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DYSFUNCTION AND DECENTRALIZATION IN NEW MEDIA ART AND EDUCATION. Robert W. Sweeny. Intellect, Bristol, 2015. Published in the U.S.A. by Intellect, University of Chicago Press. 140 pp. with 10 ills. 24 x 18 cm. ISBN 9781841507392 In English.
Publisher's description: When using digital technologies, many types of dysfunction can occur, ranging from hardware malfunctions to software errors to human ineptitude. Many new media artworks employ various strategies of dysfunctionality in order to explore issues of power within societies and culture. When using digital technologies, many types of dysfunction can occur, from hardware malfunctions to software errors and human ineptitude. Robert W. Sweeney examines how digital artists have embraced the concept of the error or glitch as a form for freedom -- imperfection or dysfunction can be an integral element of the project. In this book, he offers practical models and ideas for how artists and educators can incorporate digital technologies and integrate discussions of decentralized models of artistic production and education.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-2000 — Electronic Media/Computer Art, Criticism/Theory
Plans: 71
Worldwide Number: 152817
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