Ket Katarina Popović media arts portfolio
Posted on March 26, 2019 by ketworks_cp8esr on Blog

The ephemeral nature of the graffiti art

The research into the non-material art for the final work Computational Arts-Based Research and Theory class. The way we observe graffiti is usually within the realm of their street presence – they are “street art” and a category that remains an underground cryptic form of messaging from the communities inside-out. With Banksy’s worldwide recognition, the high-art […]

Posted on March 9, 2019 by ketworks_cp8esr on Blog

Our Life With the Vanishing Touch

Haphephobia[1] (also known as aphephobia,[1]haphophobia,[2]hapnophobia, haptephobia,[1]haptophobia,[1][2]thixophobia[1]) is a rare specific phobia that involves the fear of touching or of being touched.  (Wikipaedia) How did it happen that we touch so many devices, and we do so in so many ways, but when it comes to human touch, there is a long list of problems associated with ‘the way’ and ‘the […]

Posted on February 28, 2019 by ketworks_cp8esr on Blog

De-objectification of art is not a form of escape

When looking at our ‘beloved’ objects in an over-objectified world, it is rather easy to see that they are not ‘for’ the people but that they stand ‘in between’ us, boxing the reality down into this digital mirage. We become so focused on a ‘thing’ that we forget what really goes inside of us. It […]

Posted on February 25, 2019 by ketworks_cp8esr on Blog

Would You Call This Robot Stupid?

This post marks the beginning of the research project into the current perception of intelligence and the thinking that goes into the design of the intelligent assistants- with an introduction of a moody, human-like machine: Emot. The key areas The gender, socio-political and capitalist bias of the artificial intelligence made obvious through the design of […]

Posted on February 21, 2019 by ketworks_cp8esr on Blog

What is the human-like machine like?

Or, rather what it really means to be human? We create in our own image. Or do we? The projects researched here were used by Lucy A. Suchman as examples that: ” make evident how roboticist imagine humanness”.  In the case of the human, the prevailing figuration in Euro-American imaginaries is one of autonomous, rational agency, and […]

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There is no experience outside of the ‘experience’

The Rein of the Visual Since the spectacle’s job is to use various specialized mediations in order to show us a world that can no longer be directly grasped, it naturally elevates the sense of sight to the special preeminence once occupiedby touch: the most abstract and easily deceived sense is the most readily adaptable […]

Posted on February 10, 2019 by ketworks_cp8esr on Blog

Arscientist, right? Well, close enough, but not quite so. Something like – Artsearcher.

The politically oriented artist engaged in technoscientific discourses faces significant chal- lenges. She has to be versatile within the theoretical framework developed in disciplinary areas such as science and cultural studies, acquire the technical and/or scientific skill base needed in her chosen area of investigation, and develop an artistic language appealing to peers in her […]

Posted on February 5, 2019 by ketworks_cp8esr on Blog

Making (the environment) sense and of senses – The Importance of Art in the Computed Society

Art buys us time to think about the embodied technological experience. Art helps us keep the options open. (1) Sensing practices involve various technologies – it is not only scientific or ecological approaches and methods but the experimental ones by artists, amateurs, animals such as fish and even plants like moss… all of them becoming […]