Princeton University Library Catalog

Electronic superhighway : from experiments in art and technology to art after the internet / edited by Omar Kholeif.

London : Whitechapel Gallery, 2016.
270 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Summary note:
Beginning with US artists Robert Rauschenberg and Robert Whitman's 1966 Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.) with Bell Laboratories engineers (followed the first network experiment linking two computers in 1965), and including new and rarely seen multimedia works, film, painting, sculpture, photography and drawings by over 30 artists such as Cory Arcangel, Roy Ascott, Jeremy Bailey, Judith Barry, James Bridle, Constant Dullaart, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Oliver Laric, Vera Molnar, Trevor Paglen, Nam June Paik, Ryan Trecartin and Ulla Wiggen, this timely publication tells the story of an interconnected global visual culture marked by mass social and political change. 00Fully illustrated in colour, the book will include essays by curator Omar Kholeif, Ed Halter (Director at Light Industry, New York) and Erika Balsom (Senior Lecturer at Kings College London); conversations between pioneering video artist Judith Barry and Sarah Perks (Artistic Director: Visual Art at HOME, Manchester), and between musician and media artist Dragan Espenschied and Heather Corcoran (Executive Director of Rhizome); and newly commissioned artist interviews with Ulla Wiggen and Jonas Lund by Seamus McCormack (Assistant Curator, Whitechapel). The catalogue will also feature a sequence of artist interventions from Douglas Coupland.
"Published on the occasion of the exhibition Electronic Superhighway: From Experiments in Art and Technology to Art After the Internet, 2016-1966 held at Whitechapel Gallery, London, January 29 - May 15, 2016"--Colophon.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 266-267).
Creation/​Production credits:
Essays by Iwona Blazwick, Omar Kholeif, Ed Halter, and Erika Balsom ; interview with Dragan Espenschied by Heather Corcoran, Nam June Paik by Lynn Hersman Leeson, Judith Barry by Sarah Perks, Jonas Lund by Séamus McCormack, and Ulla Wiggen by Séamus McCormack.
Electronic superhighway / Iwona Blazwick -- Electronic superhighway : towards a possible future for art and the internet / Omar Kholeif -- Time frames : three episodes in the evolution of digital cinema / Ed Halter -- On the grid / Erika Balsom -- Performing digital culture / Dragan Espenschied in conversation with Heather Corcoran -- Video philosopher / Nam June Paik in conversation with Lynn Hershman Leeson -- The dynamics of desire / Judith Barry in conversation with Sarah Perks -- Programming subjectivity / Jonas Lund in conversation with Séamus McCormack -- Membrane of mind / Ulla Wiggen in conversation with Séamus McCormack -- Artists' biographies -- Contributors' biographies -- List of works.
  • Exhibition catalogs.
  • Interviews.
  • 9780854882465 (paperback)
  • 0854882464 (paperback)
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