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Art in the Age of Technoscience: Genetic Engineering, Robotics, and Artificial Life in Contemporary Art Paperback – September 29, 2009

ISBN-13: 978-3211781609 ISBN-10: 3211781609 Edition: 1st

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 422 pages
  • Publisher: Springer Vienna Architecture; 1 edition (September 29, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3211781609
  • ISBN-13: 978-3211781609
  • Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 6.4 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.4 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,651,642 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Book Description

Comprehensive survey of works of art emanating from the laboratories of the life sciences

About the Author

Ingeborg Reichle (1970) studied art history, archaeology, sociology, and philosophy in Freiburg i. Br., London, and Hamburg. She holds an MA in Art History from the University of Hamburg and received her PhD from the Humboldt University in Berlin in spring 2004. From 1998 till 2003, she was active as research fellow in the Art History Department at the Humboldt University in Berlin, and taught courses in new media art as well as courses about the interplay between art and science. While at Humboldt University she was also involved in the practical application of electronics through the use of computers and new media in art historical work, such as distant-learning projects, developing relevant Internet resources, web constructions, and image data bases (Prometheus). Her doctoral dissertation, which explored art, artificial life, and biotechnology in the age of technoscience, was published in 2005 by Springer: "Kunst aus dem Labor. Zum Verhältnis von Kunst und Wissenschaft im Zeitalter der Technoscience" Vienna/New York 2005. Since 2005 she lectures at the Hermann von Helmholtz Zentrum für Kulturtechnik at the Humboldt University in Berlin, and is currently research fellow at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Berlin in the interdisciplinary research group "The World as Image".

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