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Re: <nettime> frazzled bio art digest [thacker, crowley]
Daniel Young on Sun, 19 Jan 2003 06:55:07 +0100 (CET)


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Re: <nettime> frazzled bio art digest [thacker, crowley]


Using fire to fight fire is an extremely dangerous technique. It should be
used only in the most desperate circumstances by the most highly skilled
practitioners.

The use of genetic manipulation by artists, even assuming it is being done
on the side of the angels, is unlikely to be more than dangerous,
self-promotional gimmickry. Artistic reactions to a danger can be effective
without employing the dangerous techniques themselves. Unfortunately, we are
in an age of extremely crude artistic expression where artists think it is
more potent to use actual bullshit to depict bullshit.

Daniel Young


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Subject: <nettime> frazzled bio art digest [thacker, crowley]


> RE: Aesthetic Biology, Biological Art (Rifkin, bioart, science)
>      "Eugene Thacker" <eugene.thacker {AT} lcc.gatech.edu>
> Re: <nettime> FW: [CSL]: Jeremy Rifkin: Dazzled by the science
>      Amanda McDonald Crowley <amc {AT} autonomous.org>
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