Media Artist and Associate Professor of Cinematic Arts
The Birth of Memory from the Spirit of the Machine

The computer is a machine of the future – not only do we still attach to it the connotation of technological sophistication and future orientation, also in its function as an information processing machine it only deals with the present, calculating towards to future. In the project “Bleeding Through” we use a database structure and signifying chains to explore the past and the subconscious processes of meaning creation described by Lacan.


Andreas Kratky. “The Birth of Memory from the Spirit of the Machine.” Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA 2011), 2012: online


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