Media Parasites in the Early Avant-Garde: On the Abuse of Technology and Communication (Avant-Gardes in Performance) (Hardcover)

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Niebisch retraces how the early Avant-Garde movements started out as parasites inhabiting and irritating the emerging mass media circuits of the press, cinema, and wired and wireless communication and how they aimed at creating a media ecology based on and inspired by technologies such as the radio and the photo cell.

About the Author


Arndt Niebisch is an assistant professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781137276858
ISBN-10: 1137276851
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: November 28th, 2012
Pages: 232
Language: English
Series: Avant-Gardes in Performance