CONTAGIOUS ARCHITE COMPUTATION, AESTHETICS, AND SPACE LUCIANA PARISI Contagious Architecture Technologies of Lived Abstraction Brian. In Contagious Architecture, Luciana Parisi offers a philosophicalinquiry into the status of the algorithm in architectural and interaction design. Luciana Parisi is Reader in Cultural Studies and Director of the PhD programme at the In , she published Contagious Architecture.
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It suggest s t hat new aest het ic f orms are developing in t he hypercapit alist sphere af lciana ect ing and af f ect ed by current design and comput at ional pract ices and prompt ing a reconsiderat ion of t he quest ions of power and cont rol. Experimental Geography in Practice exploring correspondences between geographic research and experimental and artistic practices, initiated by Merle Patchett.
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If interactive and digital architectures shift from former Euclidean conceptions of space and time to the production of new topological geometries, Parisi argues that we also need to develop a new understanding of the digital itself. Yet, neither does Parisi want to see everything vanishing into open-ended series of processes. Jack Copeland – – Synthese 3: Against the metacomputational view of a universe contained in simpler axioms, I will argue that incomputable limits are truly intrinsic to computation.
Luciana Parisi, Contagious Architecture: By plugging int o t he mereot opological schema, which unlike t opology denies any reciprocit y bet ween cont rol and event s, Chapt er T wo argues t hat paramet ricism can expose t he increasing aut onomy of algorit hmic ent it ies, quant it ies, and paramet ers f rom human t hought. Sign in Create an account. Philosophy of Specific Arts in Aesthetics categorize this paper.
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Although imbued with many problematic aspects when seen in relation to the general political and economic environment in which it intervenes, parametric architecture presents important innovations in terms of form and conception.
She starts by recalling and opposing the two main ways in which algorithms have been conceived. Fazi, “Do Algorithms Have Fun? One that would account for the many processes that organise their reciprocal relation: In t his partCont agious Archit ect ure rounds up it s larger int ent of mapping comput at ion — t hrough it s cent ralit y t o digit al archit ect ure — as a speculat ive operat ion t raversed by inf init ies.
She has also written within the field of media philosophy and analysed paridi bionic transformation of the perceptive sensorium triggered by digital media, the advancement of new techno-ecologies of control, and the nanoengineering of matter. By concentrating on this unpredictability, on randomness and incomputable quantities within contaagious, she also reduces topology to the way parametric architecture understands it.
First—order cybernetics refers to closed, self-sufficient systems that are observable from the outside and to causal processes, such as control, feedback, and adaption.
It is interesting to see that instead of speaking about principles, Parisi moves to the modes of organisation and the technologies of conception themselves.
Articles from Computational Culture Algorithmic Thought: An Essay in Cosmology, New York: This blog is an attempt to think ‘new materialist’ theory through the spaces and assemblages of my day-to-day. Science Contabious and Mathematics. The Aesthetics of Architecture: Improvisation and Vernacular Architecture. It does so by unpacking an altogether different discrete philosophy that attempts parii think its internal discrepancies and speculate on what algorithms are and what they can do.
It is part of a wider attempt to overturn what is meant by the digital and to challenge its casual associations with interactivity, communication, and control, as inherited from the first wave of cybernetics and still haunting digital culture, art, and theory today. Exploring Pleasure, Pain and Paradox in Computinged. Specifically engaging with cybernetics, architechure theories, and evolutionary theories, her work analyses the radical transformations of the body, nature, matter and thought led by the technocapitalist development of biotechnologies and computation.
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T he vigour of t he book t contagioous comes f ort h in places where Parisi put s f orward new concept s and uses t hem as probes t o get t o somewhere new; such as wit h her t erm sof t ware t hought in Chapt er T hree, which she conceives as a mode t hat is complet ely aut onomous f rom cognit ion and percept ion. May 13, at 2: And it is mainly at this level that Parisi engages her discussion. And this is why questions of change, probabilities and potentialities play such an important role in her book.
Why objects, one might retort? But despite her pedagogic efforts, it is not always clear whether she is iterating aspects and instances of the same argument, or exposing many different and overlapping ones.
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Contagious Architectures belongs to this realm of risky thought, dissecting the ways in which algorithms might exceed determination, and, in so doing, daring to explore a capacity in thinking beyond or without decision. Her argument that algorithmic architecture may conttagious one example of the way computation cannot be seen to be substituting pure instrumental calculation for the more complex mechanisms of rationality but should rather be seen to develop new modes of speculative thought, is bound to the distinction she makes between topology and mereotopology.
Philosophy of Specific Arts in Aesthetics. Parisi addresses contingency within rather than outside algorithmic processing. Elements of SEO Production: When she talks about space dontagious, it would seem that she plays Whitehead against Harman in order to understand actual architectural objects and the digital objects used in object-oriented programming under the same occasionalist conception.