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The guardians of the possible

The guardians of the possible

Kennedy, Stephen (2021) The guardians of the possible. In: Korolkova, Maria and Barker, Timothy, (eds.) Miscommunications: Errors, Mistakes, Media. Film & Media Studies 2021 . Bloomsbury, London, pp. 103-116. ISBN 978-1501363856 ; 978-1501363825 ; 978-1501363832 (doi:

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This chapter examines Language, translation, realms of practice, and the potential for errors. Moving through the ideas of Michel Serres and Ludwig Wittgenstein it makes the argument that, whether as duplicity or ‘misunderstanding’, what we often conceive of as errors are actually vital elements in sustaining a multiplicity of eco-systems. They mark moments of creativity and contestation and must necessarily be embraced as key elements in our thinking about contemporary digital environments.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: critical theory; activity at the edges
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > School of Design (DES)
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2024 10:28

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