Introduction: Beyond the Visible Image
Chapter One: Reproducibility and Appropriation in the Twentieth Century: Precursors to the Digital Age
Chapter Two: Cybernetics and the Posthuman: The Emergence of Art Systems Chapter Three: Challenges to Immateriality: Posthumanist Thought and Digitality Chapter Four: Violence and the Surveilled Internet Chapter Five: Identity, Language and the Body Online Chapter Six: The Art World Infrastructure Post-Internet
Melissa Gronlund is a writer and lecturer on contemporary art, specialising in the moving image. From 2007-2015, she was co-editor of the journal Afterall, and her writing has appeared there and in Artforum, e-flux journal, frieze, the NewYorker.com, and many other places.
"Contemporary Art and Digital Culture succeeds in tracing a lineage for contemporary digital art and in more broadly contextualizing its defining practices in digital culture."
- Lindsay LeBlanc, Prefix Photo