Fusing Lab and Gallery

Device Art in Japan and International Nano Art

Why do Japanese artists team up with engineers in order to create so-called »Device Art«? What is a nanoscientist's motivation in approaching the artworld? In the past few years, there has been a remarkable increase in attempts to foster the exchange between art, technology, and science – an exchange taking place in academies, museums, or even in research laboratories. Media art has proven especially important in the dialogue between these cultural fields. This book is a contribution to the current debate on »art & science«, interdisciplinarity, and the discourse of innovation. It critically assesses artistic positions that appear as the ongoing attempt to localize art's position within technological and societal change – between now and the future.

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2012-07-17, 262 pages
ISBN: 978-3-8376-2026-9

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Sarah M. Schlachetzki

Sarah M. Schlachetzki, Universität Zürich, Schweiz

Book title
Fusing Lab and Gallery Device Art in Japan and International Nano Art
Publisher
transcript Verlag
Pages
262
Features
kart., zahlr. Abb.
ISBN
978-3-8376-2026-9
DOI
Commodity Group
1582
BIC-Code
AC
BISAC-Code
ART015000 ART019000
THEMA-Code
AGA
Release date
2012-07-17
Edition
1
Topics
Wissenschaft, Kunst
Readership
Art History, Sociology, Philosophy, Cultural Studies
Keywords/Tags
Media Art, Science, Japan, Nanotechnology, Modernism, Device Art, Interdisciplinarity, Arts, Art History, Asian Art, Fine Arts

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