Histories of Interactive New Media Art Exhibitions

Graham, Beryl (2019) Histories of Interactive New Media Art Exhibitions. In: Art Y Nuevos Medios: Reflectiones, Practicas, Desafios, Conference of Departamento de Historia y Teoría del Arte, 26 April 2019, Spain, Madrid, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

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Abstract

Histories of Interactive New Media Art Exhibitions

How can a history of exhibitions inform curators on the challenges of exhibiting new media art? How can histories of exhibitions dealing with interaction and participation inform the curation of new media art involving these behaviours?

Exhibitions of broadly conceptual or immaterial work such as Information (1970) and Les Immatériaux (1985) lead to an examination of exhibitions where participation is key, including Bodyspacemotionthings (1971 and 2009), Serious Games (1996), 010101 (2001), The Art of Participation (2008), and Current (2011). New media artworks including Talkaoke, www_hack, and Random Information Exchange help to establish critical categories for different kinds of participatory system. A combination of documentary sources including installation images, audience data and crowd-sourced documentation is proposed.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Keynote)
Subjects: Fine Art > Curating
Fine Art > Digital Media
Fine Art > New Media
Culture
Fine Art
Media
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries > School of Art and Design
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Depositing User: Beryl Graham
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2021 11:37
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2021 11:37
URI: http://sure.sunderland.ac.uk/id/eprint/13077
ORCID for Beryl Graham: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-9922-540X

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