Monthly Archives: November 2019

We are all cyborgs

The video titled ‘We Are All Cyborgs’ is a short introduction and artistic interpretation of Donna Haraway’s ‘Cyborg Manifesto’ (1985). What is a cyborg you might ask? Well, as most of you are by now well aware a cyborg is defined as “a person whose physiological functioning is aided by or dependent upon a mechanical or electronic device.” This means that each…

I am addicted to you

I actually wanted to write this blog about a new experience with video games due to a couple of reasons. First, the course will focus on video games for the next weeks and having played video games before might be helpful. Second, I would like to experience the aesthetic elements, especially the social component and see how social interactions differ or if…

Memes and why I think they work

Memes are a typical feature of the internet. They show that humor becomes very ironical when it’s formed by billions of people at the same time. The most important thing when it comes to memes in my opinion, is that they are most of the time very relatable. The fact that most memes today are about something people recognize makes them very…