New Media Art

New Media Art

Author: Aleisha Olson

This lesson will explore New Media Art.

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Notes on "New Media Art"


Image of Wolf Vostell, Elektronischer dé-coll/age Happening Raum, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:EdHR.jpg; Image of Nam June Paik, Electronic Superhighway: Continental U.S., Alaska, Hawaii 1995-6, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Electronic_Superhighway_by_Nam_June_Paik.jpg; Image of Kac, GFP Bunny, Creative Commons, http://www.transhumanism.gr/new/?p=396; Image of Stelarc, Ear on Arm, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Stelarc_Extra_Ear_Ear_on_Arm.jpg; Image of Cao Fei, RMB City, Creative Commons, http://vimeo.com/4272260

Terms to Know
  • Bio Art

    A technique of making art using science and mediums of biological or living materials.

  • Fluxus

    A word that literally means “flow”; it is a conceptual artistic practice that finds intersections between media and other disciplines and often includes humor.

  • New Media Art

    Artwork characterized by the use of computers, animations, or other technology generated medium.

  • Video Art

    Art that uses the medium of video and that is often considered experimental.

  • Video Installation

    A method of making art that uses technology to create an environment and experience.