SKIN AND CODE [DNA #5] by HKW, Daniel Neugebauer

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Title: Skin and Code [DNA #5]
Author(s)/Editor(s): HKW – Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Daniel Neugebauer
Publisher: Spector Books
Pages: 88
Dimentions: 150 x 230 mm
Format: Softcover
Year: 2021
Just as physical violence leaves its marks on the skin, conceptual violence is written into interfaces via algorithms—in the form of biases turned into pixels, as discrimi­nation implanted in memes in secret chat groups. The coding and decoding of body surfaces and interfaces is contingent on a whole host of norms. Yet these are not fixed: rather, they combine to create a matrix of tastes, cultural influences, technical conditions, and physical possibilities. The essays in this volume produce an interdisciplinary noise between surface structures and a selection of cavities: surfaces, skins, and interfaces are injured, gauged, altered, or remedied.

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Weight .185 kg
Dimensions 150 × 230 × 5 mm