The Video Art Movement

When thinking about our upcoming project, I started thinking about video art. One of my favorite video artist is Nam June Paik. Thought his explorations Paik transformed technology into an artist’s medium, creating a new tool to participate in our media culture. Paik challenged the notion of “fine art”. When looking at Paik’s artworks, even though they are still installed in the museum like the traditional fine art, the use of one of the most influential things in society, television, which makes his works stand out from the traditional statues of human body and the historical oil paintings hanging on the wall. What is so impressive in his work actually is his idea of initiatively erasing the boundary between technology and art

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