The 'Internet Dweller' by Nam June Paik is an imaginary being who lives on the Internet. It is constructed almost entirely from technology. Colour monitors, circuit cards, cables and aerials are attached to an old television cabinet. The work looks like some futuristic robot from the 'fifties and so Paik looks back in the 'nineties on the most important technological inventions in the electronic media. Paik is considered the founder of the video art in the 'sixties.
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|Title||Internet dweller: mpbd.three.cgsspv|
|Material and technique||Wood, TV set, 1 DVD projection|
Installation > Three-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Height 125 cm
Width 130 cm
Nam June Paik
|Accession number||BEK 1804 a-b (MK)|
|Credits||Aankoop / Purchase: Stichting Fonds Willem van Rede 2007|
|Age artist||About 62 years old|
|Collector||Collector / W. van Rede|
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Nam June Paik
Seoul 1932 - Miami 2006
Nam June Paik is famous as the founder of video art. He studied philosophy, music and art history at the university of Tokyo and then in Munich and Freiburg. In...Bekijk het volledige profiel