A HUT WITHIN THE INFLUENCE AND NATURE OF ARCHITECTURE
The tendency of technological culture to standardize environmental condition and make the environment entirely predictable is causing a serious sensory impoverishment. Our buildings have lost their opacity and depth, sensory invitation and discovery, mystery and shadow.
Juhani Pallasmaa. Hapticity and Time.
Notes on Fragile Architecture. 2000
Contemporary artists aim to produce specific relations with the technologies they adopt and adapt;
This schematic offers a partial taxonomy.
Caroline A. Jones, Sensorium : Embodied Experience, Technology and Contemporary Art 2006
the "cave" paradigm, the virtual helmet, the black-box video, the earphone set
taking technology and "making it strange," exaggerating attributes to provoke shock, using technologies to switch senses or induce disorientation
work that repurposes or remakes devices to enhance their insidious or wondrous properties; available data translated into sensible systems
work that holds on to an earlier technology, repurposes or even fetishizes an abandoned one
work that refuses to use marketed technologies for their stated purpose; work that pushes viewers to reject technologies or subvert them
work that takes up technologies and extends or applies them for creative purposes, producing new subjects for the technologies in question
Domain-Court-Cell : Research Collage