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Enfoldment and infinity

Laura U. Marks

Enfoldment and infinity

an Islamic genealogy of new media art

by Laura U. Marks

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New media art,
  • Islam and art,
  • Aesthetics, Arab

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLaura U. Marks.
    SeriesLeonardo books
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNX456.5.N49 M37 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23861940M
    ISBN 109780262014212
    LC Control Number2009042901
    OCLC/WorldCa458583162

    Enfoldment and Infinity: An Islamic Genealogy of New Media Art by Laura U. Marks I acknowledge that the Islamic genealogy is the main argumentation of the book, but I enfolment Marks could have postulated more on modern culture instead of mostly discussing historical Eastern and Western culture. "Admirably researched, beautifully documented, and written with dedicated passion, Enfoldment and Infinity convincingly demonstrates the deep continuities between ancient Islamic art and new media With this book, Laura Marks makes an original and important contribution to understanding the aesthetics of contemporary media culture and its hidden.

    Laura U. Marks works on media art and philosophy with an intercultural focus. Her most recent books are Hanan al-Cinema: Affections for the Moving Image (MIT, ) and Enfoldment and Infinity: An Islamic Genealogy of New Media Art (MIT, ). She is Grant Strate Professor in the School for the Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver. Enfoldment and unfoldment (abridged) Enfoldment and unfoldment 10 The reality funnel (abridged) The reality funnel 11 The present text is a very abridged version of a book I wrote out of the desire to examine the structure of our reality from a standpoint unbiased by established teachings, be they.

    The book brings a fascinating array of little-known practices into view, blows the dust off well-known artworks, and gives an entirely new shape to a century we thought we knew. Simon Fraser University; author of Enfoldment and Infinity: An Islamic Genealogy of New Media Art and Hanan al-Cinema: Affections for the Moving Image. The following essay is an extension of Bohm's concepts into a more practical model of the two orders, in which the two orders are seen to exist physically in the construction of ordinary development has led to using new terms, although the underlying natures of definitive form and enfoldment are visibly the same that David Bohm was identifying.


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In Enfoldment and Infinity, Laura Marks traces the strong similarities, visual and philosophical, between these two kinds of art. Her argument is more than metaphorical; she shows that the “Islamic” quality of modern and new media art is a latent, deeply enfolded, historical inheritance from Islamic art.

Enfoldment and Infinity is the most inventive synthesis of European and Islamic thought since Reza Negarestani's by: In Enfoldment and Infinity, Laura Marks traces the strong similarities, visual and philosophical, between these two kinds of art. Her argument is more than metaphorical; she shows that the "Islamic" quality of modern and new media art is a latent, deeply enfolded, historical inheritance from Islamic art.

In Enfoldment and Infinity, Laura Marks traces the strong similarities, visual and philosophical, between these two kinds of art. Her argument is more than metaphorical; she shows that the "Islamic" quality of modern and new media art is a latent, deeply enfolded, historical inheritance from Islamic art and thought/5(11).

Önerileriniz. An Islamic Genealogy of New Media ArtBrand: MIT Pres. Book review: Enfoldment and Infinity by Laura U. Marks That which activates code is what Marks calls infinity, which is her third level, along with algorithm and image. The layers between the Web and the searching user using Google for instance, according to Bernhard Rieder, has four layers, the web and the user themselves not included.

Enfoldment and Infinity: An Islamic Genealogy of New Media Art (Leonardo Book Series) Within all this, Marks is careful to show the potential political applications of such a notion of God, how it can be repressive of difference, or radically liberating, depending upon how the relation to this infinite is conceived.

Enfoldment and Infinity has 9 ratings and 1 review. Essma said: I have yet to come across an art theory book that moved me so profoundly that I cried aft. “The universe is not dualistic, but folded, so spirit is separated from matter only by degree” – Laura Marks, Enfoldment and Infinity.

Art Metropole / Enfoldment and Infinity In both classical Islamic art and contemporary new media art, one point can unfold to reveal an entire universe.

A fourteenth-century dome decorated with geometric complexity and a new media work that. — Siegfried Zielinski Enfoldment and Infinity establishes points of contact between classical Islamic art and contemporary computer-based art.

For example, both are often aniconic, both are performative, both unfold from an invisible source. Enfoldment and Infinity is the most inventive synthesis of European and Islamic thought since Reza Negarestani's Cyclonopedia/5(2).

In Enfoldment and Infinity, Laura Marks traces the strong similarities, visual and philosophical, between these two kinds of art. Her argument is more than metaphorical; she shows that the “Islamic” quality of modern and new media art is a latent, deeply enfolded, historical inheritance from Islamic art and thought.

Enfoldment and Infinity: An Islamic Genealogy of New Media Art by Laura U. Marks Article (PDF Available) in Leonardo 44(5) October with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Book Review by Carol Bier of Laura U. Marks, Enfoldment and Infinity: An Islamic Genealogy of New Media Art (Cambridge: MIT Press, ).

Marks—Enfoldment and Infinity   Chapter 1 theory of the implicate orderdescribes an underlying order of the universe that cannot be seen; it can be known only through its perceptible effects.7For example, the action of electrons can be understood in terms of a wave equation.

The MIT Press is a leading publisher of books and journals at the intersection of science, technology, and the arts. MIT Press books and journals are known for their intellectual daring, scholarly standards, and distinctive design. Enfoldment and Infinity: An Islamic Genealogy of New Media Art by Laura U.

Marks. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. In Enfoldment and Infinity, Laura Marks traces the strong similarities, visual and philosophical, between these two kinds of art.

Her argument is more than metaphorical; she shows that the “Islamic” quality of modern and new media art is a latent, deeply enfolded, historical inheritance from Islamic art and thought. In Enfoldment and Infinity, Laura Marks traces the strong similarities, visual and philosophical, between these two kinds of art.

Her argument is more than metaphorical; she shows that the “Islamic” quality of modern and new media art is a latent, deeply enfolded, historical inheritance from Islamic art and thought/5(10). Siegfried Zielinski, Academy of Arts Berlin "Enfoldment and Infinity is the most inventive synthesis of European and Islamic thought since Reza Negarestani's Cyclonopedia.

This is a book full of imagination and theory, restlessly refusing to remain in the usual continental, philosophic, or chronological borders, continuously reimagining.

The MIT Press is a leading publisher of books and journals at the intersection of science, technology, and the arts.

MIT Press books and journals are known for their intellectual daring, scholarly standards, and distinctive design. Infinity and Accident: Strategies of Enfoldment in Islamic Art and Computer Art.

In Enfoldment and Infinity, Laura Marks traces the strong similarities, visual and philosophical, between these two kinds of art.

Her argument is more than metaphorical; she shows that the "Islamic" quality of modern and new media art is a latent, deeply enfolded, historical inheritance from Islamic art and thought.Siegfried Zielinski, Academy of Arts Berlin "Enfoldment and Infinity is the most inventive synthesis of European and Islamic thought since Reza Negarestani's Cyclonopedia.An examination of experimental cinema and media art from the Arabic-speaking world that explores filmmakers' creative and philosophical inventiveness in trying times.

In this book, Laura Marks examines one of the world's most impressive, and affecting, bodies of independent and experimental cinema from the last twenty-five years: film and video works from the Arabic-speaking world.