TEXTE ZUR KUNST NO. 98 MEDIA
Published by TEXTE ZUR KUNST (2015)
Going beyond discussions of post-Net production in the digital realm, this issue invites in the ghost of Friedrich Kittler to address ‘media’ via the nexus of its fraught theoretical legacy – ’90s techno-determinism versus the biopolitical forces of capital in the social field. What if, rather than writing a social history of media, we thought through media to read our social sphere? The fallout is recombined here as a framework for engaging, and perhaps upending, contemporary relations of body, class, and power and the devices and cultural techniques by which they are bound.