Digital heritage, video art in Germany from 1963 to the present
ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, March 25, 2006 - Mai 21, 2006
K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen Düsseldorf, March 25, 2006 - Mai 21, 2006
Editors: Rudolf Frieling, Wulf Herzogenrath. Catalogue ed..: Sybille Weber
Publisher: Hatje-Cantz, Ostfildern, 2006
399 p., numerous illus., DVD-ROM incl.
The publication offers a comprehensive overview on historical as well as current tendencies in video art by featuring 59 individual video artworks produced in Germany including examples from the 1960s to productions as recent as 2004. Texts by historians, curators, and philosophers reflect on historical and theoretical reviews of current strategies involving moving images including also issues of the presentation, conservation and restoration of video art. The book is accompanied by a DVD with excerpts of all works and additional materials related to the context of the artists’ work.