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Onomatopee 77 / Cabinet project
Post-Digital Print
– The Mutation of Publishing Since 1894

with: Alessandro Ludovico

In this post-digital age, digital technology is no longer a revolutionary phenomenon but a normal part of everyday life. The mutation of music and film into bits and bytes, downloads and streams is now taken for granted. For the world of book and magazine publishing however, this transformation has only just begun. 

Still, the vision of this transformation is far from new. For more than century now, avant-garde artists, activists and technologists have been anticipating the development of networked and electronic publishing. Although in hindsight the reports of the death of paper were greatly exaggerated, electronic publishing has now certainly become a reality. How will the analog and the digital coexist in the post-digital age of publishing? How will they transition, mix and cross over?

In this book, Alessandro Ludovico re-reads the history of the avant-garde arts as a prehistory of cutting through the so-called dichotomy between paper and electronics. Ludovico is the editor and publisher of Neural, a magazine for critical digital culture and media arts. For more than twenty years now, he has been working at the cutting edge (and the outer fringes) of both print publishing and politically engaged digital art.

In collaboration with Kenniscentrum Creating 010, Hogeschool Rotterdam


Post-Digital Print, The Mutation of Publishing since 1894 (second edition)
Onomatopee 77

written by Alessandro Ludovico, introduction by Florian Cramer

Price: € 20,00    

Second edition(2014, first edition 2012)

ISBN : 978-94-91677-01-4
pages: 192
size: 92 x 15 x 252 mm / 3,6 x 9,9 inch
colour: Black & pink
graphic design: Eric de Haas
print: Lecturis 
editor: Joe Monk 
language: English 


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