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HumanesisSound and Technological Posthumanism$
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David Cecchetto

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780816676446

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816676446.001.0001

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Dark Matters: An Eidolic Collision of Sound and Vision

Dark Matters: An Eidolic Collision of Sound and Vision

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(p.47) 2 Dark Matters: An Eidolic Collision of Sound and Vision
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Humanesis
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David Cecchetto

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University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816676446.003.0003

Ultimately, Chapter 1 conducts a hauntology of the positivist definition of life that Dyens extrapolates from Dawkins. In Chapter 2, the invisible forces that this haunting suggests are further explored by considering the mixed media exhibition Eidola in relations to two related but distinct metaphors: ghosts and dark matter. From these tropes, the chapter argues that Eidola stages an encounter between disciplinary biases of sonic and visual art practices, accentuating how both are infused with a part of the other that they cannot avow.

Keywords:   Sound, Digital culture, Posthumanism, New media, Performativity, Deconstruction, Affect

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