Please join us to celebrate the launch of Ina Blom's new book The Autobiography of Video: The Life and Times of a Memory Technology. The evening will include a presentation by the author, followed by a conversation with art historian Jörn Schafaff.
In this innovative text, Ina Blom traces the autobiography of video as enacted in the field of early analog video art. She documents, among other things, the becoming of video through the framework of painting, its identification with biological life, its exploration of the outer limits of technical and mental time control, and its construction of new realms of labor and collaboration. This is a book about technology and social memory in the field of twentieth-century art.