In recent years, biological organisms, methods from the sciences and “real” processes are increasingly becoming the material of art. Regardless of tendencies of a new realism in philosophy, questions arise about a new realism in art: how do the new correspondences between art and science, fact and fiction, construct themselves in contemporary art production? Which conceptual and narrative aesthetics and poetics result from this?
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