Char Davies's Immersive Virtual Art and the Essence of Spatiality

In this first book-length study of the internationally renowned Canadian artist Char Davies, Laurie McRobert examines the digital installations Osmose and Ephémère in the context of Davies? artistic and conceptual inspirations. Davies, originally a painter, turned to technology in an effort to... Ausführliche Beschreibung

Verfasser / Komponist: McRobert, Laurie, [author.]
Verfasserangabe: Laurie McRobert.
Medientyp: E-Book
veröffentlicht: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2016]
Umfang: 1 online resource
enthält: Frontmatter -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- 1. The Dynamics of Immersive Virtual Art -- 2. Digital Knowing versus Digital Being -- 3. Heidegger, Davies, and Technological Essence -- 4. Substantial Essence -- 5. On Up/Down Paradigms and the 'Essence of Spatiality' -- 6. The Essence of Cyberspace and Immersive Virtual Spatiality -- 7. Instincts and the Unconscious: Digital Transcendence and Essential Spatiality -- 8. Speculative Inquiries into the Elements of Char Davies' Immersive Virtual Art -- Epilogue -- Appendix -- Notes -- Index
Frontmatter -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- 1. The Dynamics of Immersive Virtual Art -- 2. Digital Knowing versus Digital Being -- 3. Heidegger, Davies, and Technological Essence -- 4. Substantial Essence -- 5. On Up/Down Paradigms and the 'Essence of Spatiality' -- 6. The Essence of Cyberspace and Immersive Virtual Spatiality -- 7. Instincts and the Unconscious: Digital Transcendence and Essential Spatiality -- 8. Speculative Inquiries into the Elements of Char Davies' Immersive Virtual Art -- Epilogue -- Appendix -- Notes -- Index
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