Post-digital, once understood as a critical reflection of “digital” aesthetic immaterialism, now describes the messy and paradoxical condition of art and media after digital technology revolutions. “Post-digital” neither recognizes the distinction between “old” and “new” media, nor ideological affirmation of the one or the other. It merges “old” and “new”, often applying network cultural experimentation to analog technologies which it re-investigates and re-uses. It tends to focus on the experiential rather than the conceptual. It looks for DIY agency outside totalitarian innovation ideology, and for networking off big data capitalism. At the same time, it already has become commercialized. … read more

VOLUME 3, ISSUE 1, 2014
Edited by Christian Ulrik Andersen, Geoff Cox and Georgios Papadopoulos
ISSN: 2245-7755


The Post-digital condition
Florian Cramer – What is ‘Post-digital’?
Eric Snodgrass – Dusk to dawn: horizons of the digital/post-digital
Magnus Lawrie – Trash Versionality for Post-Digital Culture
Robert Jackson – Four Notes towards Propaganda and the Post-digital Symptom
Geoff Cox – Prehistories of the Post-digital: or, some old problems with post-anything

Applications of the Post-digital
Alessandro Ludovico – Post Digital Publishing, hybrid and processual objects in print
Georgios Papadopoulos – A Critical Engagement with Monetary Interfaces
Jonas Fritsch and Bodil Marie Stavning Thomsen – An Ethology of Urban Fabric(s)
Josephine Bosma – Post-Digital is Post-Screen: Arnheim’s Visual Thinking applied to Art in the Expanded Digital Media Field
Lotte Philipsen – Who’s Afraid of the Audience? Digital and Post-Digital Perspectives on Aesthetics
Budhaditya Chattopadhyay – Object-Disoriented Sound: Listening in the Post-Digital Condition

Post-digital practice-based research
James Charlton – On Remembering a Post-Digital Future
Christian Ulrik Andersen, Søren Pold and Morten Riis – A Dialogue on Cassette Tapes and their Memories
Winnie Soon – Post-digital approach: Rethinking Digital Liveness in ‘The Likes of Brother Cream Cat’
Jamie Allen – Critical Infrastructure

Artist commission
Christophe Bruno – Psychoacademic dérive

Image: Meme, reproduced in Florian Cramer’s artice “What is ‘Post-digital’?”