New Media

New Media

Author: Erin Aldana

This lesson will briefly explain a few examples of new media.

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Karl Sims, Galapagos, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Karl_Sims_-_Galapagos_-_ICC.jpg , Nam June Paik, Electronic Superhighway, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Electronic_Superhighway_by_Nam_June_Paik.jpg, San Diego beach scene, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:FPbeachTsien.jpg, The Yes Men, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_Yes_Men.jpg

Terms to Know
  • Computer Art

    Any type of art in which computers play a role in creation or display.

  • New Media

    Art that involves the use of technology, particularly that which uses digital technologies.

  • Video Art

    A type of art that uses moving images. Video art could involve the use of a wide variety of technologies, from Super-8 to VHS to digital video, and is often shown in museums and galleries in the form of a video installation.