Edward Shanken

ArteXetrA = Art + Etcetera

Writings on Contemporary Art and New Media

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aem_cover<< Books >>

Inventar el Futuro:  Arte · Electricidad · Nuevos Medios 
(Fiction Dept, 2013). Reviews/Revistas / Free Download/Descarga Gratuito (8MB)

Art and Electronic Media (Phaidon Press, 2009, 2011).
Reviews / Special Preview / Art and Electronic Media Online Companion

Telematic Embrace: Visionary Theories of Art,
Technology, and Consciousness
(U of California Press, 2003, 2007)
Edited collection of essays by  Roy Ascott  Reviews


Systems (Whitechapel/MIT, forthcoming)

Inventar o Futuro:  Arte · Electricidade · Novas Mídias (forthcoming)

创造未来:艺术、电子与新媒体 (forthcoming)

<< Scholarly Essays >>

“Bringing To and Bringing Out: Art, Culture, and Social Media”
(133MB .pptx presentation) Video of talk at Whitney Shared Spaces symposium, 2014.

“Aesthetic Computing” (draft of entry forthcoming in Oxford Encyclopedia of Aesthetics)

Broken Circle &/ Spiral Hill: Smithson’s Spirals,
Pataphysics, Syzygy, and Survival”
2013.  ISEA 2012 presentation .pdf

“In Forming Software: Software, Structuralism, Dematerialization” (2012)

“Investigatory Art:  Real Time Systems and Network Culture” (2012)
Hohenberg Chair lecture presentation .pdf (2.5MB)

“Tuning in and Spacing Out: Notes on the Presentness of Sound” (w Y Harris, 2012)

“Contemporary Art and New Media: Toward a Hybrid Discourse?” (draft, 2011)

“Alternative Nows and Thens to Be: Re-imagining History to (Re)View the Future –
Photography, New Media, and Art Historical Revision” 2011 (Spanish/English)

“The History and Future of the Lab: Collaborative Research at the Intersections
of Art, Science, and Technology”
 (2010) Catalan translation: “Història i Futur del Laboratori:
Recerca Col-Laborativa en la Cruïlla de l’Art, La Ciència i la Tecnologia”

“Reprogramming Systems Aesthetics: A Strategic Historiography” (2009)

“Missing in Action: Agency and Meaning in Interactive Art”Relive Cover 2013
Collaborative Research, Interdisciplinary Scholarship, and the
Interpretation of Hybrid Forms”
(2005). Video, UCLA Art|Sci Center.

“Hot to Bot: Pygmalion’s Lust, the Maharal’s Fear, and the Cyborg Future of Art” (2005)

“Cybernetics and Art: Cultural Convergence in the 1960s”. (Draft, 130KB pdf.)
Final in From Energy to Information, 2002.

“Art in the Information Age: Technology and Conceptual Art” (2001).
Lecture at UCLA Design|Media Arts, 2000 Realplayer Video

Telematic Embrace:  A Love Story?  Roy Ascott’s Theory of Telematic Art” (2001)

“Tele-Agency: Telematics, Telerobotics, and the Art of Meaning” (1.8MB .pdf)  (2000)
HTML Version on Neme.org

“Life as We Know It, and/or Life as It Could Be:
Epistemology and the Ontology/Ontogeny of Artificial Life”

“The House that Jack Built:
Jack Burnham’s Concept of Software as a Metaphor for Art” (1998)

“From Drips to ZOOBS: The Cosmology of Artist/Inventor Michael Grey” (1998)
ArtByte (juicy design, no footnotes 9MB .pdf); Full draft with notes (350k .pdf)

“Gemini Rising, Moon in Apollo: Art and Technology in the US, 1966-1971” (1997)

“Technology and Intuition – A Love Story?  Roy Ascott’s ‘Telematic Embrace’” (1997)

“Virtual Perspective and the Artistic Vision:
A Genealogy of Technology, Perception and Power” (1996)

<< Catalog Essays, Reviews, and Commentaries >>

“Conversa com Edward Shanken” (interview by Debora Aito Gasparetto, Portuguese, 2014)

“The $34.2 Million Question: Rewriting Histories or Staging Alternative Futures” (2013)

“Not Just Smoke and Mirrors: rAndom International” (2013)

 “Betwixt and Between, or Notes on Observing:
Michael Joaquin Grey’s Between Simonettta” (1.5MB .pdf, Ger/Eng 2011)

“Edward Shanken on ‘Is New Media Accepted in the Artworld?’” (2011)

“Response to Domenico Quaranta’s ‘The Postmedia Perspective’” (2011)

“Contemporary Art and New Media: Outline for Developing a Hybrid Discourse” (2010)

“Knowing Art/Transcending Science:
Perception, Consciousness, Synchronicity and Transgnosis” (2010)

“Art and Science: A Renewed Unity! Collaborative Research,
Transdisciplinary Scholarship, and the Interpretation of Hybrid Forms,” 2009
Kriesche Capital + Code cover
Inventing the Future: Art and Net Ontologies,” in conversation with Annet Dekker, 2009

“The Video Mirror and Its Genetic Double: Richard Kriesche’s Twins
Reflected Through the ‘Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction,’” 2008

“The Imploding Cube Meets the Beating Heart: The Gestalt of
Andres Ramirez Gaviria’s ‘0.’ And ‘Resonance, ’” 2008

“PICNIC 2008: ‘Three Days of Miracle and Wonder?’” (2008)

SONAR 2006 Review (2006)

“Lowell Boyers: Inhale Exhale” (2006)Screen Shot 2014-01-22 at 3.33.13 PM

“Animal, Vegetable, or Mineral? Headless Two-Headed Hydra,
or, the Art of Michael Rees” (2005)

“Pioneers of Art and Science: Metzger (review of Gustav Metzger DVD)” (2005)

Telematic Embrace: A Love Story? Roy Ascott’s Theories of Telematic Art (2001)

“Divided We Stand: Interactive Art and the Limits of Freedom” (1997)

“Jeffrey Shaw’s Golden Calf: Art Meets Religion and Virtual Reality” (1994)

<< Ph.D. Dissertation >>

Art In The Information Age:  Cybernetics, Software, Telematics and The Conceptual Contributions

of Art and Technology to Art History and Aesthetic Theory. Duke University, 2001.

<< Documentary Film >>

Free Space:  Process – Collaboration – Performance (28 min, color, 2003)

for complete publication details, please see Full Academic CV

Written by Edward Shanken

9 February, 2009 at 1:52 pm

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