Ket Katarina Popović media arts portfolio
Posted on March 9, 2019 by ketworks_cp8esr on Blog

Our Life With the Vanishing Touch

Haphephobia[1] (also known as aphephobia,[1]haphophobia,[2]hapnophobia, haptephobia,[1]haptophobia,[1][2]thixophobia[1]) is a rare specific phobia that involves the fear of touching or of being touched.  (Wikipaedia) How did it happen that we touch so many devices, and we do so in so many ways, but when it comes to human touch, there is a long list of problems associated with ‘the way’ and ‘the […]

Posted on February 25, 2019 by ketworks_cp8esr on Blog

Would You Call This Robot Stupid?

This post marks the beginning of the research project into the current perception of intelligence and the thinking that goes into the design of the intelligent assistants -with an introduction of a moody, human-like machine: Emot. The key areas The gender, socio-political and capitalist bias of the artificial intelligence made obvious through the design of the intelligent assistants. Rearching the questions on what is considered intelligence (in non-human machines) and why […]

Posted on February 21, 2019 by ketworks_cp8esr on Blog

What is the human-like machine like?

Or, rather what it really means to be human? We create in our own image. Or do we? The projects researched here were used by Lucy A. Suchman as examples that: ” make evident how roboticist imagine humanness”.  In the case of the human, the prevailing figuration in Euro-American imaginaries is one of autonomous, rational agency, and […]

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There is no experience outside of the ‘experience’

The Rein of the Visual Since the spectacle’s job is to use various specialized mediations in order to show us a world that can no longer be directly grasped, it naturally elevates the sense of sight to the special preeminence once occupiedby touch: the most abstract and easily deceived sense is the most readily adaptable […]

Posted on January 22, 2019 by ketworks_cp8esr on Blog

How to noise the #10yearChallenge

A possibility of turning the #10yearchallenge into the #10yearnoise. There is no ‘harmless’ data The #10yearchallenge has been popping up on the newsfeeds at an enormous rate. It is quite striking that there is still this senseless rush to post as much as we can about ourselves to this pin-board monster platforms that are eating […]

Posted on January 18, 2019 by ketworks_cp8esr on Blog

Arscientist, right? Well, close enough, but not quite so.

The politically oriented artist engaged in technoscientific discourses faces significant chal- lenges. She has to be versatile within the theoretical framework developed in disciplinary areas such as science and cultural studies, acquire the technical and/or scientific skill base needed in her chosen area of investigation, and develop an artistic language appealing to peers in her […]