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Time and the Digital: Connecting Technology, Aesthetics, and a Process Philosophy of Time
by Timothy Scott Barker
Dartmouth College Press, 2012
Cloth: 978-1-61168-299-1 | eISBN: 978-1-61168-301-1 | Paper: 978-1-61168-300-4
Library of Congress Classification QA76.9.H85B357 2012
Dewey Decimal Classification 004.019

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
Eschewing the traditional focus on object/viewer spatial relationships, Timothy Scott Barker’s Time and the Digital stresses the role of the temporal in digital art and media. The connectivity of contemporary digital interfaces has not only expanded the relationships between once separate spaces but has increased the complexity of the temporal in nearly unimagined ways. Invoking the process philosophy of Whitehead and Deleuze, Barker strives for nothing less than a new philosophy of time in digital encounters, aesthetics, and interactivity. Of interest to scholars in the fields of art and media theory and philosophy of technology, as well as new media artists, this study contributes to an understanding of the new temporal experiences emergent in our interactions with digital technologies.

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