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New media futures : the rise of women in the digital arts

Renaissance Teams : Art and Science Collaborations --Ellen Sandor --Donna J. Cox --Carolina Cruz-Neira --Colleen Bushell --Nan Goggin --Mary Rasmussen --Dana Plepys --Maxine Brown --Martyl --Part 1 color plates --The Aesthetics of New Media Expression --Joan Truckenbrod --Barbara Sykes --Kate Horsfi...

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Other Authors: Cox, Donna J. (Editor, HerausgeberIn)
Sandor, Ellen (Editor, HerausgeberIn)
Fron, Janine (Editor, HerausgeberIn)
Document Type: Online Resource Book
Language:English
Published: Champaign, IL : University of Illinois Press , 2018
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Online Access:http://kunst.proxy.fid-lizenzen.de/fid/jstor-ebooks-art/www.jstor.org/stable/10.5406/j.ctv8j4d3
Related Items:Erscheint auch als: New media futures
Author Notes:edited by Donna J. Cox, Ellen Sandor, and Janine Fron ; forewords by Lisa Wainwright, Anne Balsamo, and Judy Malloy
License Package:JSTOR E-Books in Art, Design and Photography
Notes:FID-Lizenz "FID Kunst, Fotografie, Design" (keine Universitätslizenz)
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Summary:Renaissance Teams : Art and Science Collaborations --Ellen Sandor --Donna J. Cox --Carolina Cruz-Neira --Colleen Bushell --Nan Goggin --Mary Rasmussen --Dana Plepys --Maxine Brown --Martyl --Part 1 color plates --The Aesthetics of New Media Expression --Joan Truckenbrod --Barbara Sykes --Kate Horsfield and Lyn Blumenthal --Annette Barbier --Margaret Dolinsky --Tiffany Holmes --Clauda Hart --Part 2 color plates --Migratory Influences and Inspirations. Brenda Laurel (California) --Copper Giloth (Massachusetts, France) --Jane Veeder (California) --Sally Rosenthal (California) --Lucy Petrovic (New Mexico, Arizona, Singapore) --Janine Fron (California, Finland) --Part 3 color plates --Closing Reflections --Appendix: Original List of Guiding Interview Guestions --Glossary --References --Index.
"This project captures the spirit and contributions of women working in digital arts media and education in the Midwest--a region that, beginning in the mid-1980s, established itself as a center for the technological revolution. Bringing together historical research and interviews with key participants in the development of digital arts, this volume explores seminal events at the University of Illinois and the School of the Art Institute in Chicago that led to the establishment of interdisciplinary Renaissance Teams in advanced academic computing communities, which created a bridge to the humanities and to Chicago's emerging art scene. Digital games, virtual reality, supercomputing graphics, and internet, browser-based art all evolved during this revolution, underscored by the region's history of widespread social change and artistic innovation, and women artists and computing experts were integral to the devleopment of these new media. Spurred by a dynamic of social feminist change, these events fostered an atmosphere of creative expression, innovation, interdisciplinary collaboration, while crossing gender lines and incorporating an artistic approach in a scientific environment. Ultimately, these events ushered in the digital age and paved the way for social media, which was both a product and a result of the confluence of the social relationships and human relationships nurtured by digital arts exploration in the region"--
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:1 Online-Ressource (1 online resource)
ISBN:9780252050183
0252050185