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New Media Art Resources


Roland Barthes, Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography, New York: Hill and Wang, 1982.

Walter Benjamin, ‘The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction’ in Illuminations, (ed.) Hannah Arendt, trans. Harry Zohn, London: Fontana, 1973, pp 219-254.

Curiger Bice, The Expanded Eye: Stalking the Unseen, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2006.

Paul Christiane, Digital Art, London: Thames and Hudson, 2008.

Maeve Connolly, The Place of Artists’ Cinema: Space, Site and Screen, Bristol and Chicago: Intellect and University of Chicago Press, 2009.

Catherine Elwes, Video Art: A Guided Tour, I.B. Tauris, 2005.

Charlie Gere, Digital Culture, London: Reaktion Books, 2003.

Oliver Grau, Virtual Art: From Illusion to Immersion, Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2003.

Oliver Grau (ed.), MediaArtHistories, Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2007.

Rachel Greene, Internet Art, London: Thames and Hudson, 2004.

Andy Grundberg, Photography and Art: Interactions since 1946, New York: Abbeville Press, 1987.

Mark Hansen, New Philosophy for New Media, Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2004.

Philip Hayward, Culture, Technology & Creativity in the Late Twentieth Century, New Barnett: John Libbey Publishing, 1990.

Ian Jeffrey, Photography: A Concise History, London: Thames and Hudson, 1981.

Tanya Leighton (ed.), Art and the Moving Image: A Critical Reader, London: Tate Publishing in association with Afterall, 2008.

Martin Lister, Jon Dovey, Seth Giddings, Iain Grant & Kieran Kelly (eds.), New Media: A Critical Introduction, London: Routledge, 2009.

Margot Lovejoy, Digital Currents: Art in the Electronic Age, New York: Routledge, 2004.

Lev Manovich, The Language of New Media, Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2002.

Sylvia Martin, Video Art, Taschen, 2006.

Marshall McLuhan, The Medium is the Message: An Inventory of Effects, New York: Random House, 1967, reissued by Gingko Press, 2001.

Florence de Mèredieu, Digital and Video Art, New York: Larousse, Kingfisher, Chambers, 2005.

David Parkinson, History of Film, London: Thames and Hudson, 1996.

Frank Popper, From Technological to Virtual Art, Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2007.

Michael Rush, New Media in Art, New York: Thames & Hudson, 2005.

Michael Rush, Video Art, New York: Thames and Hudson, 2007.

Edward A. Shanken, Art and Electronic Media, London: Phaidon Press, 2009.

Susan Sontag, On Photography, Picador, 2001.

Mark Tribe, Jana Reena & Uta Grosenick (eds.), New Media Art, Taschen, 2006.

Bruce Wands, Art of the Digital Age, London: Thames & Hudson, 2006.

Liz Wells, Photography: A Critical Introduction, London: Routledge, 2004.

Gene Youngblood, Expanded Cinema, New York: E.P. Dutton, 1970.


New Media Art and Technology.

Ars Electronica
Platform for digital art and media culture.

New Media Art in Argentina

BBC Video Nation

British Artists’ Film & Video
Study Collection Research project based in Central St. Martin’s College of Art and Design, providing a range of resource material relating to artists’ film and video in Britain.

Database of experimental Film and Video Art.

Interactive digital art resource for education.

Database of Virtual Art Documents the field of digital installation art.
Depict International short-film competition to make films under 90 seconds.

Digital Art Source
Resource site for digital art and culture information.

Electronic Arts Intermix Resource for Video Art.

Digital arts organisation promoting the creative and cultural potential of digital technologies.

A web resource for exploring British-based artists’ film and video.

ICA Digital Art
Showcases digital art projects curated by London’s Institute of Contemporary Arts.


Art & Science
Collaborations (ASCI) Promotes awareness of collaborations between artists and scientists.

Beall Centre for Art and Technology
Supports innovation across arts, science and engineering.

Belfast Exposed
Gallery for contemporary photography.

Swiss-based organisation which adopts an interdisciplinary approach towards art, new technologies and society.

Digital Arts Developmental Agency
Supports artwork exploring digital processes.

The Digital Hub
Dublin-based initiative to create an international centre of excellence for knowledge, innovation and creativity focused on digital content and technology enterprises.

Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI)
Arts organisation supporting Video and Media Art.

Organisation promoting and advocating computerbased art in Sweden and the other Nordic countries.

Centre for the promotion of new technologies and media arts.

Foundation for Art and Creative Technology promotes artists’ work and innovation in the fields of film, video, and new media.

Digital Arts organisation promoting the exploration of art through technology.

Provides platforms for experimental practices relating to art, technology and social change.

Inter-Society for the Electronic Arts promotes interdisciplinary academic discourse and exchange among artists and organisations working with art, science and emerging technologies.

A space for Contemporary Art focusing on electronic media.

Based in the New Museum in NY, Rhizome promotes emerging artistic practices that engage technology.

Interdisciplinary centre for art and media technology based in Rotterdam.

Artist-run space in NY supporting emerging media artists.

Interdisciplinary artist collective focusing on the development of Video and New Media Art in Hong Kong.

WRO Centre for Media Art
Independent organisation in Poland specialising in Contemporary Art, media and technology.

Year Zero One
Media Arts Collective exploring new and hybrid artistic practices emerging from new technologies.

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