About the Author

Christiane Wagner

E-Mail: christiane.wagner@malix.univ-paris1.fr

Website: http://www.institut-acte.cnrs.fr/aesthetica/author/christianewagner/

Dr. Christiane Wagner has been a Professor of Aesthetics, post-doc researcher at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP), São Paulo since 2014. She received her PhD in Sciences of Art and Aesthetics from Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne in 2013. Her recent publications include Esthétique: L’image contemporaine et l’analyse du concept de l’innovation (Paf, 2014) and Poïésis: Entre la raison et la sensibilité (3rd ISA World Forum Vienna, RC14 Sociology of Communication, Knowledge and Culture, 2016). Her research interests include visual arts, visual sociology, and sciences of communication.

Contributions by Author: Christiane Wagner

11/30/2016 _Perspective

Aesthetic Experience

Visual Culture as the Masterpiece of Nonhumanity

This essay proposes a reflection on aesthetic experiences and their implications on the nonhuman for the study of culture. It focuses on visual culture as one of the representative means for a life of coexistence. In the present day, images search for an agreement with innovation as the new reality of culture. However, the life experiences offered by the digital world are being realized through the new senses offered by the media. Therefore, can today’s realities of visual culture be considered nonhuman?