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11 NOVEMBER 2016

Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman by Dara Birnbaum

"Explosive bursts of fire open Technology/Transformation, an incendiary deconstruction of the ideology embedded in television form and pop cultural iconography. Appropriating imagery from the 1970s TV series Wonder Woman, Birnbaum isolates and repeats the moment of the 'real' woman's symbolic transformation into super-hero. Entrapped in her magical metamorphosis by Birnbaum's stuttering edits, Wonder Woman spins dizzily like a music-box doll. Through radical manipulation of this female Pop icon, she subverts its meaning within the television text. Arresting the flow of images through fragmentation and repetition, Birnbaum condenses the comic-book narrative — Wonder Woman deflects bullets off her bracelets, 'cuts' her throat in a hall of mirrors — distilling its essence to allow the subtext to emerge. In a further textual deconstruction, she spells out the words to the song Wonder Woman in Discoland on the screen. The lyrics' double entendres ('Get us out from under... Wonder Woman') reveal the sexual source of the superwoman's supposed empowerment: 'Shake thy Wonder Maker.' Writing about the 'stutter-step progression of 'extended moments' of transformation from Wonder Woman,' Birnbaum states, 'The abbreviated narrative — running, spinning, saving a man — allows the underlying theme to surface: psychological transformation versus television product. Real becomes Wonder in order to 'do good' (be moral) in an (a) or (im)moral society.'"

(Electronic Arts Intermix)

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1970s1978 • abbreviated narrative • appropriationbracelet • comic book narrative • critical appropriation • cultural subversion • Dara Birnbaum • deconstruction • discoland • double entendre • Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) • extended moments • feminist artfeminist critiquefirefragmentation • hall of mirrors • incendiary device • influential video artists • magical metamorphosis • metamorphosis • music-box doll • pop cultural iconography • pop culture artpop icon • psychological transformation • radical manipulationrepeating formrepeating patternrepetitionrunning • saving a man • sexual empowerment • Sony Portapak • spinningstutter-step progressionstuttering editssubversion • super hero • symbolic transformation • Technology Transformation Wonder Woman (1978) • television form • television imagery • television product • television text • textual deconstruction • TV series • underlying theme • video artvideo artistvideo artwork • Wonder Woman (television programme)

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Simon Perkins
13 FEBRUARY 2014

Souvenirs From Earth: TV Channel for Film & Video art

"SOUVENIRS FROM EARTH is an international Cable TV station, currently broadcasting in France and Germany, presenting a 24h art program, based on Video art, Film, Visual art, Music, Installations and Performances.

Founder Marcus Kreiss and Curator Alec Crichton conceived this channel as a platform where artists of different sensibilities can find a high–end environment to experience new forms of distribution and presentation. Our production section also produces comissioned and free video art."

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Alec Crichton • alternative cultural initiatives • ambient art • art programme • artistsarts and culture channelavant-garde artists • cable TV station • Captain Kirk • digital revolutionfine artFranceGermany • immersive form • independent cultural initiativesinstallation art • Marcus Kreiss • media art • moving wallpaper • Nam June Paik • new aesthetic possibilities • new forms of distribution and presentationonline televisionperformance art • projection technologies • souvenir • Souvenirs From Earth (television channel) • special interest programmes • television channel • TV broadcast • TV stationvideo art • video painting • video paintings • videokunst • visual art

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Simon Perkins
19 JULY 2013

Dinca: a space for experimental film, new media art and video art

Fig.1 Directed by: Max Hattler. Sound and music: Eduardo Noya Schreus. Animation: Matt Abbiss, Tony Comley, Valeria Fonseca, Max Hattler, Siobhan Mcelhinney, Luiz Stockler. Special Thanks to Sandra Sykorova.

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Simon Perkins
22 JUNE 2013

ArtUp! Media Art in Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey

"ArtUP! is a multilingual portal for media art in Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey expresses the diversity of media art outlines current trends in and around media art fuels discussion about society processes and posts information about media art presents artists links up artists presents media artworks curates exhibitions initiates workshops ArtUP! is a project of the Goethe–Instituts in Ankara, Athens and Sofia."

