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Valentinas Klimašauskas - Telebodies
A strange hybrid of Teletubbies and Videodrome in the age of algorithms, Telebodies is a techno-somatic, multifaceted endeavor referring to the ever-growing entanglement of our bodies with epistemic, cybernetic, and kinetic materialities.
The book offers an alternative art history in the near-present of automation and disinformation, portraying a Central Eastern Europe populated by speculative cultural producers.
Written in collaboration with a cloud-based typing assistant with "main character syndrome," the text can also be interpreted as an academic novel about the doctoral research of an overcaffeinated generation with slight attention deficit disorder, or processed as a speculative script for (im)possible collaborations with AI or machine-based personalities to come. It is also an attempt to write a practice-based fine-arts PhD thesis at the Vilnius Academy of Arts.
Valentinas Klimašauskas (born 1977, lives and works in Vilnius, Lithuania) is a curator and writer.
published in March 2024
English edition
17,6 x 25 (softcover)
198 pages (ill.)
ISBN : 978-88-6749-616-7
EAN : 9788867496167
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