Rethinking the Ontology of Technology
In Alf Hornborgs view technological progress is not so much a matter of ingenious and innocent breakthroughs in engineering as of devising new and profitable systems for displacing work and environmental pressures to other populations and geographical areas.The essential rationale of globalized technological systems is thus as inextricably connected to societal injustices as slavery or serfdom. Hornborg´s political scope enables to better understand how social and environmental problems are inherently connected.
Alf Hornborg, Human Ecology, Lund University
Anita Kaya, Im_flieger Artists’ Association
Bernd Kräftner, Art & Science, University of Applied Arts Vienna
Moderation: Kilian Jörg, Philosopher/Artist