[Image: Bionet :: Recombinant by Eugene Thacker] Fever — an online multiplayer game about contemporary systems of medicine and health — by Spyros Nakas, Marountas John, Nektarios Nasser, Manos Loukopoulos.
Gameifying Medical Normativity by Daphne Dragona: What is the value of life today and how is it estimated? How does it relate to the dubious health and medical system of contemporary states and how do these elements affect the image of “life itself”?
Since the emergence of biopolitics back in the 18th century, when the body became the very center of interest and object of government, different standards and norms were established that could progressively control the entirety of human bios. With the help of demographics and statistics, life started being quantified and articulated and a multiplicity of men, a global mass became affected by overall processes characteristic of birth, death, production, illness and so on… (i) Continue reading