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Ines Kleesattel: The Archive: Knowledge Producers, Powerful Machines, Testimony Functions
The Archive: Knowledge Producers, Powerful Machines, Testimony Functions
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Ines Kleesattel

The Archive: Knowledge Producers, Powerful Machines, Testimony Functions

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  • culture industry
  • digital media
  • digital culture
  • algorithms
  • cultural practice
  • mass media
  • digitalization

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Ines Kleesattel

Ines Kleesattel

is an art historian and cultural theorist. She researches into multi-perspective art-related practices of knowledge, documentary fiction, and political-aesthetic theory and praxis. She writes for various magazines as a freelance art critic.
Other texts by Ines Kleesattel for DIAPHANES
Ines Kleesattel (ed.), Ruedi Widmer (ed.): Scripted Culture

When we look at the cultural public sphere through the lens of digitalization, a paradoxical picture emerges: the cultural public sphere is simultaneously exploding and imploding; the most essential objectives of the Enlightenment have been attained and yet are in danger; platforms and algorithms are vehicles both for self-determination and for heteronomy. Long-standing values from the Enlightenment values and new realities, the citizen and the consumer, rational systems of humans and machines alike are both separate in inextricable from one another in this picture.

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