Authors/chin jung kwon
Chin Jung-kwon studied Aesthetics at Seoul National University, and received a master’s degree in Aesthetics from SNU. He continued studies in Germany, focusing on Wittgenstein’s philosophy of language at the Free University of Berlin. As a professor of the Faculty of Liberal Arts at Dongyang University and the director of the Institute of Technology and Aesthetics, he leads multidisciplinary studies connecting liberal arts, game, design, and engineering. Publications include Aesthetics Odyssey, Chin Jungkwon’s History of Western Arts, Liberal Arts of Image, Chin Junkwon Meets Artists with Secrets, Homo Musicus Chin Jungkwon Loved, Media Theory, and more.
Post-Labor, Psychopathology, Plasticity Chin Jungkown, Common Accounts (Igor Bragado & Miles Gertler), Arisa Ema, Hong Sungook, Yuk Hui, Kim Jaehee, Catherine Malabou, Hannah Proctor, Erik Rietveld, Mark Wasiuta Focused on post-labor, psychopathology, and plasticity of human mind and body, this book introduces insight, critiques, and propositions in the area of âself-design,â ranging from design and architecture to science, media, history, philosophy, and contemporary art. The field of design has radically expanded. As a practice, design is no longer limited to the world of material objects, but rather extends from carefully crafted individual looks and online identities, to the surrounding galaxies of personal devices, new materials, interfaces, networks, systems, infrastructures, data, chemicals, organisms, and genetic codes. Faced with the fourth industrial revolution, this book shed light on the necessity to recognize that manmade, artificial objects are continuously reshaping our daily lives, and thus to rethink the intimate and fundamental relationship between design and what