The Universe of Signs The term semiosphere [from Greek sēmeion ‘sign’ (sēma ‘mark’) + -sphere] was originally introduced in 1984 by Yuri Lotman to denote space within which constantly function and emerge processes of signification. In his words this is “a specific sphere, possessing signs, which are assigned to the enclosed space. Only within suchContinue Weaving
The world is full of things and somebody has to look for them
Thing-finding is connecting the dots in a new way and thus building unexpected bridges of understanding. Expressed in the terms of visibility in search this means broader reach and set of connections.
Search is not only informational, transactional or navigational. It also has a lot to do with discovery, with our innate need for a quest. A quest for meaning.
In an era when everything not only online but also offline step by step becomes interconnected, collecting serendipitous discoveries is like finding paths to open doors across the web.
Think of this section as a one of those Cabinets of curiosities (Wunderkammer), where the objects are not items, but rather concepts and ideas.
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A harmless condition characterized by blending of the senses – colours associated with letters and numbers, smells and tastes perceptually linked to music, sounds triggering the perception of shapes, synesthesia is a neurological phenomenon which reminds us that not everyone experiences the world the way we do. From brown squared orgasms, through ringing that feels roughContinue Weaving
Liberature is literature where the book does not contain a literary work, it is the literary work itself. On an even more abstract level it is a creative where content and its material form are an organic unity, intricately interwoven, in terms of the meaning conveyed. The concepts behind and around Liberature The term forContinue Weaving