Telepresence and Bio Art: Networking Humans, Rabbits and Robots

Full Title Telepresence and Bio Art: Networking Humans, Rabbits and Robots
ISBN 0472068105
ISBN13 9780472068104
Publisher University of Michigan Press
Authors Eduardo Kac
Overview For nearly two decades Eduardo Kac has been at the cutting edge of media art, first inventing early online artworks for the web and continuously developing new art forms that involve telecommunications and robotics as a new platform for art. Interest in telepresence, also known as telerobotics, exploded in the 1990s, and remains an important development in media art. Since that time, Kac has increasingly moved into the fields of biology and biotechnology.

Telepresence and Bio Art is the first book to document the evolution of bio art and the aesthetic development of Kac, the creator of the artist's gene as well as the controversial glow-in-the-dark, genetically engineered rabbit Alba. Kac covers a broad range of topics within media art, including telecommunications media, interactive systems and the Internet, telematics and robotics, and the contact between electronic art and biotechnology. Addressing emerging and complex topics, this book will be essential reading for anyone interested in contemporary art.
Dimensions 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)
Subjects Technology - General & Miscellaneous
Flora & Fauna in Art


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