[ISEA2012] Abstract: Josephine Anstey – The Wilderness at Home

In this paper I suggest that we need a complex, fractal-like intermingling of the wilderness and city in both real and virtual space in order to create a sustainable future for human beings on the earth. I discuss Mrs. Squandertime, a persistent simulation/stimulation of the slow alpha state that is conjured by watching nature without purpose, as an example of such an intermingling.

Josephine Anstey Dept. of Media Study, SUNY at Buffalo, US

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