Bigger Than You: Big Data and Obesity: An Inquiry towards Decelerationist Aesthetics by Katherine Behar
English | Feb. 25, 2016 | ISBN: 0692652833 | 71 Pages | PDF | 5 MB
"I shall consider human actions and appetites just as if it were a question of lines, planes, and bodies." —Spinoza, in Ethics In her first inquiry toward decelerationist aesthetics, Katherine Behar explores the rise of two “big deal” contemporary phenomena, big data and obesity. In both, scale rearticulates the human as a diffuse informational pattern, causing important shifts in political form as well as aesthetic form.