What Does Virtual Pottery Say About Our World?

What Does Virtual Pottery Say About Our World?
technology

Digital craft creation moves a once artisanal product into mediation via the virtual world.

Lisa Baldini
  • 13 april 2011

Paul Virilio’s Aesthetic of Disappearance teaches us that humanity is moving towards experiencing the world through the mediation of a screen. What does this mean?

Pottery has a history of being some of the first utilitarian objects of human society, But, in the age of cloud computing, the act of physically making objects increasingly disappears. Enter L’Artisan Electronique, a project that moves one of the oldest artisanal processes into the virtual space:

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