James Bridle re: the New Aesthetic and its Politics

The New Aesthetic is not superficial, it is not concerned with beauty or surface texture. It is deeply engaged with the politics and politicisation of networked technology, and seeks to explore, catalogue, categorise, connect and interrogate these things. Where many seem to read only incoherence and illegibility, the New Aesthetic articulates the deep coherence and multiplicity of connections and influences of the network itself“…

For more info re: the New Aesthetic read Andrew Blum’s recent profile for Vanity Fair.

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