"A Strange Chaos": Preserving Internet Art in the Wake of Walter Benjamin's Critical Legacy

Boxer, Carly B.
2013

This thesis explores current approaches to preserving Internet art, and examines comparisons made between Internet art and earlier media from a theoretical perspective. Contemporary preservation implicitly accepts as true twentieth-century literary critic Walter Benjamin's contention that the mechanically reproduced work of art loses its aura and falls victim to ideological objectives: in so doing... read more

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Undergraduate honors theses
Subjects
Art and the Internet.
Technology and the arts.
Digital art -- Preservation.
New media art -- Preservation.
Benjamin, Walter, 1892-1940.
Genre
theses
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/78134
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