Art Journal 45 (3): Video: The Reflexive Medium (1985)

13 May 2015, dusan

Contents:
Electra Myths: Video, Modernism, Postmodernism by Katherine Dieckmann
Why Don’t They Tell Stories Like They Used To? by Ann-Sargent Wooster
The Passion for Perceiving: Expanded Forms of Film and Video Art by John G. Hanhardt
From Gadget Video to Agit Video by Benjamin H.D. Buchloh
Subject to Change: Guerrilla Television Revisited by Deirdre Boyle
Tracking Video Art: “Image Processing” as a Genre by Lucinda Furlong
Pressure Points: Video in the Public Sphere by Martha Gever
The New Sleep: Stasis and the Image-Bound Environment by Tricia Collins and Richard Milazzo
Video: A Selected Chronology, 1963-1983 by Barbara London

Guest editor: Sara Hornbacher
Publisher College Art Association of America, Fall 1985
ISSN 0004-3249
93 pages

WorldCat

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Marga Bijvoet: Art as Inquiry: Toward New Collaborations Between Art, Science, and Technology (1997) [EN, DE]

16 April 2015, dusan

Art as Inquiry is a pioneering yet under-recognized monographic study of art in the 1960s and early 1970s; Despite the subtitle, Bijvoet’s artistic concerns are not exclusively focused on science and technology, but rather with the “‘moving out’ into nature or the environment and the “moving ‘into technology’”: twin tendencies that, in her mind, stand out amidst the pluralism of 1960s art. She claims that these movements not only broke “the boundaries of art and … the commercial art world structure” but more importantly that environmental artists and tech artists both sought out and engaged in collaborations in which the artist “entered into a new relationship with the environment, space, public arena, onto the terrain of other sciences.”” (Edward A. Shanken)

Publisher Peter Lang, 1997
ISBN 0820433829, 9780820433820
x+283 pages

Review: Alan Dorin (2006).

WorldCat (EN)

Art as Inquiry (English, 1997, HTML, at Internet Archive)
Kunst-Forschung (German, n.d., HTML, at Internet Archive)

Art Post-Internet: Information/Data (2014)

14 October 2014, dusan

A PDF catalogue accompanying the exhibition Art Post-Internet, curated by Karen Archey and Robin Peckham for the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing during spring 2014. Includes two essays written by the curators, responses to a questionnaire on the nature of the term “post-internet,” and documentation of the works.

Edited by Karen Archey and Robin Peckham
Designed by PWR Studio, Berlin
Published in October 2014
134 pages

Catalogue website

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Ellen Røed: Skyvelære (2014)

5 September 2014, dusan

Composed of the words sliding and knowing, the Norwegian term skyvelære means caliper, a device for measuring distance. In her research Ellen Røed reflects on devices and procedures that are used in video art and in the natural sciences. She considers various relationships involved in creating representations; field trips, story telling, gathering or capturing of data, measuring and calibrating.

Critical Reflection on Artistic Results of a Fellowship Project in Artistic Research
Bergen Academy of Art and Design, 2014
143 pages

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Download the video Skyvelære (While Attempting to Balance) (2013, 276 MB, MOV)

See This Sound: Versprechungen von Bild und Ton / Promises in Sound and Vision (2010) [German/English]

2 July 2014, dusan

As the status of sound in art and music evolves and redefines itself, so too does sound art find new ways of describing its history. See This Sound compiles a large number of artists, filmmakers, composers and performers, reaching back into the early twentieth century and into the present to survey overlaps between not only sound and art, sound and film, and the metaphor of cinema as rhythm or symphony. Proceeding chronologically, the book takes the early cinematic “eye music” of Hans Richter as a starting point, noting parallel works by Walter Ruttmann and Oskar Fischinger; moving into the postwar period, the art/cinema/ music experiments of Peter Kubelka, Valie Export and Michael Snow are discussed, establishing precedents to similar work by Rodney Graham, Carsten Nicolai, Jeremy Deller and many others.

With essays by Helmut Draxler, Diedrich Diederichsen, Gabriele Jutz, Liz Kotz, Heidi Grundmann, Christian Höller, Dieter Daniels, and Manuela Ammer.

Edited by Cosima Rainer, Stella Rollig, Dieter Daniels and Manuela Ammer
Publisher Walther König, Cologne, 2010
ISBN 3865606830, 9783865606839
320 pages

Exhibition website and archive

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