Monday, September 05, 2005

subRosa and the social implications of virtual aesthetics

In "Considerations of the Corporeal," Juliet Davis (Intellegent Agent, vol 5, no 1) discusses the work of subRosa and the tensions between an aesthetics based on a phenomonological orientation and one based on a social conception of the body. Careful not to separate bodily knowledge from the social realm, Davis looks at artists' works that reveal the limitation of the senses in VR realms, as well as the problematics of an aesthetics based on deception. She makes explicit reference to subRosa's U-Gen-A-Chix performance that was part of YOUgenics2.0 at SW Missouri State University.

posted by ryan griffis  # 8:38 PM

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