ACTION, ÉNACTION L’émergence de l’œuvre d’art

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Illustration de couverture Joseph Nechvatal, scOpOphilia, 2009, 50 x 50 cm, peintures assistées par ordinateur sur toile, Courtesy Galerie Richard (Paris / New York).

My cover and 9 page essay for French book on emergence in art:

ACTION, ÉNACTION L’émergence de l’œuvre d’art

Editions L’Harmattan

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The book contains my 9 page essay in French with black & white image of my painting:
the birth Of the viractual (2001)
70 x 70 inches, computer-robotic assisted acrylic on canvas
My original english text can be read here: http://www.eyewithwings.net/nechvatal/Viractuality/Viractualism.html

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The book is available here:

http://www.editions-harmattan.fr/index.asp?navig=catalogue&obj=livre&no=52829

 

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About josephnechvatal

Since 1986 Joseph Nechvatal has worked with ubiquitous electronic visual information, computers and computer-robotics. His computer-robotic assisted paintings and computer software animations are shown regularly in galleries and museums throughout the world. From 1991-1993 he worked as artist-in-resident at the Louis Pasteur Atelier and the Saline Royale / Ledoux Foundation’s computer lab in Arbois, France on The Computer Virus Project: an experiment with computer viruses as a creative stratagem. In 2002 he extended that artistic research into the field of viral artificial life through his collaboration with the programmer Stéphane Sikora. Dr. Nechvatal earned his Ph.D. in the philosophy of art and new technology at The Centre for Advanced Inquiry in the Interactive Arts (CAiiA) University of Wales College, Newport, UK and occasionally teaches at the School of Visual Arts in New York City (SVA). His book of essays “Towards an Immersive Intelligence: Essays on the Work of Art in the Age of Computer Technology and Virtual Reality (1993-2006)” was published by Edgewise Press in 2009. In 2011 his book “Immersion Into Noise” was published by the University of Michigan Library’s Scholarly Publishing Office in conjunction with Open Humanities Press http://openhumanitiespress.org/immersion-into-noise.html. You can follow him on Twitter at @twinkletwink Homepage here: http://www.nechvatal.net
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