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2013 • abstract fields • Adelina Popnedeleva • Afroditi Psarra • Albena Baeva • Ali Mahmut Demirel • Ali Miharbi • Alper Sen • Andreas Sitorengo • Angeliki Avgitidou • Angelo Plessas • Anna Lascari • Artemis Papageorgiou • ArtUP • artwork • Babis Venetopoulos • Bill Balaskas • Bill Psarras • Borjana Ventzislavova • Boryana Rossa • Boyan Dobrev • Bulgaria • Bulgarian media art • Burak Arikan • Can Altay • Candas Sisman • Caterina Antonopoulou • Costantino Luca Rolando Kiriakos • Cvetan Krastev • Daniela Kostova • Dimitris Charitos • Dimitris Fotiou • Ergin Cavusoglu • Erkan Ozgen • Esra Ersen • exhibition • Ferhat Ozgur • Genco Gulan • George Drivas • George Ruzhev • Goethe-InstitutGreece • Greek media art • Guven Incirlioglu • Hakan Akcura • Hakan Topal • HR-Stamenov • installation artinteractive art • Ioanna Myrka • Isil Egrikavuk • Iv Toshain • Ivan Moudov • Ivo Ivanov • Jenny Marketou • Kalin Serapionov • Kamen Stoyanov • Kiril Kuzmanov • Kleoni Manoussakis • Koken Ergun • Konstantinos Tiligadis • Koray Tahiroglu • Kosta Tonev • Kostas Daflos • Krassimir Krastev • Krassimir Terziev • Levent Kunt • Lina Theodorou • Luchezar Boyadjiev • Makis Faros • Maria Lalou • Maria Paschalidou • Maria Varela • Mariana Vassileva • Marianne Strapatsakis • Marinos Koutsomichalis • Medea Electronique • media art • Nadezhda Oleg Lyahova • Nancy Atakan • Neno Belchev • Neriman Polat • net artnew media art • new media art exhibition • Nezaket Ekici • Nil Yalter • NINA Kovacheva • Oktay Ince • Oleg Mavromatti • Panagiotis Tomaras • Panayiotis Kokoras • Panos Kouros • Pegy Zali • performance art • personal cinema • Petko Dourmana • Petros Moris • Rada Boukova • Raycho Stanev • rural spaces • Samuil Stoyanov • Sener Ozmen • Sibin Vassilev • Simge Hough • sound art • Stanimir Genov • Stefan Nikolaev • Svetlana Mircheva • The Erasers • Theodoros Giannakis • TurkeyTurkish media art • Tzeni Argyriou • urban spaces • Valentin Stefanoff • Vasilys Bouzas • Venelin Shurelov • Ventsislav Zankov • video artvirtual spacesvisual art organisation • Vladimir Mitrev • Volkan Senozan • Yiannis Melanitis • Zeyno Pekun

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Simon Perkins
09 DECEMBER 2012

The Art & Media Course at Tama Art University in Japan

"Art & Media Course in Information Design Department of Tama Art University manages various kinds of art forms by utilizing digital technologies and bio medias, such like interactive installations, audio & visual performances, software arts, bio arts, digital animations, and future cinemas. Through the background of recent dynamic changes of relationship between technology and human society, we aim to bring up new types of multi–skilled creators who can transcend the traditional boundaries of fine arts, science, engineering, mathematics and philosophy.The Course has established unique creative environment configured by four individual laboratories which has their own research themes."

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applied media arts • art and culture • Art and Media Course in Information Design Department • art forms • art history • art media • art theorybio artbio data • bio media art • CGIcommunication designcommunication design education • communications networks • community arts • craft and materials • creative cinema • cultural and social relations • Department of Information Design • design coursedesign managementdesign theory • digital animation • digital architecturedigital technologiesdrawing • Faculty of Fine Arts • fine art • future cinema • future phenomenology • human interfaces • IDDlab • information and society • information design • information networks • information without form • integrated media arts • interaction designinteractive artinterdisciplinary workingJapankinetic artmedia arts • media design history • media design theory • media information literacy • multi-skilled creatorsnew craftsperforming arts • social network theory • software artsound art • Tama Art University • technology and human societytime-based artvideo artvideo mediavisual literacyvisual media • write objects

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Simon Perkins
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