The curator who founded MoMA’s video program recounts the artists and events that defined the medium.
Examines how artists have combined performance and moving image in their work since the 1960s, and how this work anticipates our changing relations to images since the advent of smart phones and the spread of online prosumerism.
Surveying the history of art, technology and information systems the books reveals the dark clouds that gather over discussions of the digital sublime.
Generally taking place in front of closed curtains during set changes between acts, the entr’acte delivers a fleeting new purpose and event to the otherwise sometimes inert space between stage and pit. This collection employs the entr’acte as a model for conceptualizing emerging formations of publics and of public space.
The most provocative voices of the Digital Age grapple with the direction of digital technology and its concomitant issues, including virtual identities and their relationship to the physical self, the collision of commercial and community interests on the Net, the Net threat to intellectual property, and the merger of art, popular culture, and commerce in interactive media.
Projects a critical context around the Season of Media Arts in London March 2006 and provides another discursive dimension to the events of October 2005’s Open Season.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).