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At the Edge of Art By Joline Blais

At the Edge of Art
by Joline Blais

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Considers the meaning of 'art' at the dawn of the Digital Age. Surveying a broad range of contributions from scientists, designers, code-writers, video-games authors and internet artists - disciplines beyond the conventional definition of art - the authors confront our definition of art.
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At the Edge of Art by Joline Blais

This is the first publication to consider the expanding meaning of 'art' at the dawn of the Digital Age. Surveying a broad range of contributions from scientists, designers, code-writers, video-games authors and internet artists - disciplines beyond the conventional definition of art - the authors confront our definition of art and propose new modes of understanding and appreciating an entirely new world of art that exists principally through the internet.

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About Joline Blais


Joline Blais teaches cyberliterature at the University of Maine, where she co-directs the new media programme with Jon Ippolito. Ippolito is also Assistant Curator of Digital Arts at the Guggenheim Museum, New York.

Table of Contents


1. Code as Muse: new artistic possibilities opened up by computer programming; 2. Deep Play: new narrative forms and 'action' aesthetics of computer games; 3. Autobotography: the rise of webcam-based performance art; 4. Designing Politics: seemingly 'real' websites, used to subvert commercial and political enterprise; 5. Preserving Artificial Life: a new biology established via human-engineered viruses and other digital 'life-forms'; 6. Reweaving Community: the emergence of an online 'art world' whose fugitive existence resists definition.

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GOR004697699
At the Edge of Art by Joline Blais
Joline Blais
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
2006-03-13
256
0500238227
9780500238226
N/A
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