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Video Art Pioneer Nam June Paik Influences the Future of the Art Form

The Creators Project examines the life and work of video art pioneer Nam June Paik.

They write, “On January 29th 2006, the digital arts world lost one of its progenitors to complications from a stroke. But the totality of Nam June Paik’s life is such a tour-de-force that immortality once seemed like an achievable feat for the South Korean-born artist. His works prodded, dissected and interrogated the 20th century’s flagship creation: a new intimacy between man and technology. His medium of choice? The television set, along with its implications of a coming future in which communication was predominantly digital and one-way.”

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