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Video art power point

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Video art power point

  1. 1. Intro to Video Art<br />Video Art<br />
  2. 2. Video Art<br />Video art is a type of art which relies on moving pictures using video and audio.<br />Form of expression in installations or as a stand alone art form.<br />Received its name from the video tape, which was the primary form in the early years.<br />
  3. 3. Types of Video Art<br />Single Channel<br />In single-channel works, a video is screened, projected or shown as a single series of images.<br />Installation<br />Installations typically comprise either an environment made up of several distinct pieces of video screened simultaneously, or a combination of video with Assemblage, or Performance art.<br />Primary form of video art today.<br />
  4. 4. Origins<br />Artists began experimenting with video since the invention of the television.<br />Wolf Vostell was the first artists to include working television sets in his 1959 assemblage “Deutscher Ausblick.”<br />Wolf Vostell, Deutscher Ausblick, 1959. Click on image or copy link to view. <br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJq9eh6QsBg<br />
  5. 5. History<br />Andy Warhol and Nam June Paik were the pioneers of the Video Art movement. <br />Warhol created films in his factory using 8mm, 16mm cameras and screened them for friends.<br />Warhol's films included were “Sleep”, “Eat”, “Empire”, and “Chelsea Girls” which are now considered part of the genre.<br />Andy Warhol<br />
  6. 6. History<br />With the invention of the Sony Portapak in 1965, the first portable video recorder, artists were able to instantly record visual ideas for their work.<br />Sony Portapak 1965<br />
  7. 7. History<br />Nam June Paik (1932-2006) was one of the first artist to obtain a portapak, and created the first video art piece titled “Electronic Video Recorder”. <br />Nam June Paik<br />
  8. 8. Video Art Versus Film Making <br />Video Art before the digital age could be recorded and played back instantly. Where film once it was shot had to be developed then edited.<br />Video art does not need actors, dialogue, or plot.<br />The video artist is concerned with exploring the medium itself, or to use it to challenge the viewer's ideas of space, time and form.<br />
  9. 9. Video Art Today<br />Digital video allows more artist the creative ability to make video.<br />Primarily is single-channel or installation.<br />Computers allow artists inexpensive and limitless ability to create different videos at home.<br />Trends today<br />Entirely created digital environments<br />The internet allows the control of video in installations or from remote locations.<br />
  10. 10. Other Video Artists<br />Bill Viola<br />Matthew Barney<br />Peter Campus<br />Gary Hill<br />Candice Breitz<br />

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