Digital Light

Digital Light

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From Fourier transforms to chip design, colour management to the translation of vector graphics into arithmetic displays, light is constantly disciplined to human purposes. In the form of fibre optics, light is now the infrastructure of all our media; in urban plazas and handheld devices, screens have become ubiquitous, and also standardised. This collection addresses how this occurred, what it means, and how artists, curators and engineers confront and challenge the constraints of increasingly normalised digital visual media. With essays by Alvy Ray Smith, Sean Cubitt, Terry Flaxton, Stephen Jones, Carolyn L. Kane, Scott McQuire, Daniel Palmer, Cathryn Vasseleu, Darren Tofts and Jon Ippolito.

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  • Computer graphics
  • digital light-based technologies
  • Digital media
  • digital visual media
  • electronic media
  • Film
  • Light
  • mechanical media
  • Media Studies
  • Nonfiction
  • paint
  • Photography
  • print
  • projection
  • Society & culture: general
  • Society & Social Sciences
  • Technique
  • Technology
  • Transparency and translucency
  • video


DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_548050


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