While acclaimed as the ‘father of video art’, in reality Paik was a polymath and first trained as a musician. Born in 1932 in Korea, he graduated in aesthetics and music at the University of Tokyo before studying alongside composers at the University of Munich and Freiberg’s International Music College. In 1964 he made his home in America, where he died in 2006.

Video visionary: the life and works of Nam June Paik

By normalising the use of modern visual technologies as fine art forms, Nam June Paik earned his reputation as [...]

2021-11-03T19:03:12+00:0020 May 2020|Art and Technology, Computer Art, Digital Art, New Media Art, Performance, Video Art|Comments Off on Video visionary: the life and works of Nam June Paik
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