Feeling, failure, fallacies

  • Geoff Cox
  • Christian Ulrik Andersen


Digital culture has become instrumental for capturing and managing what RaymondWilliams would once have called “structures of feeling”. The journal issue A Peer-Reviewed Journal About Machine Feeling alludes to this, and points to a material analysisof aesthetics and culture, including its technical and social forms, and in the way thatthis concept was originally employed as an acknowledgment of the importance of thehard to capture dimensions of everyday life. What potential new sensibilities andstructures of feeling may arise in such normalized registers of our habits? What newcultural and social forms and practices emerge in the coming together of machinelearning and structures of feeling? In each their own way, the authors in this journalexplore these questions