46 | Posthuman Art - the future is here

46 | Posthuman Art - the future is here

Disturbing the Piece is back with new episodes! We’re pushing the boundaries of what it means to be human in posthuman art. When the human organism is not entirely organic anymore what do we define as human and when does it become machine? We’ll answer this along with the basics - what is the movement and where did it originate?



Humanism - the opposite of Posthuman


Old school examples of the Posthuman

Hieronymus Bosch, Garden of Earthly Delights (detail), 1503-1515


AI Generated Artwork

Matthew Barney

Performance artist Stelarc


Time Landscape by Alan Sonfist

Pictures taken by Stephanie when she visited the site. Did you notice the background sound of Time Landscape playing during the episode?


Links / articles mentioned

Posthumanism and Contemporary Art - Widewalls

Former West: Art and the Contemporary after 1989 - Posthuman chapter

Themes of Contemporary Art - Body chapter - Jean Robertson and Craig McDaniel

Professor Rosi Braidotti’s website

Kevin LaGrandeur - Posthumanism and Contemporary Art - MoCA, Cleveland

Margaret Andersen - What Does “Posthuman Design” Actually Mean? - Eye on Design

Cerise Joelle Myers - Imagining the Posthuman: Art, Technology, and Living in the Future - U of Minnesota dissertation

Ana Teixeira Pinto - The Post-Human Animal - Frieze

Futurist Art Movement - The Art Story

Sheila Melvin - A Beijing Exhibition on Art for the 'Post-Human Era' - New York Times

Exhibition Histories - Jeffery Deitch on Post Human 1992 - Spike Magazine

Is artificial intelligence set to become art’s next medium? - Christie’s

Random Exhibition Title Generator - Rebecca Uchill's MIT project

Anastasiia Raina - Posthuman Art and Design

Time Landscape - Greenstreet

Matthew Barney’s Cremaster Cycle - Guggenheim Museum

Curtin University - Zombies, Cyborgs & Chimeras: A Talk by Performance Artist, Prof Stelarc - Youtube video


45 | Monuments - tale as old as time

45 | Monuments - tale as old as time