The Philosophy of Digital Art

[New Entry by Katherine Thomson-Jones on February 23, 2015.] First and foremost, the philosophy of digital art is the study of the nature and appreciative grounds of all those kinds of art whose
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[New Entry by Katherine Thomson-Jones on February 23, 2015.] First and foremost, the philosophy of digital art is the study of the nature and appreciative grounds of all those kinds of art whose production and presentation crucially involves computer processing. This first-order inquiry cannot proceed without acknowledgment of claims made by media and cultural theorists, art theorists and art audiences, concerning the way digital image- and sound-making technologies are fundamentally changing our understanding of art, representation, and perceptual experience. These claims suggest that the "digital condition" induces a loss of trust in the...

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