Dimitris Pappas

Dimitris Pappas

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«The difference between traditional and technical images, then, would be this: the first are observations of objects, the second computations of concepts. The first arise through depiction, the second  through a peculiar hallucinatory power that has lost its faith in rules.» --Vilém Flusser, Into the Universe of Technical Images

«The difference between traditional and technical images, then, would be this: the first are observations of objects, the second computations of concepts. The first arise through depiction, the second through a peculiar hallucinatory power that has lost its faith in rules.» --Vilém Flusser, Into the Universe of Technical Images

“I'm an eye. A mechanical eye. I, the machine, show you a world the way only I can see it. I free myself for today and forever from human immobility. I'm in constant movement. I approach and pull away from objects. I creep under them. I move alongside a running horse's mouth. I fall and rise with the falling and rising bodies. This is I, the machine, manoeuvring in the chaotic movements, recording one movement after another in the most complex combinations.” --Dziga Vertov

“I'm an eye. A mechanical eye. I, the machine, show you a world the way only I can see it. I free myself for today and forever from human immobility. I'm in constant movement. I approach and pull away from objects. I creep under them. I move alongside a running horse's mouth. I fall and rise with the falling and rising bodies. This is I, the machine, manoeuvring in the chaotic movements, recording one movement after another in the most complex combinations.” --Dziga Vertov

''To pretend, I actually do the thing: I have therefore only pretended to pretend.'' --Jacques Derrida

''To pretend, I actually do the thing: I have therefore only pretended to pretend.

“Bring something incomprehensible into the world!” ― Gilles Deleuze, A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia

“Bring something incomprehensible into the world!” ― Gilles Deleuze, A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia

''The subject is spoken rather than speaking.'' --Jacques Lacan

''The subject is spoken rather than speaking.

''The limits of my language means the limits of my world.'' --Ludwig Wittgenstein

''The limits of my language means the limits of my world.

''The user is the content of any situation, whether its driving a car, or wearing clothes or watching a show. The user is content.'' --Marshall McLuhan, Tomorrow Show with Tom Snyder, NBC (6 September 1976)

''The user is the content of any situation, whether its driving a car, or wearing clothes or watching a show.'' --Marshall McLuhan, Tomorrow Show with Tom Snyder, NBC September

"But standardization is always upper management's escape from technological possibilities." --Kittler, Friedrich Adolf. European Graduate School Lecture. June 2010.

"But standardization is always upper management's escape from technological possibilities.