Saturday, 3 January 2015

The Anthrobscene

This blog was originally used as the work blog of material related to the What is Media Archaeology?-book project. However, I wanted to briefly post the link to the recently published The Anthrobscene-publication: a short-ebook that works as a single or a preview of the forthcoming A Geology of Media.

The Anthrobscene does touch on some media archaeological theory too. It starts from a reading of Zielinski's notion of deep time of the media and the geological concepts that Zielinski uses to outline his methodology. I however offer then an alternative deep time that goes into geological time scales and depths, which are not however removed from a critique of the contemporary notions of (im)materiality of media.

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