Preserving and exhibiting media art

Preserving and exhibiting media art

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This important and first-of-its-kind collection addresses the emerging challenges in the field of media art preservation and exhibition, providing an outline for the training of professionals in this field. Since the emergence of time-based media such as film, video and digital technology, artists have used them to experiment with their potential. The resulting artworks, with their basis in rapidly developing technologies that cross over into other domains such as broadcasting and social media, have challenged the traditional infrastructures for the collection, preservation and exhibition of art. Addressing these challenges, the authors provide a historical and theoretical survey of the field, and introduce students to the challenges and difficulties of preserving and exhibiting media art through a series of first-hand case studies. Situated at the threshold between archival practices and film and media theory, it also makes a strong contribution to the growing literature on archive theory and archival practices.... Filz-TV, 13 Joseph Beuys, 1966). video projection For at least 30 years of commercial use, the CRT remained the only way of exploiting ... for video projection dates back to the early 1940s and the experiments in electronic image projection with RCAa#39;s CRT ... colors, the beams of light converged to compose the final image on the screen, whose dimensions were four and a half feet by five and two thirds.

Title:Preserving and exhibiting media art
Author:Julia Noordegraaf, Cosetta Saba, Barbara Le Maitre, Vinzenz Hediger
Publisher:Amsterdam University Press - 2014-03-14


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