Technologies Of Magic

Edited by Edward Scheer, John Potts
Technologies Of Magic

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This distinctive collection of essays charts curious territory: a place occupied by both machines and magic. It investigates the co-existence of belief in ghosts, magic and contemporary culture. It frames ghosts and magic as fundamentally performative - performing new kinds of cultural work in the world. It is a scholarly collection, ideal for students and academics interested in the crossover between culture, media and the supernatural, followers of performance artists including Stelarc and anyone interested in the role of magic in everyday life.
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This distinctive collection of essays charts curious territory: a place occupied by both machines and magic. It investigates the co-existence of belief in ghosts, magic and contemporary culture. It frames ghosts and magic as fundamentally performative - performing new kinds of cultural work in the world. It is a scholarly collection, ideal for students and academics interested in the crossover between culture, media and the supernatural, followers of performance artists including Stelarc and anyone interested in the role of magic in everyday life.