Sady Doyle

Wrote a book.

This Is What Anti-Capitalist Virtual Reality Art Looks Like: In These Times

Silicon Valley touchstone and media theorist Marshall McLuhan once noted that the real effects of technology are never noticed until it's too late. Any machine we use, also uses us; the real impact of tech, then, is not what it does, but how it changes our thinking.

“The serious artist is the only person able to encounter technology with impunity,” McLuhan wrote, “just because he is an expert aware of the changes in sense perception.”

If this is true, then it’s one more reason to be grateful that Erika M. Anderson is a serious artist. 

Read more at In These Times

Page by Sady Doyle. Photos by B. Michael Payne.