Galit Wellner

The NB School of Design, University of Haifa; Adjunct Professor at Tel Aviv University

Galit Wellner

Technics and Subjectivity: Case Studies of 21st Century Technologies

My dissertation is based on the presupposition that contemporary technologies are based on a new paradigm. There is a difference, I argue, between tools, machines and digital technologies (such as the cellphone), so that each of them produces different experiences. This dissertation examines the experiences provided by digital technologies, using as a case study the cellphone, the emblem of contemporary everdayness.