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Sounding the Gallery: Video and the Rise of Art-Music

Holly Rogers


This book explores the first decade of creative video work, focusing on the ways in which video technology was used to dissolve the boundaries between art and music. Becoming commercially available in the mid 1960s, video became integral to the experimentalism of New York City’s music and art scenes. The medium was able to record image and sound at the same time, allowing composers to visualize their music and artists to sound their images in a quick and easy manner. Video also enabled the creation of interactive spaces that questioned conventional habits of music and art consumption. The medi ... More

Keywords: Video, audiovisual, intermedia, interactivity, 1960s New York, art-music, experimental film, performance, closed-circuit, Paik

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199861408
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861408.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Holly Rogers, author
The University of Liverpool