Constructing Knowledge: The Materiality of Information

I plan to explore the materiality behind knowledge construction by analyzing key technologies from the advent of the most basic inscription tools, to the technologies being created to sift through and rank the torrents of information and data that are continually generated today. What kind of information was being inscribed with the earliest writing tools? [...]

By |2019-10-01T12:15:36-05:00October 1st, 2019|Alex, Track Proposals|0 Comments

Track Proposal: Audio-Fidelity

The term ‘Audio Fidelity’ is problematic in several ways. First, there is the philosophical problem. Implied in the term ‘fidelity’ is a major epistemological claim about reality: that there is an authentic source, an objective and discrete ‘thing’, in our case the original performance of a musical or sonic piece, that is then somehow [...]

By |2015-09-22T23:24:16-05:00September 22nd, 2015|Alex, Track Proposals|0 Comments