[NetBehaviour] New book! Frankenstein Reanimated
Helen Varley Jamieson
helen at creative-catalyst.com
Mon Jul 4 00:36:30 CEST 2022
i will! looking forward to diving into it 😁 & great that it has helped
get you through!
On 02.07.22 17:42, marc.garrett via NetBehaviour wrote:
> Hi Helen,
> Thank you,
> When I was in hospital for over two weeks, depressed because bogged
> down with what was yet another symptom caused by the cancer treatment,
> getting an early copy of the book pulled my through the bleakness of
> it all and cheered me up. In fact, I read it twice. Please get
> yourself a copy if you can, because you'll enjoy it's dedication to
> art and life and attention to critical contexts.
> Wishing you well
> DR Marc Garrett | Exploring Class in Post-digital Cultures and making
> art real - https://marcgarrett.org/
> Furtherfield | Disrupts & democratises art and technology through
> exhibitions, labs & debate for deep exploration, free tools & open
> thinking. http://www.furtherfield.org
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> On Saturday, July 2nd, 2022 at 10:42, Helen Varley Jamieson
> <helen at creative-catalyst.com> wrote:
>> congratulations marc & all contributors! looks great :)
>> On 01.07.22 13:10, marc.garrett via NetBehaviour wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> It has been a long time since I've been on this list and it's with a
>>> great joy to be back sharing with you a publication close to my heart.
>>> Please support it and buy it, it includes some brilliant contributions.
>>> Frankenstein Reanimated: Creation & Technology in the 21st Century.
>>> Marc Garrett, Yiannis Colakides (Eds.)
>>> Publisher: Torque Editions
>>> Contributors: Alexia Achilleos, Zach Blas, Frances A. Chiu, Ami
>>> Clarke, Régine Debatty, Mary Flanagan, Carla Gannis, Lynn Hershman
>>> Leeson, Srecko Horvat, Salvatore Iaconesi, Olga Kopenkina, Marinos
>>> Koutsomichalis, Shu Lea Cheang, Gretta Louw, Joana Moll, Laura Netz,
>>> Eryk Salvaggio, Devon Schiller, Guido Segni, Gregory Sholette,
>>> Karolina Sobecka, Alan Sondheim, Michael Szpakowski, Eugenio
>>> Tisselli, Ruben Verwaal, Paul Vanouse.
>>> Frankenstein Reanimated is a book for our strange times. Bang-up to
>>> date it includes essays and artworks that engage with the Covid-19
>>> pandemic, through to weird new imaginings of human-machine hybrids.
>>> A striking cover with flaps displays a triptych by artist Carla
>>> Gannis, a bespoke narrow format, and over 100 illustrations inside
>>> make this an attractive book for a wide range of audiences. The book
>>> includes full-colour illustrations and is designed by Mark Simmonds,
>>> who has designed previous Torque Editions publications and books for
>>> Tate Liverpool and the Baltimore Museum of Art.
>>> Mary Shelley’s classic gothic horror and science fiction novel
>>> Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus has inspired millions since
>>> it was published in 1818. Today, we are witness to many different
>>> horrors and phantoms of our own creation. Chronic wealth and health
>>> inequalities, climate change, democratic collapse, and the spectre
>>> of the nuclear apocalypse are among the diffuse, monstrous products
>>> of our “advanced” technological moment. Frankenstein Reanimated
>>> presents a dynamic collection of artworks, essays, and
>>> conversations, addressing surveillance, biohacking, viruses,
>>> colonialism, digital culture, and more. It retraces and
>>> contextualises three international art exhibitions exploring themes
>>> within Frankenstein, and speculates on what Mary Shelley would think
>>> about the world today. Collectively, the book offers a lens through
>>> which to look at our current situation, and how art practices shape,
>>> and are shaped by, contemporary society.
>>> “This collection shines a light on artists as critically engaged
>>> citizens providing a kaleidoscopic view of our unevenly distributed
>>> future. These are the Frankensteins we need!” — Felix Stalder,
>>> Zurich, University of the Arts.
>>> “Frankenstein Reanimated is an important record of some incredible
>>> artists working today, who both dismantle and rebuild our
>>> contemporary technological systems, profoundly reimagining
>>> everything from facial recognition to AI, 3D printing to virtual
>>> gaming environments.” — Sarah Cook, University of Glasgow.
>>> The book will be launched at events, book outlets, art spaces and
>>> galleries in Germany, Spain, Cyprus, Switzerland and the UK, and
>>> other places still are to be confirmed.
>>> Published by Torque Editions
>>> Distributors - Turnaround (UK) / Motto (DE)
>>> Buy on Motto - https://bit.ly/3QgxSqO
>>> Buy on Amazon - https://amzn.to/3y5z4oF
>>> RRP - £15/€18
>>> Preface & Intro
>>> Download PDF - https://bit.ly/3y5z73P
>>> Wishing you well
>>> DR Marc Garrett | Exploring Class in Post-digital Cultures and
>>> making art real - https://marcgarrett.org/
>>> Furtherfield | Disrupts & democratises art and technology through
>>> exhibitions, labs & debate for deep exploration, free tools & open
>>> thinking. http://www.furtherfield.org
>>> DECAL | Decentralised Arts Lab is an art, blockchain & web 3.0
>>> technologies research hub for fairer, more dynamic & connected
>>> cultural ecologies & economies now - http://decal.is/
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