MediaArtHistories.

Contributor(s): Grau, Oliver.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Leonardo.Publisher: Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, 2007Description: xii, 475p. 23cm.ISBN: 0262072793.Other title: Media art histories.Subject(s): Art | Computer art | Digital art | Media arts | Art-Historiography | Art and science | Art and technologyDDC classification: 709.22GRA
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Leading scholars take a wider view of new media, placing it in the context of art history and acknowledging the necessity of an interdisciplinary approach in new media art studies and practice.

Includes bibliographical references.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Series Foreword (p. ix)
  • Acknowledgments (p. xi)
  • 1 Introduction (p. 1)
  • 2 The Coming And Going Of Images (p. 15)
  • I Origins: Evolution versus Revolution (p. 19)
  • 3 It Is Forbidden Not To Touch (p. 21)
  • Some Remarks On The (Forgotten Parts Of The) History Of Interactivity And Virtuality
  • 4 Historicizing Art And Technology (p. 43)
  • Forging A Method And Firing A Cannon
  • 5 Twin-Touch-Test-Redux (p. 71)
  • Media Archaeological Approach To Art, Interactivity, And Tactility
  • 6 Duchamp: Interface: Turing (p. 103)
  • A Hypothetical Encounter Between The Bachelor Machine And The Universal Machine
  • 7 Remember The Phantasmagoria! (p. 137)
  • Illusion Politics Of The Eighteenth Century And Its Multimedial Afterlife
  • 8 Islamic Automation (p. 163)
  • A Reading Of Al-Jazari's The Book Of Knowledge Of Ingenious Mechanical Devices (1206)
  • II Machine--Media--Exhibition (p. 179)
  • 9 The Automatization Of Figurative Techniques (p. 181)
  • Toward The Autonomous Image
  • 10 Image, Process, Performance, Machine (p. 193)
  • Aspects Of An Aesthetics Of The Machinic
  • 11 From Film To Interactive Art (p. 207)
  • Transformations In Media Arts
  • 12 The Passage From Material To Interface (p. 229)
  • 13 The Myth Of Media Immateriality (p. 251)
  • Presenting And Preserving New Media
  • III Pop Meets Science (p. 275)
  • 14 Device Art (p. 277)
  • A New Approach In Understanding Japanese Contemporary Art Media
  • 15 Projecting Minds (p. 309)
  • 16 Abstraction And Complexity (p. 339)
  • 17 Making Studies In New Media Critical (p. 355)
  • IV Image Science (p. 381)
  • 18 Image, Meaning, And Discovery (p. 383)
  • 19 There Are No Visual Media (p. 395)
  • 20 Projection (p. 407)
  • Vanishing And Becoming
  • 21 Between A Bach And A Bard Place (p. 423)
  • Productive Constraint In Early Computer Arts
  • 22 Picturing Uncertainty (p. 453)
  • From Representation To Mental Representation
  • Contributors (p. 469)