Flickering Affects

Publication Year:
2003
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Repository URL:
http://ro.uow.edu.au/creartspapers/414
Author(s):
Ballard, Su
Tags:
flickering; affects; Arts and Humanities; Social and Behavioral Sciences
article description
All digital work is made and viewed in the glow of the flicker: the image moves, our eyes move, our body enters into some digital space. Whether or not a screen is present, the viewer of digital installation art is implicated within this flickering affect. This paper discusses three installation works by New Zealand artists informed by digital practice. I argue that an affective viewing experience can be examined through the semantics of the flicker.