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Digital Art and Meaning: Reading Kinetic Poetry, Text Machines, Mapping Art, and Interactive Installations

Roberto Simanowski

Abstract

In a world increasingly dominated by the digital, the critical response to digital art generally ranges from hype to counter hype. Popular writing about specific artworks seldom goes beyond promoting a given piece and explaining how it operates, while scholars and critics remain unsure about how to interpret and evaluate them. This book aims to demonstrate how such critical work can be done. This book offers close readings of varied examples from genres of digital art such as kinetic concrete poetry, computer-generated text, interactive installation, mapping art, and information sculpture. For ... More

Keywords: digital art, kinetic concrete poetry, computer-generated text, interactive installation, mapping art, information sculpture, art philosophy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780816667376
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816667376.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Roberto Simanowski, author

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