Mediamatic Magazine 3#4 Geert Lovink 1 Jan 1989
In the shadow of French philosophy is a West German project currently researching media history. The work does not investigate mass communication, all-powerful monopolies, censorship and is openly...
Mediamatic Magazine 3#4 Steven Bode 1 Jan 1989
The Apple of Your Eye
In the Beginning - by which, of course, we mean the beginning of the '80s - avant-garde film looked out on the world with an austere gaze: clear, unstinting, unblinking, committed to the shibboleths...
Mediamatic Magazine 3#4 Philip Hayward 1 Jan 1989
PHILIP HAYWARD will be our music-video editor from now on. In this article by his own hand, THE GO-BETWEENS' pop video Streets of Your Town is considered as an exercise in cultural politics.
Mediamatic Magazine 3#4 Stephen Sack 1 Jan 1989
La Memoire Chromosomique
Nothing is more secret and elusive then the passing of time. And yet... in the photography of Stephen Sack time becomes so tangible and readable that it takes your breath away; time etches a portrait...
Mediamatic Magazine 3#4 Richard Wright 1 Jan 1989
Videographics and Allegorical Knowledge
The Epistemology of Leonardo
The past is the best alibi for the present. The present proves itself by means of the past. In addition, the past imbues current hyper advanced projects with cultural cachet, with a familiar face
Mediamatic Magazine 3#4 Stefaan Decostere, Chris Dercon, john wyver 1 Jan 1989
The New Museum
script for a television program
The six sequences published here have been taken from a script consisting of 19 sequences, they were written during the second half of 1988 by Stefaan Decostere and Chris Dercon, translated and...
Mediamatic Magazine 3#4 Henri - Pierre Peudy 1 Jan 1989
The Museum of the World
( The Museum of the World ) It may be lively, dynamic, didactic, hyper-modern, superattractive... but a museum remains a museum. The will to renovate, transform and modernise spaces used for the...
Mediamatic Magazine 3#4 Christian Unverzagt 1 Jan 1989
Heading on Time
Museological strategies lust after time. It is arranged in a chronology, conserved so as to return as timeless, arbitrary signs. In the following article, the past no longer falls victim to a...
Mediamatic Magazine 3#4 Willem Velthoven 1 Jan 1989
In Memoriam Videokunst
An Instructive Exhibition
Video Art has passed on. It will be laid to rest in the next few months by the Cardinal of the West German faithful, DR. WULF HERZOGENRATH, assisted by that relative novice DR. EDITH DECKER. The...
Mediamatic Magazine 3#4 Friedemann Malsch 1 Jan 1989
KLAUS PETER SCHNUTTGER-WEBS
The artist KLAUS PETER SCHNUTTGER-WEBS started out in Cologne in 1981, developing from being a critic who attacked the commodity-based character of the art market to become a real cult figure who...
Mediamatic Magazine 3#4 Keiko Sei 1 Jan 1989
Melts in your Magazine, not in your Museum
Come to think of it, ALFRED BIRNBAUM. Hasn't video been business art from its very inception?
Bilwet 1 Jan 1989
The Warrior and His Media
The Four Faces of the Bruiser
Mediamatic Magazine 3#4 Maurice Nio 1 Jan 1989
The Art of Dying
In one animals confront us with our incapacity to become extinct. In the other an obscure machine confronts us with the obsession for storing information. Two installations by IVO VAN STIPHOUT.