BOOKS ON DESIGN THEORY, AESTHETICS AND HISTORY

PUBLISHER
nai010 publishers

BOOK FORMAT
Paperback, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 276 pgs.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Out of stock indefinitely

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: SPRING 2011 p. 106   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9789056627706 TRADE
List Price: $30.00 CDN $35.00

AVAILABILITY
Not available

BROWSE THE 2018 FALL CATALOG

From 'Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin' to 'The Swimming Pool in Photography' to 'Protest: The Aesthetics of Resistance,' with new monographs on Yayoi Kusama, Hilma af Klint, James Turrell and Jack Whitten, and announcing D.A.P. distribution for Glenstone Museum and SPBH Editions.

  

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

Web Aesthetics

How Digital Media Affect Culture and Society

By Vito Campanelli.

The rise of social media and digital networks has been so dizzyingly swift that any cogent appraisal of the aesthetics of the web has, until now, been almost impossible to propose. A much-anticipated book, Web Aesthetics sets aside current debate about digital culture by directly addressing this neglected facet of the discipline. Here, the Italian media theorist and freelance curator Vito Campanelli examines social networks, peer-to-peer networks and our contemporary "remix culture," tracing their cultural precedents and explicating an aesthetics based on digital social exchange, cut-and-paste, the viral dissemination of concepts, the proliferation of digital platforms and other properties of the web. Campanelli's thesis is not primarily concerned with web design, but with the idea of aesthetics as a non-utilitarian element negating the commercial drive of the web. Web Aesthetics therefore proposes a uniting of communication and a rarely espoused ideal of beauty.
Web Aesthetics

FROM THE BOOK
"The proliferation of tools for self-production of media content gives rise to the question: What to fill digital memories with? Most studies of self-production are characterized by a certain degree of pessimism: the most probable result is products that have no meaning outside the individual sphere and the individual archive. After all, since the mass distribution of cameras, have they not been used mainly for the petty, shallow projects of tourists? From this point of view, digital media can contribute nothing new or meaningful, just as photography and cinema, as mass technologies, failed to subvert the dominant reality. The exponential multiplication of sources of digital production has not enriched the world with meaning, it has only made it more complex and perhaps more multilateral. Nevertheless, it is commonly believed that blogs, pirate or street televisions, independent magazines and streaming radio broadcasts are more adequate to report upon contemporary events than official media. If amateur pornography is supported by voyeurism and affordability, it is more difficult to justify amateur works belonging to different genres."

Vito Campanelli, excerpted from Web Aesthetics.

NAI010 INSTITUTE OF NETWORK CULTURES
Nettitudes

NETTITUDES

By Josephine Bosma.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789056628000 | US $32.00

Pub Date: 8/31/2011
Active | Out of stock


Web Aesthetics

WEB AESTHETICS

By Vito Campanelli.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789056627706 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 1/31/2011
Out of stock indefinitely | Not available


Animal Spirits: A Bestiary of the Commons

ANIMAL SPIRITS: A BESTIARY OF THE COMMONS

Text by Matteo Pasquinelli.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789056626631 | US $32.00

Pub Date: 3/1/2009
Out of stock indefinitely | Not available


Delusive Spaces

DELUSIVE SPACES

Text by Eric Kluitenberg.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789056626174 | US $32.50

Pub Date: 4/1/2008
Active | In stock


Organized Networks: Media Theory, Collective Labour, New Institutions

ORGANIZED NETWORKS: MEDIA THEORY, COLLECTIVE LABOUR, NEW INSTITUTIONS

By Ned Rossiter.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789056625269 | US $29.95

Pub Date: 3/1/2007
Active | In stock


OF RELATED INTEREST

Writings On Technology And Culture

WRITINGS ON TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURE

Introduction by Bartomeu Marí.

WITTE DE WITH PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789073362475 | US $15.00

Pub Date: 3/2/2001
Active | Out of stock


Experience: The Media Rat Race

EXPERIENCE: THE MEDIA RAT RACE

Edited by Frits Gierstberg and Bas Vroege. Essays by Timothy Druckrey, Arjen Mulder, Jennifer Cypher, Eric Higgs and Francisco van Jole.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789056622954 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 7/2/2003
Active | In stock


FORTHCOMING AND NEW: DESIGN AND DECORATIVE ARTS

Bauhaus News: Contemporary Remarks

BAUHAUS NEWS: CONTEMPORARY REMARKS

SPECTOR BOOKS/BAUHAUS KOOPERATION BERLIN DESSAU WEIMAR

ISBN: 9783959050579 | US $29.00

Pub Date: 2/1/2015
Active | In stock


Co-Op Principle: Hannes Meyer and the Concept of Collective Design

CO-OP PRINCIPLE: HANNES MEYER AND THE CONCEPT OF COLLECTIVE DESIGN

Edited by Raquel Franklin. Text by Claudia Perren, Astrid Volpert.

SPECTOR BOOKS/STIFTUNG BAUHAUS DESSAU

ISBN: 9783959050104 | US $20.00

Pub Date: 2/1/2016
Active | In stock


In Reserve: The Household!

IN RESERVE: THE HOUSEHOLD!

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783959050913 | US $39.00

Pub Date: 1/9/2016
Active | In stock


Léo Favier: What, You Don't Know Grapus?

LéO FAVIER: WHAT, YOU DON'T KNOW GRAPUS?

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783944669496 | US $25.00

Pub Date: 1/1/2015
Active | In stock


Spector Cut + Paste: #1-4

SPECTOR CUT + PASTE: #1-4

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783944669045 | US $27.00

Pub Date: 9/1/2013
Active | In stock


Design in Question

DESIGN IN QUESTION

Edited by Ruedi Baur.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037782804 | US $28.00

Pub Date: 5/1/2012
Active | In stock


Super Normal

SUPER NORMAL

By Naoto Fukasawa, Jasper Morrison.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037781067 | US $34.95

Pub Date: 4/23/2007
Active | In stock


French Design

FRENCH DESIGN

By Alain Lardet, Anne Bony.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857214092 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 12/26/2012
Active | In stock


Max Bill's View of Things

MAX BILL'S VIEW OF THINGS

Edited by Lars Müller.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783726 | US $49.00

Pub Date: 2/20/2015
Active | In stock


Are We Human? Notes on an Archaeology of Design

ARE WE HUMAN? NOTES ON AN ARCHAEOLOGY OF DESIGN

By Beatriz Colomina.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037785119 | US $20.00

Pub Date: 1/15/2017
Active | In stock


Ruedi Baur Integral

RUEDI BAUR INTEGRAL

By Ruedi Baur.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037781340 | US $80.00

Pub Date: 1/25/2010
Active | In stock


Apple

APPLE

By Ken Miki.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783863 | US $42.00

Pub Date: 1/21/2014
Active | In stock




print icon


arrow back


arrow back


ARTBOOK LOGO
 
 

the art world's source for books on art & culture

  

CUSTOMER SERVICE
orders@artbook.com
212 627 1999
M-F 9-5 EST

TRADE ACCOUNTS

800 338 2665

CONTACT

JOBS + INTERNSHIPS

NEW YORK
Showroom by Appointment Only
75 Broad Street, Suite 630
New York NY 10004
Tel   212 627 1999

LOS ANGELES
Showroom by Appointment Only
818 S. Broadway, Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Tel. 323 969 8985

ARTBOOK LLC
D.A.P. | Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.


All site content Copyright C 2000-2017 by Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. and the respective publishers, authors, artists. For reproduction permissions, contact the copyright holders.

ARTBOOK AMPERSAT

The D.A.P. Catalog
www.artbook.com