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Articles by Brian Massumi:

Ready to Anticipate: Pre-emptive Perception and the Power of the Image

What I’m going to talk about doesn’t have to do directly with arts practice. I want to talk about certain issues around perception and power in the context mainly of the mass media and try to talk about emotive power, that I think is directly perceptual and imparts technologically the workings of the nervous system in a way that constitutes a trend of extended nervous system, in a way that I hope will contribute a bit to the kind of extended context for what’s being called Neuroaesthetics in this conference. It has to do with aesthetics, obviously, because it concerns a form of qualitative experience…

This post is in: First Dialectic: Edges of the Envelope,Journal of Neuro-Aesthetic Theory #4 (2005-07)

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