Techno-imagination and Implicit Knowledge

  • Jiří Bystřický
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8012)


Techno-imagination is the ability to encode and decode images created by devices. This technological shift has caused a departure from images towards an alphanumeric codification of knowledge. This has led to the disconnection between thinking and speaking, caused by new computer codes. The paper discusses the effects of this paradigm shift on the mental processing of vision data and on the relation between concepts and images. We conclude our exploration with a strategy to define a concept of media to allow for both of its features: mediality and transparency.


image mediality transparency art imaging instrumentality 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiří Bystřický
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  1. 1.Academy of Fine ArtsPragueCzech Republic

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