The Work of Art in the Age of Biocybernetic Reproduction

  title={The Work of Art in the Age of Biocybernetic Reproduction},
  author={William J Mitchell},
  pages={481 - 500}
  • W. Mitchell
  • Published 5 September 2003
  • Art
  • Modernism/modernity
The life of images has taken a decisive turn in our time: the oldest myth about the creation of living images, the fabrication of an intelligent organism by artificial, technical means, has now become a theoretical and practical possibility thanks to new constellations of media at many different levels. The convergence of genetic and computational technologies with new forms of speculative capital has turned cyberspace and biospace, the inner structure of organisms, into frontiers for technical… 

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