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litsci-l Digest - Sun, 05 Apr 2009

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1. FW: Art and Electronic Media - Book Launch - 17 April - "Clarke,
Bruce" <bruce.clarke@ttu.edu>


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Date: Sat, 4 Apr 2009 14:36:09 -0500
From: "Clarke, Bruce" <bruce.clarke@ttu.edu>
Subject: FW: Art and Electronic Media - Book Launch - 17 April

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From: Edward Shanken [E.A.Shanken@uva.nl]
Sent: Saturday, April 04, 2009 11:20 AM
To: Edward Shanken
Subject: Art and Electronic Media - Book Launch - 17 April

I'm delighted to announce the publication of my new book, Art and
Electronic
Media, by Phaidon Press.  To celebrate, the Netherlands Media Art
Institute
(NIMk, aka Montevideo) will host the first international book-launch
event in
Amsterdam, 17 April 2009, 5pm.	Additional book-launch events are being
planned
in Italy and the US.  At NIMk, the program includes:

??? Edward Shanken, the author, will share insights and highlights,
answer
questions, and autograph the book, for sale at 37% discount
??? Annet Dekker will lead a discussion with the author and the
audience
??? Yolande Harris (NIMk resident artist, 2008) will perform new
electronic
music
??? DJ Sniff will spin yarns of digital vinyl during the reception

We hope you can join us in celebrating!  Eddie
____________________________________

Praise for Art and Electronic Media:

???It is a superb work of scholarship, marked by clarity, subtlety, and
comprehensive vision. Art and Electronic Media does us all a great
service.
More than any other publication that I know of, it will bring our field
of
practice into the mainstream of art.??? - Roy Ascott

???It???s the best book of its kind??? ??? Casey Reas

???This book will be quoted for decades to come??? ??? Eduardo Kac

Art and Electronic Media (Phaidon, 2009) demonstrates the formidable
history of
artistic uses of electronic media, a history that parallels the growing
pervasiveness of technology in all facets of life. Over 200 artists and
institutions from more than 30 countries are represented. It enables the
rich
genealogy of art and electronic media to be understood and seen ???
literally
and ???guratively ??? as central to the histories of art and visual
culture.

For more information on the book, see
http://artelectronicmedia.wordpress.com<http://artelectronicmedia.wordpress.com
/>

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