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Digital Interface: Addie Wagenknecht’s Alone Together, BOMB Magazine

“Technology is seductive when what it offers meets our human vulnerabilities. And as it turns out, we are very vulnerable indeed,” writes psychologist and theorist Sherry Turkle in Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other (2011). In the introduction, Turkle explains that her book “is about how we are changed as technology offers us substitutes for connecting with each other face-to-face.” This new form of intimacy described by Turkle—one that paradoxically involves a high degree of isolation—sets the stage for Addie Wagenknecht’s second solo show at bitforms gallery. 


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Amelia Rina