via …

… wonder whether this will happen

“Blogs are helping us get a better understanding of how things happen on the Internet,” said Adar. “We’re hopeful that in being able to do this research, we can apply the technology to other information, like e-mail, to improve productivity.” from here via reblog

Walking in algorythmic patterns via media arts lab is here described as

.. The .walks of socialfiction are algorythmic theatre and thus one of possible experimental answers for software art’s tendency of introspection.

… or blogs a new form of staging …

.. the performative subject of doing a website is a characteristic to a blog; so to generate ideas – a blog establishes a frame, for actors and agents .. creating a dialog between programmed and human structures … via dialogue here

.. and coming from the known source computers as theatre via here


Aristotle maintained that the object of (i.e., what is being imitated by) a drama is action, not persons: “We maintain that Tragedy is primarily an imitation of action, and that it is mainly for the sake of the action that it imitates the personal agents” (Poetics, 1450b, 1-5). In drama, character may be defined as bundles of traits, predispositions, and choices that, when taken together, form coherent entities. Those entities are the agents of the action represented in the plot. This definition emphasizes the primacy of action.

Traits circumscribe the actions (or kinds of actions) that an agent has the capability to perform, thereby defining the agent’s potential. There are two kinds of traits: traits that determine how an agent can act internal traits) and traits that represent those internal predispositions (external traits). People must be given cues by the external representation of an agent that allow them to infer its internal traits.

Representations are normally thought of as having objects, even though those objects need not be things that can or do exist in the real world. Likewise, plays are often said to represent their characters; that is, Hamlet is a representation of the king of Denmark, and so on. In the Aristotelian view, the object of a dramatic representation is not character but action; Hamlet represents the action of a man attempting to discover and punish his father’s murderer. The characters are there because they are required in order to represent the action, and not the other way around. An action is made up of incidents that are causally and structurally related to one other ….
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Archives

Written by:

Be First to Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *