Critical Issues in Electronic Media

Critical Issues in Electronic Media

by Simon Penny (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791423189
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 05/04/1995
Series: SUNY Series in Film History and Theory Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Simon Penny is Associate Professor of Art and Robotics at Carnegie Mellon University. He has worked in electronic media arts as an artist, writer, and teacher for over ten years and has lectured, published, and exhibited widely in the United States, Europe, and Australia.

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Suck on This, Planet of Noise!
McKenzie Wark

2. In/Quest of Presence: Virtuality, Aurality, and Television's Gulf War
Frances Dyson

3. Consumer Culture and the Technological Imperative: The Artist in Dataspace
Simon Penny

4. Technology is the People's Friend: Computers, Class, and the New Cultural Politics
Richard Wright

5. Utopian Plagiarism, Hypertextuality, and Electronic Cultural Production
Critical Art Ensemble

6. Virtual Worlds: Fascination and Reactions
Florian Rötzer

7. Transforming Mirrors: Subjectivity and Control in Interactive Media
David Rokeby

8. Encapsulated Bodies in Motion: Simulators and the Quest for Total Immersion
Erkki Huhtamo

9. Image, Language, and Belief in Synthesis
George Legrady

10. Track Organology
Douglas Kahn

11. On Monitors and Men and Other Unsolved Feminine Mysteries: Video Technology and the Feminine
Nell Tenhaaf

12. The Irresistible Interface: Video's Unknown Forces and Fire-Lit Waves
David Tafler

13. One Video Theory (some assembly required)
Gregory Ulmer

Bibliography

Contributors

Index

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