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A Companion to Digital Art by Christiane Paul
Publication Date: 2016-03-02
Reflecting the dynamic creativity of its subject, this guide spans the evolution, aesthetics, and practice of today's digital art, combining fresh, emerging perspectives with the nuanced insights of leading theorists. Explores the history and evolution of digital art; its aesthetics and politics; as well as its often turbulent relationships with established institutions
Digital Art by Christiane Paul
Call Number: N7433.8 .P38 2015
Publication Date: 2015
This third, updated and expanded edition of Christiane Paul's acclaimed book investigates key areas of digital art practice that have gained in prominence in recent years, including the emergence and impact of location-based media, interactive public installation, augmentive and mixed reality, social networking and file-sharing and tablet technologies. It explores themes raised by digital artworks, such as viewer interaction, artificial life and intelligence, political and social activism, networks and telepresence, and issues surrounding the collection, presentation and preservation of digital art. It also looks at the impact of digital techniques and media on traditional forms of art such as printing, painting, photography and sculpture, as well as exploring the ways in which entirely new forms such as internet and software art, digital installation and virtual reality have emerged as recognized artistic practices.
Moving Image by Omar Kholeif
Call Number: NX650.M64 M68 2015
Publication Date: 2015
This anthology examines the expanded field of the moving image in recent art, tracing the genealogies of contemporary moving image work in performance, body art, experimental film, installation, and site-specific art from the 1960s to the present day.
New Media Installation: technology in public art by Sandu Publications (Editor)
Call Number: Oversize N6498.I56 N49 2018
Publication Date: 2018-11-13
Recent innovations in access to technology have led to an explosion in the number and variety of interactive art installations. Art pieces that would have been inconceivable twenty years ago are now popping up in galleries and public spaces around the world, expanding the range of human experience in mind-boggling ways. New Media Installation offers a fascinating look into the world of technology-based art installations, with a global selection of artists and works.
Radical Presence: black performance in contemporary art by Bill Arning (Foreword by); Valerie Cassel Oliver (Editor); Naomi Beckwith (Text by); Yona Backer (Text by)
Call Number: NX456.5.P38 R33 2013
Publication Date: 2013
"Radical Presence" chronicles the emergence of black performance practices in contemporary art.. Over five decades of performance art practices by such artists as Benjamin Patterson, David Hammons, Senga Nengudi, Lorraine O'Grady, Adrian Piper and Ulysses Jenkins are presented along representatives of subsequent generations such as Carrie Mae Weems, William Pope.L, Terry Adkins, Sherman Fleming, Danny Tisdale, Lyle Ashton Harris, Clifford Owens, Kalup Linzy and Adam Pendleton, among others.
New Art by Roxana Marcoci; Diana Murphy; Eve Sinaiko
Call Number: Oversize N6493 1990 .N48 1997
Publication Date: 1997
New Art includes work by more than 100 artists from around the globe. Most but not all of the artists are under the age of 50, and all of the works were made since 1990. Painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, installation and video are featured.
Aesthetics of Interaction in Digital Art by Katja Kwastek
Call Number: N6494.I57 K89 2015
Publication Date: 2013
Since the 1960s, artworks that involve the participation of the spectator have received extensive scholarly attention. Yet interactive artworks using digital media still present a challenge for academic art history. In this book, Katja Kwastek argues that the particular aesthetic experience enabled by these new media works can open up new perspectives for our understanding of art and media alike. Kwastek, herself an art historian, offers a set of theoretical and methodological tools that are suitable for understanding and analyzing not only new media art but also other contemporary art forms.
Generations and Geographies in the Visual Arts by Griselda Pollock (Editor)
Call Number: N72.F45 G46 1996
Publication Date: 1996-12-24
Generations and Geographies collects a unique assembly of artists, curators, critics and researchers to consider the question of sexual difference and its significance in the production and reception of visual representation by women artists.Generations indicates a sense of awareness of the historical and political positioning of women, whereas Geographies calls attention to their location in terms of nationality, imperialism, migration, exile, diaspora and social difference.
Bio Art : altered realities by William Myers
Call Number: Oversize N72.B56 M93 2015
Publication Date: 2015
In an era of fast-paced technological progress and with the impact of humans on the environment increasing, the concept of "nature" itself seems called into question. A contextual introduction traces the roots of bio artistic practice, followed by four thematic chapters: Altering Nature, Experimental Identity and Mediums, Visualizing Scale and Scope, and Redefining Life.
Processing: a programming handbook for visual designers and artists by Casey Reas; Ben Fry
Publication Date: 2014-12-19
The visual arts are rapidly changing as media moves into the web, mobile devices, and architecture. When designers and artists learn the basics of writing software, they develop a new form of literacy that enables them to create new media for the present, and to imagine future media that are beyond the capacities of current software tools. This book introduces this new literacy by teaching computer programming within the context of the visual arts. It offers a comprehensive reference and text for Processing (www.processing.org), an open-source programming language that can be used by students, artists, designers, architects, researchers, and anyone who wants to program images, animation, and interactivity. Written by Processing's cofounders, the book offers a definitive reference for students and professionals.
The Fundamentals of Digital Art by Richard Colson
Call Number: N7433.8 .C57 2007
Publication Date: 2007-12-10
A clear, up-to-the-minute look at digital art, this book offers complete explanations of physical computing, using data sources, programming, networks for artists, and experimental practices in digital media. Extensive illustrations, ranging from work by established digital artists to recent student work, make every point.
Digital Art and Meaning by Roberto Simanowski
Publication Date: 2011-05-20
In a world increasingly dominated by the digital, the critical response to digital art generally ranges from hype to counterhype. Digital Art and Meaning offers close readings of varied examples from genres of digital art such as kinetic concrete poetry, computer-generated text, interactive installation, mapping art, and information sculpture.
Poetic Operations: trans of color art in digital media by micha cárdenas
Publication Date: 2022-03-25
Drawing on decolonial theory, women of color feminism, media theory, and queer of color critique, cárdenas develops a method she calls algorithmic analysis. Understanding algorithms as sets of instructions designed to perform specific tasks (like a recipe), she breaks them into their component parts, called operations.
Retracing Political Dimensions : strategies in contemporary new Media Art by Oliver Grau (Editor); Inge Hinterwaldner (Editor)
Call Number: NX460.5.N49 R48 2021
Publication Date: 2020-11-23
At the beginning of the 21st century, new forms and dynamics of interplay are constituted at the interfaces of media, art and politics. Current challenges in society and ecology, like climate, surveillance, virtualization of the global financial markets, are characterized by hybrid and subtle technologies. New media art utilizes its broad range of expression in order to tackle the most urgent topics through multi-sensorial, participatory, and activist approaches. This volume shows how media artists address, with a political lens, the core of these developments critically and productively.