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|+||===== Aesthetics as Aesthesia =====|
|+||> Aesthetics is not the science of eye-candy, in which taste is reduced to a matter of mere statistics and samples of information. Instead, we must investigate the “aesthesia” of today’s networked experience.|
|+||> Distributed aesthetics, as a project, needs to be understood as a participatory journey of network users, aiming to capture the not-yet-described and the not-yet-visualized,|
|+||from "Zero Comments: Blogging and Critical Internet Culture"|
|+||The emphasis is in aesthetics as experienced - participatory - and as epistemological. That's a leap from experience to knowledge. But as knowledge is a network, then the encounter with a network topology may suggest a new topology of knowledge. Err ...|