Phantasmagoria

Beginning to realise that spectral media is a cultural construct – phantasmagoria. Spectrality is not an essential property of the projected image for example.

Points towards a media archaeological approach to medium.

Links also to Krauss’ essay Voyage on the North Sea.  What is an obsolescent medium for example?  What are the strategies implied by this essay if looked at from the point of view of artists practise rather than an art historian?

Thinking through the role of the medium via media- art- history.

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