Media Which/Who Think | A Man-Machine Relationship

Siegfried Zielinski, German media theorist, and Boris Groys, Russian-German art historian, in conversation about media theory, technology and art. Zielinski interviews Groys about his new book, “Under Suspicion: A Phenomenology of Media.” Topics discussed include ontological imagination, evil, conspiracy theory, the stupidity and intelligence of machines, phenomenology, avant-garde art, aura, the event, and dialectical materialism. Other philosophers and artists mentioned include Plato, Stalin, Derrida, and Malevich.

Public open lecture for the students and faculty of the European Graduate School EGS Media and Communication Studies department program Saas-Fee Switzerland Europe 2014 Siegfried Zielinski and Boris Groys.

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