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The Myth of Media Art

  • The Myth of Media Art: the aesthetics of the techno/imaginary and an art theory of virtual realities. "The Myth of Media Art" deals with key issues of contemporary media art. In the second part of the book, "Media Contexts: Key Topics, Arguments, Examples", art-related fields and significant media issues illustrate the inter-relationship between poetic creation and labor, and artistic practice and economy. Furthermore, the book provides an analysis of fragmentation and totality as diametric poles of a utopian renewal of art, as well as prospects of a media Mannerism, i.e., a renewal of art developed to a meta-level awareness of form in the era of advanced media machines. The book concludes with a careful examination of several works by important artists.

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Author:Hans Ulrich Reck
Publisher:VDG Weimar
Place of publication:Kromsdorf
Document Type:Book
Year of Completion:2007
Release Date:2017/10/30
GND Keyword:Medienkunst; Netzkunst; Ästhetik
Page Number:213
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung-Nicht kommerziell-Keine Bearbeitung