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By David Joselit

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Artwork as we all know it's dramatically altering, yet renowned and demanding responses lag at the back of. during this trenchant illustrated essay, David Joselit describes how artwork and structure are being remodeled within the age of Google. below the twin pressures of electronic expertise, which permits photos to be reformatted and disseminated without difficulty, and the exponential acceleration of cultural alternate enabled by means of globalization, artists and designers are emphasizing networks as by no means prior to. essentially the most fascinating modern paintings in either fields is now in accordance with visualizing styles of dissemination after items and buildings are produced, and when they input into, or even identify, varied networks. Behaving like human se's, artists and designers variety, catch, and reformat latest content material. artworks crystallize out of populations of pictures, and structures emerge out of the dynamics of the move styles they are going to house.

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Folding in Architecture, edited by Greg Lynn (figure 6). 28 While collage multiplies and disorients the stable relationship between a figure and a ground, it does not abolish it, whereas folding, p o p u l at i o n s 25 6. Greg Lynn, Embryological House, 1998–­99, rendering (illustrated, p. 285 of his recent monograph, Greg Lynn Form). 26 whose concept of form is no more (and no less) than a disruption in a continuous surface, precisely stages the becoming of form through variable intensifications and manipulations in a continuous structure.

Since the historical testimony is founded on the physical duration, the former, too, is jeopardized by reproduction, in which the physical duration plays no part.  . 17 According to Benjamin, aura results from site specificity. It is because the work of art belongs to a “time and space” that it can possess the authority of a witness. ” It eliminates distance in time and space by making the image nomadic. Aura is closely associated with image fundamentalism. But as Benjamin was well aware, one of the primary aesthetic and political struggles of modernity has been the dislocation of images from any particular site, and their insertion in networks where they are characterized by motion, either potential or actual, and are capable of changing format—­of experiencing cascading chains of relocation and remediation.

18 One could say, following the Comaroffs and contra Benjamin, that it is saturation through mass circulation—­the status of being everywhere at once rather than belonging to a single place—­that now produces value for and through images (and not only in “ethno-­commodities”). Instead of a radiating nimbus of authenticity and authority underwritten by site specificity, we have the value of saturation, of being everywhere at once. In place of aura, there is buzz. Like a swarm of bees, a swarm of images makes a buzz, and like a new idea or trend, once an image (whether attached to a product, a policy, a person, or a work of art) achieves saturation, it has a “buzz” (diagram 3).

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