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JEFFREY SHAW: A USER'S MANUAL -- FROM EXPANDED CINEMA TO VIRTUAL REALITY/JEFFREY SHAW: EINE GEBRAUCHSANWEISUNG -- VOM EXPANDED CINEMA ZUR VIRTUELLEN REALITAT. Zentrum fur Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, and Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, 1997. Published in association with Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern. Distributed in the U.S.A. by D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, New York. 176 pp. with 249 ills. (121 col.). 29 x 22 cm. LC 98-114745 ISBN 3893228829 Bilingual in English and German (chronology of selected works and exhibitions in English only).
Thoroughly reviews the experimental, technology-based oeuvre of an Australian-born artist who has worked in Europe since the mid-1960s, presenting two substantial critical essays and a selection of Shaw's writings along with photographic documentation and descriptions of more than 30 innovative projects produced by the artist (b. 1944) over the past three decades, the pieces ranging from early "expanded cinema" events (incorporating dynamic light projections, inflatable structures, music and live performances) to complex recent installations involving the interaction of viewers with computer-generated images.
Artist(s):Shaw, Jeffrey
Indexing: Western, Europe — Post-1970 — Video/Film/Performance, Electronic Media/Computer Art
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 057855
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