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This Is Television

Artist
Judy Radul
Date
2018
Publisher
Sternberg Press
Format
Artists' Books
ISBN
978-3-95679-446-9
Size
28 × 21.5 cm
Length
240 pp
Genre
New Media, Criticism, Culture
Description

Edited by DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program, Ariane Beyn, Judy Radul
Texts by Diedrich Diederichsen, Honor Gavin, Ana Teixeira Pinto, Judy Radul

This Is Television addresses the increasingly obsolete medium of television by way of the medium of the book—by extension commenting on media’s continuous changes of form and format. Through an interplay of theory and artistic research material, the book extends Judy Radul’s ongoing investigation of media with an idiosyncratic perspective on television—while still feeding off collective experience. The book thematizes television as a cultural container, both in its format as a “box” for content and as an ideologically saturated apparatus for reception. With sections titled Craig, Oral History, Moon, Display, Landing, End of Analog etc., the book charts our identification with specific media and a nostalgia connected with the obsolescence of technology. Springing from a desire to engage intermedia form by way of a book about television, and to commit to the ambiguity of its title’s announcement, This Is Television is organized around three central chapters: “This,” “Is,” and “Television” are individually interpreted in newly commissioned essays by Honor Gavin, Ana Teixeira Pinto, and Diedrich Diederichsen, with additional short texts by Judy Radul.

Co-published with DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program
Design by Katja Gretzinger

Softcover, perfect-bound, colour.

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