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Transmission arts : artists and airwaves

Author: Penny Duff; Galen Joseph-Hunter; Maria Papadomanolaki
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : PAJ Publications, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Features 150 artists notable for their sonic, visual, and live works spanning early radio experiments of the 1880s up to the present. The volume is organized in sections dealing with performance, composition, installation, broadcast, public works, and interactive network projects. This publication places "transmission arts" in historical context, laying the groundwork for the definition of a new art genre.

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Genre/Form: Sound art
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penny Duff; Galen Joseph-Hunter; Maria Papadomanolaki
ISBN: 9781555541514 1555541518
OCLC Number: 1116138711
Description: xxi, 169 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Foundations of transmission art / Galen Joseph-Hunter --
Introductory essays. Transmission off the dial / Penny Duff --
Aerial hijacking / Maria Papadomanolaki --
Performance and composition --
Installation --
Broadcast : television and radio --
Public Works, Interactive Networks, and Tools.
Responsibility: edited by Galen Joseph-Hunter, with Penny Duff and Maria Papadomanolaki.


Transmission Arts is the first book of its kind: heavily illustrated (150 images), it appeals to a growing interest in sound art, visual art, and performance crossovers.  Read more...


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