Part of the acclaimed 'Documents of Contemporary Art' series of anthologies. Moving Image is a key text for comprehending the deep interconnection of the moving image and the worlds of exhibition in the 21st century. - Hans Ulrich Obrist, Co-director of Exhibitions and Programmes and Director of International Projects, Serpentine Gallery, London. This anthology examines the rising phenomenon of moving image practice in recent art and theory, tracing its genealogies in experimental cinema and video, body art, performance, site-specific art and installation from the 1960s onwards.
Contextualizing new developments made possible by advances in digital and networked technology, it locates contemporary art centred on the moving image within a global framework. Artists surveyed include: Jananne al-Ani, Francis Al s, Yuri Ancarini, Oreet Ashery, Ed Atkins, Judith Barry, Gretchen Bender, Dara Birnbaum, Black Audio Film Collective, Brad Butler, Olga Chernysheva, James Coleman, Minerva Cuevas, Stan Douglas, Olafur Eliasson, VALIE EXPORT, Harun Farocki, Omer Fast, Morgan Fisher, Hollis Frampton, Melanie Gilligan, Joana Hadjithomas, Gary Hill, Susan Hiller, William Kentridge, Anja Kirschner, Steve McQueen, Jumana Manna, Karen Mirza, Rabih Mroue, Otolith Group, Nam June Paik, Luther Price, Yvonne Rainer, R.V.
Ramani, Pipilotti Rist, Ben Rivers, Ryan Trecartin, Trinh T.
Minh-ha, and Bill Viola. Writers include: Erika Balsom, Robert Bird, Claire Bishop, Christa Bl mlinger, Jonathan Crary, T.J.
Demos, Jean Fisher, Andrew Grossman, Felix Guattari, Shanay Jhaveri, Sven L tticken, Francesco Manacorda, H.G.
Masters, Andrew V. Uroskie, Ian White, Maxa Zoller, and Thomas Zummer.