New media art.

By: Tribe, Mark.
Contributor(s): Jana, Reena.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Basic art series.Publisher: Köln : Taschen, 2006Description: 96 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. (pbk).ISBN: 3822830410.Subject(s): Art | Computer art | Art, Modern-21st century | Art, Modern-20th centuryDDC classification: 709.22TRI
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Art in the age of digital communication Artists have always been early adopters of emerging media technologies, from Albrecht D'rer and his use of the printing press in the 16th century to Nam June Paik's experiments with video in the 1960s. In 1994, the advent of the Internet as a popular medium catalyzed a global art movement that began to explore the cultural, social, and aesthetic possibilities of such new communication technologies as the Web, video surveillance cameras, wireless phones, hand-held computers, and GPS devices. This book addresses New Media art as a specific art historical movement, focusing not only on technologies and forms but also on thematic content and conceptual strategies. New Media art often involves appropriation, collaboration, and the free sharing of ideas and expressions, and frequently addresses the political ramifications of technology around issues of identity, commercialization, privacy, and the public domain. Many New Media artists are profoundly aware of their art historical antecedents, making reference to Dada, Pop Art, Conceptual art, Performance art, and Fluxus. Artists featured: Cory Arcangel, Jonah Brucker-Cohen and Katherine Moriwaki, Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries, Vuk Cosic, Mary Flanagan, Ken Goldberg, Paul Kaiser and Shelly Eshkar, Jennifer and Kevin McCoy, Mouchette, MTAA, Keith and Mendi Obadike, Radical Software Group, Raqs Media Collective, RTMark, and John F. Simon Jr.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Art in the age of digital distribution (p. 6)
  • 0100101110101101.ORG - Life Sharing (p. 26)
  • Cory Arcangel - Super Mario Clouds (p. 28)
  • Natalie Bookchin - The Intruder (p. 30)
  • Jonah Brucker-Cohen and Katherine Moriwaki - Umbrella.net (p. 32)
  • Heath Bunting and Kayle Brandon - BorderXing Guide (p. 34)
  • Shu Lea Cheang - Brandon (p. 36)
  • Vuk Cosic - Deep ASCII (p. 38)
  • Electronic Disturbance Theater - Zapatista Tactical FloodNet (p. 40)
  • Etoy - etoy.Share (p. 42)
  • Mary Flanagan - [domestic] (p. 44)
  • Ken Goldberg - Telegarden (p. 46)
  • Natalie Jeremijenko - A-trees (p. 48)
  • Jodi-wwwwwwwww.jodi.org (p. 50)
  • Paul Kaiser and Shelley Eshkar - Pedestrian (p. 52)
  • John Klima - Glasbead (p. 54)
  • Knowbotic Research with Peter Sandbichler - Minds of Concern::Breaking News (p. 56)
  • Golan Levin with Scott Gibbons, Gregory Shakar and Yasmin Sohrawardy - Dialtones: A Telesymphony (p. 58)
  • Olia Lialina - My Boyfriend Came Back From the War (p. 60)
  • Rafael Lozano-Hemmer - Vectorial Elevation (p. 62)
  • Jennifer and Kevin Mccoy - Horror Chase (p. 64)
  • Mouchette - Mouchette.org (p. 66)
  • Mtaa - 1 year performance video (aka samHsiehUpdate) (p. 68)
  • Mark Napier - Shredder 1.0 (p. 70)
  • Mendi and Keith Obadike - The Pink of Stealth (p. 72)
  • Radioqualia - Free Radio Linux (p. 74)
  • Raqs Media Collective - Opus (p. 76)
  • Rsg - Carnivore (p. 78)
  • [registered Trademark] ARK - www.rtmark.com (p. 80)
  • Anne-Marie Schleiner, Joan Leandre and Brody Condon - Velvet-Strike (p. 82)
  • Alexei Shulgin - 386 DX (p. 84)
  • John F. Simon, Jr. - aLife (p. 86)
  • Cornelia Sollfrank - Female Extension (p. 88)
  • Wolfgang Staehle - 2001 (p. 90)
  • Torolab - The Region of the Transborder Trousers (La region de los pantalones transfronterizos) (p. 92)
  • Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries - Bust Down the Door Again! Gates of Hell-Victoria Version (p. 94)