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Digital Visual Culture: Theory and Practice
Computers and the History of Art Series
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ISBN 9781841502489
Volume 3
Paperback 112 pages
230x174mm
Published April 2009
Imprint: Intellect
Books by Anna Bentkowska-Kafel
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Digital creativity is boundless. Art practitioners and scholars continue to explore what technology has to offer and practice-based research is redefining their disciplines. What happens when an artist experiments with bio-scientific data and discovers something the scientists failed to notice? How do virtual telematic environments affect our relationship with the object and our understanding of identity and presence? Interactive engagement with the creative process takes precedence over the finite piece thus affecting the roles of the artist and the viewer.

The experience of arts computing in the last decades provides a sound basis for theorising this practice. Since its inception in 1985, CHArt – Computers and the History of Art – has been at the forefront of international debate on digital art practice, curation and scholarship. The ten papers included in this volume, the third CHArt Yearbook published by Intellect, are drawn from recent CHArt conferences. The authors seek to articulate methodological and theoretical perspectives on digital media, including communication and preservation of digital artworks. These issues are pertinent to contemporary visual culture and may help deepen its understanding.

Chapter titles
Introduction
Hazel Gardiner
Aesthetics and Interactive Art
Karen Cham
A Blueprint of Bacterial life: Can a Science-art Fusion Move the Boundaries of visual and Audio Interpretation?
Elaine Shemilt
Invisible Work: The representation of Artistic Practice in Digital visual Culture
Ann-Sophie Lehmann
Mapping Outside the Frame: Interactive and locative Art environments
elizabeth Coulter-Smith and Graham Coulter-Smith
From UNCAGeD to Cyber-Spatialism
Ralf Nuhn
'Digital Arts On (the) Line' - Page 65
Dew Harrison and Suzette Worden
When Presence-absence Becomes Pattern-randomness: Blast Theory’s Can You See Me Now?
Maria Chatzichristodoulou [aka maria x]
The Digital Image and the Pleasure Principle: The Consumption of realism in the Age of Simulation
Hamid van Koten
Digital Archiving as an Art Practice
Dew Harrison
Preservation of Net Art in Museums
Anne Laforet
Abstracts
Anna Bentkowska-Kafel, Trish Cashen and Hazel Gardiner
CHArt – Computers and the History of Art
Anna Bentkowska-Kafel, Trish Cashen and Hazel Gardiner
Guidelines for Submitting Papers for the CHArt yearbook
Anna Bentkowska-Kafel, Trish Cashen and Hazel Gardiner
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