Thank you, Beryl, for the results of your reading through 250 reviews,
most of which stressed context and not the work itself. I agree that
artists themselves seem to be paying more attention than critics to the
_art part_--perhaps because --it's a trenches thing. To create, you _have_
to deal with the medium as such.
I recently gave a talk in Kassel on the aesthetics of streaming video.
Based on the experience of creating _BirthData_ (pro and con and future),
as well as participating in other streams, I
came up with a list of six points we might consider in evaluating
streaming video as art. How might we begin venturing an assessment?
What's to assess? It was meant as a start, not as the Ten Commandments.
Yes, most of the other presentations were sociological, aka cultural