On the Animation of the Inorganic

On the Animation of the Inorganic

Art, Architecture, and the Extension of Life

eBook - 2012
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& P & Throughout human history, people have imagined inanimate objects to have intelligence, language, and even souls. In our secular societies today, we still willingly believe that nonliving objects have lives of their own as we find ourselves interacting with computers and other equipment. In & i & On the Animation of the Inorganic & /i &, Spyros Papapetros examines ideas about simulated movement and inorganic life during and after the turn of the twentieth century & mdash;a period of great technical innovation whose effects continue to reverberate today. & /P & & DIV & Exploring key works of art historians.
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2012
ISBN: 9780226645674
Characteristics: 1 online resource


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