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In this conversation, the human-machine relationships with their effects on humanist philosophies will be covered to address the widening gaps between aesthetic theories and new technologies. Thus, in the contexts of “humanism,” “trans-humanism,” and “post-humanism,” the topic will contain the relationships between subject, aesthetics, and art while making commentaries on contemporary art.

  • Relationship between aesthetics and humanism
  • Human-machine relationship and trans-humanism
  • Transition to computer technologies to robotics
  • Through these processes, Views on the relationship between arts and aesthetics


Emre Zeytinoğlu (1955, İstanbul)

In 1980, he graduated from Mimar Sinan University. In 1986, he began holding solo exhibitions and participating in group exhibitions at national and international events. Since 1988, he has published articles on “art and aesthetics” in various magazines. He teaches a “Contemporary Art” course at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University. He takes on curatorial roles for multiple institutions and private galleries. He has hosted programs on art in Açık Radyo and football culture in Yaşam Radyo. He has also produced documentaries about archaeological settlements broadcast on different television channels.

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