Author: Kris Paulsen

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262035729

Category: Art

Page: 266

View: 692

Download Now
An examination of telepresence technologies through the lens of contemporary artistic experiments, from early video art through current “drone vision” works. "Telepresence” allows us to feel present—through vision, hearing, and even touch—at a remote location by means of real-time communication technology. Networked devices such as video cameras and telerobots extend our corporeal agency into distant spaces. In Here/There, Kris Paulsen examines telepresence technologies through the lens of contemporary artistic experiments, from early video art through current “drone vision” works. Paulsen traces an arc of increasing interactivity, as video screens became spaces for communication and physical, tactile intervention. She explores the work of artists who took up these technological tools and questioned the aesthetic, social, and ethical stakes of media that allow us to manipulate and affect far-off environments and other people—to touch, metaphorically and literally, those who cannot touch us back. Paulsen examines 1970s video artworks by Vito Acconci and Joan Jonas, live satellite performance projects by Kit Galloway and Sherrie Rabinowitz, and CCTV installations by Chris Burden. These early works, she argues, can help us make sense of the expansion of our senses by technologies that privilege real time over real space and model strategies for engagement and interaction with mediated others. They establish a political, aesthetic, and technological history for later works using cable TV infrastructures and the World Wide Web, including telerobotic works by Ken Goldberg and Wafaa Bilal and artworks about military drones by Trevor Paglen, Omar Fast, Hito Steyerl, and others. These works become a meeting place for here and there.
Here and There
Language: en
Authors: Gary Daly
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-18 - Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

It's 2006 and Seamus O'Shaughnessy, the Irish Prime Minister makes a big mistake, he decides to publicize secret American documents. There's a moron in the White House who, egged on by the power-loving nutcases who surround him, decides to have O'Shaughnessy killed. Dara O'Reilly, a first year student of politics,
Here and There
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Chaya Deitsch
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-13 - Publisher: Schocken

A heartfelt and inspiring personal account of a woman raised as a Lubavitcher Hasid who leaves that world without leaving the family that remains within it. Even as a child, Chaya Deitsch felt that she didn’t belong in the Hasidic world into which she’d been born. She spent her teenage
Between Here and There
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: B. David Cisneros
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-21 - Publisher: Archway Publishing

This is the inspiring story of a softhearted boy who wants nothing more than to find his place in the world. Raised in a troubled home by parents he didn’t ask for; he has a strange feeling his life is being shaped by something—or someone. Not knowing what else to
From Here and There
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Alexandra Délano Alonso
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-02 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

When immigrants to the United States need to learn English, receive health services, open a bank account or get a work certification, US state and local governments or non-profit organizations usually assist as part of the process of supporting immigrant integration and, ultimately, citizenship. But over the past two decades,
Here and There in London
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: James Ewing Ritchie
Categories: London (England)
Type: BOOK - Published: 1859 - Publisher:

Books about Here and There in London