Art, Time and Technology
By (author) Charlie Gere
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Art, Time and Technology by Charlie Gere
Book DescriptionArt, Time and Technology examines the role of art in an age of 'real time' information systems and instantaneous communication. The increasing speed of technology and of technological development since the early nineteenth century has resulted in cultural anxiety. Humankind now appears to be an ever-smaller component of dauntingly complex technological systems, operating at speeds beyond human control or even perception. This perceived change forces us to rethink our understanding of key concepts such as time, history and art. Art, Time and Technology explores how the practice of art - in particular of avant-garde art - keeps our relation to time, history and even our own humanity open. Examining key moments in the history of both technology and art from the beginnings of industrialization to today, Charlie Gere explores both the making and purpose of art, and how much further it can travel from the human body.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781845201340
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Berg Publishers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-May-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Charlie Gere
Community without Community in Digital Culture, Hardback (August 2012)
Community Without Community in Digital Culture presents the view that our digital culture is determined not by greater connection, but by the separation and gap that is a necessary concomitant of our fundamental technicity.
White Heat Cold Logic, Hardback (February 2009)
The history of a pioneering era in computer-based art too often neglected by postwar art histories and institutions.
Digital Culture, Paperback (October 2008)» View all books by Charlie Gere
Taking account of developments such as Facebook and the iPhone, this title charts the history of digital culture, as marked by responses to digital technology in art, music, design, film, literature and other areas. It is suitable for those concerned about the ever-changing future of our Digital Age.
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Author Biography - Charlie Gere
Charlie Gere is Reader in New Media Research at Lancaster University and is the author of Digital Culture
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