Buffalo Heads. Media Study. Media Practice. Media Pioneers.

1973–1990

Cover of the publication »Buffalo Heads. Media Study. Media Practice. Media Pioneers.«
Type of publication
Exhibition catalog
Author / Editor
Woody Vasulka and Peter Weibel (Eds.)
Publishing house, place
MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Year
2008
Content

In the 1970s and 1980s, the Department of Media Study at the State University of New York at Buffalo became one of these places of, teaching and mediating, in the area of Media Art, developing into what was perhaps to the most influential school for media in the twentieth century. Teaching there under the leadership of the founder Gerald O’Grady were the (meanwhile canonized) structuralist, avantgarde filmmakers Hollis Frampton, Tony Conrad, and Paul Sharits, documentary filmmaker James Blue, video artists Steina and Woody Vasulka, and Peter Weibel.

Language
English
Description
837 p. : chiefly ill.
ISBN
978-0-262-72050-2
Organization / Institution
ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe
Partners

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sponsors

Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg ; Stadt Karlsruhe ; LBBW Landesbank Baden-Württemberg ; EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG ; OASIS Archiv, Open Archiving System with Internet Sharing