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Cybernetics Revisited / IMAC2012 Expanded Proceedings LEA Call for Papers

  • Deadline:
    Aug. 31, 2012, 11:59 p.m.

Cybernetics Revisited – Towards A Third Order?, Leonardo Electronic Almanac

Senior Editors for this volume: Lanfranco Aceti and Morten Søndergaard.

Von Foerster coined the idea of a ‘cybernetics of cybernetics’ as a way to analyze the control of control and the (set-up of) communication of communication(-systems). The question is if a ‘third order’ cybernetics is emerging… and, if so, what would it entail?

Paper Proposals dealing with one or more of the following subjects within this conceptual framing will be welcome:

(Norbert) Wiener Classic
Cybernetics, art and politics
Interactive media art – towards a ‘third order’?

Deadline for 500 word abstract August 31, 2012