Autopoiesis in contemporary Bio-Arts in Mexico and Colombia
Pederson, Claudia C.
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Claudia Costa Pederson. 2015. Autopoiesis in Contemporary Bio-Arts in Mexico and Colombia. Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas, vol. 48:no. 1:pp 22-30
In Latin America, the convergence of art, technology, and activism, alongside the environmental impact of globalization, has led to works addressing ecological themes. While constituting a new focus of digital art practices in the region, these works are best understood as critiques of, and as interventions into, the politics of technology--specifically, of the corporate control of technology, and the conjunction of digital technologies and transnational capital that has reshaped social, political, and cultural discourses in the region (and, of course, globally).
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