New media are often associated with virtuality as if the traditional arts have nothing virtual about them. It is interesting to see that beyond the natural virtuality of any form of art, the electronic arts and new technologies do allow for a greater physical involvement of the audience and the “truth” of his/her body.
The body as an actor or revelation of the work: Jean Michel Bruyère, Du Zhenjun, Dumb Type, Ulf Langheinrich, Lulien Maire, Jeffrey Shaw, Time’s Up, Miguel Rothschild.
The body represented in the work: Granular Synthesis, Kurt Hentschläger, Christian Partos
The work as a body: Theo Jansen
Curator: Richard Castelli e Gong Yan