The Multimedia Text. (Art & Design No.45).

Zurbrugg, Nicholas, ed. 


This issue will explore the links between text and the visual arts concentrating principally on how text-based artists are exploring the new media — video, performance, electronic opera, multimedia theatre and installation. Guest edited by Dr. Nicholas Zurbrugg it looks more at the Dada and Futurist heritage rather than the conceptual in modern art’s use of language focusing on performative theatrical work including Punk. Included are interviews with French Sound Poet Henri Chopin, Concrete Poet Ian Hamilton Finlay and Parisian theorist Jean Baudrillard who will discuss the relationship between cultural theory and multimedia culture. There are also articles on Fluxus Art and Language: Higgins, MacLow, Vautier; Punk-Rock Performance and Language Art with reference to the work of Karen Finley; Electronic, multi-media opera: Cage, Glass, Ashley, Reich; Text-based video-art and video as Electronic writing: Paik, Vasulka, Godard, Callas, Gillies; Multimedia Installations combining text, Image, Music.

London: Academy Group Ltd, 1995. First edition. 4to (30.5 × 25 cm). Softcover. Texts in English. Laminated wrappers. Sewn bound. Illustrated in colour throughout. Condition: Near fine. Shelf wear. Mild toning to edges of textblock. Item ID: 1546.

Subjects:Art,Concrete Poetry,Sound Poetry,20th Century


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