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April 1st, 2013

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tsu_ in theoryishotcrew

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1. Vilem Flusser - Towards A Philosophy of Photography
(in Portuguese original, the translation should read as "Towards A Philosophy of The Black Box")
2. Gilles Deleuze - Desert Island (essay)
3. Gilles Deleuze - Pure Immanence
4. Gilles Deleuze - Postscript on Control Societies (essay)
4. Henri Lefebvre - The Production of Space
5. Walter Benjamin - The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction (essay)
6. Martin Heidegger - The Question Concerning Technology (essay)
7. Hiroki Azamua - Otaku (trans. J.E. Abel and S. Kono)
8. Gilbert Simondon - Genesis of The Individual
9. Giorgio Agamben - Stanzas: Word and Phantasm in Western Culture (particularly chapters: Universal Exposition, Appropriation of Unreality & Toy Fairy)
10. Michel de Certeau - Practice of Everyday Life

I'm primarily a technologist?(whatever that means) basically I build apps, do "interactive" stuff for other people and make art. I'm not an academic, however I hold a graduate degree. My interest is in network theory and that uneasy relationship between art and technology in shaping perception. I enjoy theory, although it's a bit difficult to get 'round these parts since the mentality is to make make make and not think about what you're doing.

cheers!