In this fiercely ambitious study, Meredith Anne Hoy seeks to reestablish the very definitions of digital art and aesthetics in art history. She begins by problematizing the notion of digital aesthetics, tracing the nineteenth- and twentieth-century movements that sought to break art down into its constituent elements, which in many ways predicted and paved the way for our acceptance of digital art. Through a series of case studies, Hoy questions the separation between analog and digital art and finds that while there may be sensual and experiential differences, they fall within the same technological categories. She also discusses computational art, in which the sole act of creation is the building of a self-generating algorithm. The medium isn't the message-what really matters is the degree to which the viewer can sense a creative hand in the art.
With 1 in 6 Australians diagnosed with a hearing impairment, and many more interacting daily with someone who is hearing impaired, the chances of miscommunication are high. Such problematic communication impacts on relationships at home and in the workplace.
Hearing aid companies supply simple 'how-to' brochures for new hearing aid wearers. I have added a greater depth of information in my booklet to explain the 'whys' behind the 'how-tos'-- Why does sound change with hearing loss? Why does it take time to learn to use hearing aids? Why can I hear some things perfectly and not others?
With 30 years of hearing impairment, Pamela Heemskerk has collated information from her own and others' experience and compiled a booklet covering the following topics:
This is a short practical booklet for those who want to know more about living with hearing loss.
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