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The Lamascope

story © Michael Betancourt | published March 30, 2006 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



movies: AESTHETICS

The Lamascope looks a lot like a kaleidoscope to me--clips and other info on the site, too.






 
The Space Art Database

story © Michael Betancourt | published March 27, 2006 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



movies: AESTHETICS

The Space Art Database has a lot of surprising things. It is an online database providing information about the arts related to outer space from the middle of the 19th century until the present.






 
Low-Tech Video processing

story © Michael Betancourt | published January 17, 2006 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



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It seems like the era of low-tech video processing is upon us (again). The earliest devices were being built in the 1950s and 60s by people like Mita, and they aren't well known today. So we get a whole new set of approaches, like this one (with video) or this one where a TV has an attachement that breaks the image into derivative pixels based on what's on screen.






 
Video Art Anthology for $1,020.00

story © Michael Betancourt | published January 12, 2006 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



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Video Art in a box. This anthology looks to be quite extensive, and I'd say it's worth looking into, if it wasn't so clearly a collector's fetish item.






 
Hall and Fifer's Video Art book

story © Michael Betancourt | published September 28, 2005 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



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Video Art is available for download as a .pdf. Excellent resource of history, theory and artist's writings.