Posts Tagged ‘ ether

Friedrich Kittler’s Technosublime – Bruce Clarke

My point is that the multiplicity of the concept of “media” extends beyond its particular technological instantiations to include both scientific and spiritualistic registers. A history of media could concern itself as well with the luminiferous ether and the Anima Mundi, the subtle fluids and strange angels that intermingled with the departed souls and trick shots of phonography and cinema; but for the most part, Kittler displaces this business to premodernist media.

via Friedrich Kittler’s Technosublime – Bruce Clarke.

Cours familier de littérature: Lamartine

via Cours familier de littérature: une … – Google Books.

CABINET // Superflux of Sky, Milutis

Robert Fludd, Integrae Naturae Speculum Artisque Imago, 1617.

via CABINET // Superflux of Sky.