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The Origins of Social Media

Judy Malloy

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In the formative years of the Internet, researchers collaboratively connected computing systems with a goal of sharing research and computing resources. The model process with which they created the ... More


Fred Forest's Utopia: Media Art and Activism

Michael F. Leruth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036498
eISBN:
9780262339926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036498.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This book introduces readers to the iconoclastic work of the French media artist Fred Forest. A pioneer in the fields of video art in the 1960s and internet art in the 1990s, and cofounder of the ... More


Poiesis and Enchantment in Topological Matter

Xin Wei Sha

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262019514
eISBN:
9780262318914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019514.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Movement, and in particular, gesture are arguably essential aspects of engendering human experience. But rather than taking “the body” or “cognition” for granted as conceptual starting points, we ... More


Media Art’s Challenge to Our Societies

Oliver Grau

in Imagery in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015721
eISBN:
9780262315159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015721.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter states that digital media art became “the art of our time”; the author expresses his views on this media art, which is still lagging behind in various cultural societies. In the chapter, ... More


Art Forms and Art Sortals

Christy Mag Uidhir

in Art and Art-Attempts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199665778
eISBN:
9780191748608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665778.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Further building on the work from previous chapters, the author employs the framework of attempts and the sort-relevant notion of authorship to provide a systematic and structurally precise account ... More


Biennialization-as-banalization, promotion, and resistance

Jenny Lin

in Above Sea: Contemporary art, urban culture, and the fashioning of global Shanghai

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526132604
eISBN:
9781526139047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526132604.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter Three investigates the turn of the twenty-first century global expansion of Shanghai’s contemporary art vis-à-vis the first international iteration of China’s premier contemporary art event, ... More


Arts Wire: The Nonprofit Arts Online

Judy Malloy

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0023
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Beginning in 1992, Arts Wire, a program of the New York Foundation for the Arts, was a social media platform and Internet presence provider, that provided access to news, information, and dialogue on ... More


Entangled: Technology and the Transformation of Performance

Chris Salter

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262195881
eISBN:
9780262315104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262195881.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores technology’s influence on artistic performance practices in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The author shows that technologies, from the mechanical to the ... More


Introduction

Tarek Elhaik

in The Incurable-Image: Curating Post-Mexican Film and Media Arts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474403351
eISBN:
9781474418508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403351.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines post-Mexican film and media arts and proposes a conception of curation as both repair and counter-actualization. It does so by introducing the concept of the incurable-image. ... More


Crossing-Over of Art History and Media History in the Times of the Early Internet—with Special Regard to THE THING NYC

Susanne Gerber

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In the early Internet, art history crossed the path of media history and both disciplines conveyed characteristics of each other. Net (based) art did not regain the utopian potential of art, but its ... More


Conclusion

Delinda Collier

in Repainting the Walls of Lunda: Information Colonialism and Angolan Art

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816694440
eISBN:
9781452953632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694440.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

The conclusion connects Painted Walls of Lunda and its themes of anthropology with the digital age, information and technology, and new media art.


The Ringtone and Its Aesthetic Subgenres in Contemporary Classical Music and Media Performance/Installation Art

Sumanth Gopinath

in The Ringtone Dialectic: Economy and Cultural Form

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019156
eISBN:
9780262315081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019156.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The central goal of this chapter is to track the emergence of new genres of contemporary music and art enabled by the monophonic and polyphonic ringtone. It highlights the medley composition, the ... More


Defining the Image as Place: A Conversation with Kit Galloway, Sherrie Rabinowitz, and Gene Youngblood

Steven Durland

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Since meeting in 1975, Kit Galloway and Sherrie Rabinowitz focused their collaborative art work on developing new and alternative structures for video as an interactive communication form and on ... More


Why This Book?

Xin Wei Sha

in Poiesis and Enchantment in Topological Matter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262019514
eISBN:
9780262318914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019514.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Chapter 1 orients readers to what is at stake in computationally augmented and nondigital responsive media and responsive environments: the potential for ethico-aesthetic experiment. This appeals to ... More


Expanding on “What Is the Social in Social Media?”: A Conversation with Geert Lovink

Judy Malloy

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0028
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In 1995, Geert Lovink started <nettime> with Pit Schultz. It expanded into many lists and languages and in the process demonstrated that English language and American-centric platforms do not have to ... More


Materiality: Grounds of Media and Culture

Jussi Parikka

in A Geology of Media

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816695515
eISBN:
9781452950877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695515.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 1 grounds the book in debates about materiality and digital culture; offers an explanation of the anthropocene and the term that I use: the anthrobscene, to emphasise the obscenities of ... More


An Alternative Deep Time of the Media

Jussi Parikka

in A Geology of Media

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816695515
eISBN:
9781452950877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695515.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The notion of “deep time” stems from geology and has been used in media art history context by Siegfried Zielinski. However it can be read more literally to refer to the undergrounds and geophysics ... More


Media Arts as Intervention

Yvonne Spielmann

in Resolutions 3: Global Networks of Video

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670826
eISBN:
9781452947181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670826.003.0011
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter considers some examples in the international media arts that can be identified as aesthetic/cultural interventions, i.e. they demonstrate decisive strategies of creative intervention ... More


Inhuman Arts: From Cubism to New Media

Ashley Woodward

in Lyotard and the Inhuman Condition: Reflections on Nihilism, Information and Art

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697243
eISBN:
9781474418669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697243.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Twentieth century European philosophy has seen many influential critiques of the technological dehumanisation process, often accompanied by appeals to the humanising powers of art as a potential ... More


Psychogeophysics of Technology

Jussi Parikka

in A Geology of Media

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816695515
eISBN:
9781452950877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695515.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

As an alternative to the Situationist psychogeography-methodology, some artists have coined the idea of psychogeophysics that addresses the planetary scale, not just urban culture. The chapter ... More


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