The Autobiography of Video The Life and Times of a Memory Technology
Professor i kunsthistorie Ina Blom er aktuell med bok "The Autobiography of Video The Life and Times of a Memory Technology"
About the book
In this innovative take on early video art, Ina Blom considers the widespread notion that analog video was endowed with lifelike memory and agency. Reversing standard accounts of artistic uses of video, she follows the reflexive unfolding of a technology that seemed to deploy artists and artistic frameworks in the creation of new technical and social realities. She documents, among other things, video’s emergence through the framework of painting, its identification with biological life, its exploration of the outer limits of technical and mental time control, and its construction of new realms of labor and collaboration.
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