Daniel Neugebauer (Editors)

435 THB



DNA #5 Skin and Code
Daniel Neugebauer (Editors)

Published by Spector Books
Printed in Germany 

Leipzig, Germany

23 x 15 cm, 88 pages, color, offset, glue bound, softcover 

Designed by Malin Gewinner, Hannes Drißner, Markus Dreßen

Just as physical violence leaves its marks on the skin, conceptual violence is written into interfaces via algorithms—in the form of biases turned into pixels, as discrimi­nation implanted in memes in secret chat groups. The coding and decoding of body surfaces and interfaces is contingent on a whole host of norms. Yet these are not fixed: rather, they combine to create a matrix of tastes, cultural influences, technical conditions, and physical possibilities. The essays in this volume produce an interdisciplinary noise between surface structures and a selection of cavities: surfaces, skins, and interfaces are injured, gauged, altered, or remedied.