Art & Technology with Nam June Paik & Bruce Nauman

Art and technology are inseparably intertwined. Inventions and advancements such as pens or oil paints were important breakthroughs in previous eras, and likewise cameras or computers have been shaping our post-modern art processes today. In the early 1960’s and into the 70’s many artists began to experiment with video production by using new tools and manipulating existing media. Nam June Paik and Bruce Nauman were two of the most influential artists working in the new realm of video art. Television sets, closed circuit video feeds, and Portapak systems quickly became…