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Toward Other Epistemologies of Interface Culture: Dependent Origination, Tantra and Relational Being in an Age of Digital Reproduction
Vol. 40, No. 5 (2007), pp. 475-481
Published by: The MIT Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/20206485
Page Count: 7
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The author formally and thematically reconsiders the Buddhist philosophical concept of dependent origination in the context of technological practice. In this context, he discusses historical attempts in Tantric art to develop an integrated practice and conceive a dynamic "entity" of the body (that of the artist or the spectator), science, technology, art, architecture, philosophy, space-time and nature; and the veracity of such concepts in the context of particular new scientific insights. Furthermore, he reconsiders notions of relational being and nonanthropocentric being, and a polyphonic "I." The article aims to interrogate new ways of evolving current practice and thinking on themes related to the socialization and mediatization of "difference".
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