Video Art Theory: A Comparative Approach

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Author : Helen Westgeest
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons(29-May-2015)
Paperback : 224 pages
ISBN 10 : 1118475461
ISBN 13 : 9781118475461
Language : English
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Video Art Theory: A Comparative Approach demonstrates how video art functions on the basis of a comparative media approach, providing a crucial understanding of video as a medium in contemporary art and of the visual mediations we encounter in daily life.
  • A critical investigation of the visual media and selected video artworks which contributes to the understanding of video as a medium in contemporary art
  • The only study specifically devoted to theorizing the medium of video from the perspective of prominent characteristics which result from how video works deal with time, space, representation, and narrative
  • The text has emerged out of the authors own lectures and seminars on video art
  • Offers a comparative approach which students find especially useful, offering new perspectives