Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Cairotronica is a Symposium of Electronic and New Media arts in Cairo, Egypt. Planned to be held biennially. It includes a program of activities, exhibitions, talks, workshops and screenings by local, regional, and international artists as well as academics, and technology experts. Cairotronica aims to inspire, educate, and challenge students and audiences from across the region.
Saturday, April 09, 2016
Sunday, February 28, 2016
Video Art Theory: A Comparative Approach demonstrates how video art functions on the basis of a comparative media approach, providing a crucial understanding of video as a medium in contemporary art and of the visual mediations we encounter in daily life.
- A critical investigation of the visual media and selected video artworks which contributes to the understanding of video as a medium in contemporary art
- The only study specifically devoted to theorizing the medium of video from the perspective of prominent characteristics which result from how video works deal with time, space, representation, and narrative
- The text has emerged out of the author’s own lectures and seminars on video art
- Offers a comparative approach which students find especially useful, offering new perspectives Source:
Friday, February 26, 2016
Friday, June 12, 2015
Keen to exploit newly available video editing technology, between 1983 and 1986 an intimate group of London based artists began to experiment with pre-existing video footage recorded directly from television or ripped from other moving image sources. The Scratch Video collage style with its percussive montages, rhythmic or repetitious looping of images and use of graphical overlays and special effects can be identified as a direct response to the emergent malleability of the VCR format. (Read more +)