR), and Johannes Birringer (UK)
Seventy years ago, Walter Benjamin wrote his insightful essay on the impact of technical reproducibility of art on the way we perceive, receive and understand the concept of art in itself. Few articles have had such a lasting impact on debates about the relations among technology, art works, perception and culture as Benjamin's masterpiece.