Illuminating Video: An Essential Guide to Video Art

Illuminating Video: An Essential Guide to Video Art

by Doug Hall, Sally Jo Fifer

Hardcover(Revised Edition)

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This volume contains the insights of prominent artists in the field as well as critical writings by scholars and critics. It illustrates the complex, heterogeneous nature of video, and highlights its strong ties to the visual arts and social theory. While providing an essential critical context for understanding video's role as art, these writings show that video is at the forefront of contemporary cultural and aesthetic discourse. Using a wide range of strategies, from the poetic to the deconstructive, these essays provide a long overdue critical context in which to evaluate video as art and its subsequent impact on social and cultural behavior.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780893813895
Publisher: Aperture Foundation
Publication date: 06/01/1991
Edition description: Revised Edition
Pages: 566
Product dimensions: 6.88(w) x 9.57(h) x 1.69(d)

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