THE BODY AND THE GEOPOLITICS OF TECHNOCOLONIZATION, TECHNOCOLONIALITY OF THE BODY IN ART, CULTURE AND EDUCATION! (2ND PART)
Keywords:Education, Art, Body, Technology, Geopolitics
The “concept” of technocoloniality (2020) has been epistemologically “defined” in parts because the reflection is premised on a larger discussion that considers the body in its contemporary technological totality that also considers different understandings of and about technology. The first idea of the epistemic formulation of technocoloniality is about the geopolitical condition of technology that has been posited as a fundamental premise of the human body's current existence. While the body that is aware of technocoloniality is the body that recognizes the role of contemporary colonization/coloniality imposed on bodies by the requirement to use technology as the only mode of survival. However, in this case, the body that does not want to be technological, also does not want to be colonized by technology (techno(logical)), for sure it will not allow itself to survive only if it submits to technocoloniality, therefore, it is a body aware of the geopolitics imposed, especially, by the project of technical universalization and therefore it does not submit itself to existence only if it participates in technology. Considering this and also taking into account the first part already exposed in which I had to highlight the “economic of death” and “hate” (2020a) policies of the last Federal Government that de-treated the pandemic, this second part will directly address the technocoloniality in the body of art in contemporaneity as an artifice of colonization. To support this epistemological construction I will draw on postmodern (contemporary) debates about technological art bodies, which understand the body as necessarily linked to technology for production; I will also use modern discussions that have classified non-European bodies. Anchoring these approaches will be a decolonial episteme by the critical biogeographic border perspective to unlink body and technology as a possibility of coexistence between colonial differences in contemporaneity.
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