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Introductory Workshop On Media Arts

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Overview[edit | edit source]

Leonardo Da Vinci[edit | edit source]

Who was he?What are his arts and music? What are his secret codes left in this world?

Maurits Escher[edit | edit source]

Video Art[edit | edit source]

Action Art[edit | edit source]

Electronic Music[edit | edit source]

Mail Art[edit | edit source]

Dadá[edit | edit source]

Happening[edit | edit source]

Performance[edit | edit source]

Fluxus[edit | edit source]


Overview[edit | edit source]

The intend of this section is not to present a complete taxonomy of all the disciplines, but to define the most used ones.

Video Art[edit | edit source]

Video art is a type of art which relies on moving pictures and is comprised of video and/or audio data. ((It should not however be confused with television or experimental cinema). Video art saw its heyday during the 1960s and 1970s, but has exerted an influence to the present.

Video Object[edit | edit source]

Art[edit | edit source]

Electronic Music[edit | edit source]

Mail Art[edit | edit source]

Happening[edit | edit source]

Electronic Environment[edit | edit source]

Sound Design[edit | edit source]

Electronic Performance[edit | edit source]

Robotics Performance[edit | edit source]

Net Performance[edit | edit source]

Net Art[edit | edit source]

Intervention on public spaces[edit | edit source]

Robotic Art[edit | edit source]

Bio Art[edit | edit source]

Transgenic Art[edit | edit source]

Term coined by Eduardo Kacs that define the manipulation of genetical codes on a live organism that results on a living artistic organism.