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The Digital Interface and New Media Art Installations

1st Edition

By Phaedra Shanbaum


216 pages | 8 Color Illus. | 35 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9781138605879
pub: 2019-09-04
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This book is about the digital interface and its use in interactive new media art installations. It examines the aesthetic aspects of the interface through a theoretical exploration of new media artists, who create, and tactically deploy, digital interfaces in their work in order to critically question the socio-cultural stakes of a technology that shapes and reshapes relationships between humans and nonhumans.  In this way, it shows how use of the digital interface provides us with a critical framework for understanding our relationship with technology.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Art at the Interface; Chapter 1: The Aesthetic Interface; Chapter 2: The Embodied Interface; Chapter 3; Chapter 4: The Cybernetic Interface; Chapter 5: The Ubiquitous Interface I; Chapter 6: The Ubiquitous Interface II; Chapter 7: The Implanted Interface; Conclusion

About the Author

Phaedra Shanbaum is a Lecturer in Digital Arts and Media Education at UCL Knowledge Lab, UCL Institute of Education, University College London, UK.

About the Series

Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

This series is our home for innovative research in the fields of art and visual studies. It includes monographs and targeted edited collections that provide new insights into visual culture and art practice, theory, and research.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ART / History / General
ART / History / Contemporary (1945-)
ART / Sculpture & Installation
ART / Digital
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies