Ascott, Roy

1992

The Connectivist Paradigm: Art in Electronic Space and Molecular Time

Journal of Electroacoustic Music. Vol. 6. London: Sonic Arts Network: 9-11.

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

AI Cybernetics Connectionism

Abstract:

In this article, the author discusses the extent to which the interface between human beings and nature is becoming increasingly digitised. Through the lens of the connectivist paradigm he argues that as a consequence we must redefine, reconstruct and relocate ourselves in this electronic space. He notes that artists will play a major role in this evolution by articulating the emergent metaphors, values and landscapes of creativity of this ’new nature’.