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My Three Favorite YouTube Videos

"Black Moon–Nosebleed Scene": Stumbling upon clips of unreleased films on YouTube is like finding little gems. Black Moon features an Alice in Wonderland type character who emerges from an accident and enters a feature-length dream sequence. A truly strange film not released yet in the U.S.

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Conflictivism

In his recent book Feedback: Television Against Democracy (2007), David Joselit challenges artists with a manifesto that echoes a sentiment common among us: "How is your image going to circulate? Use the resources of the 'art world' as a base of operations, but don't remain there. Use images to build publics."

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The Transmission of Art by Television

“The transmission of art exhibitions by television is the beginning of an era when the public will be taught to appreciate great works of art, seeing them in their homes.” This was the prediction made in a report written by one E. Robb for the BBC way back in 1933, less than a year after their first experimental television broadcast. For Robb, art on television meant pointing a camera at a painting or sculpture.

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My Three Favorite YouTube Videos

“Snow Driving Fail”: Since we are bombarded with all kinds of animated movies, it is a relief to see something that looks animated but is pure reality . . . and it shows that in the end nature is boss.

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Filling in the Cracks

Long before one could post videos on the Internet, artists were utilizing the tools available within the Web itself to produce work. This type of work never had a fixed name but was sometimes called Internet Art or net.art. In this art form, the browser itself was often used and experimented with—which makes sense, as the browser is the window through which we see and experience the Web.

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