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Les arts plastiques et les technologies numériques en Islande : histoire et "glocalisation"

Abstract : A lack of media art in Iceland at the turn of last century, whether electronic or digital, initiated this research. The deficiency encouraged the author to undertake analysis of the history of art in Iceland, at a time when it was becoming independent from Denmark. This period is characterized by the nation's quest of identity, where the definition of cultural particularity dominated the discourse on art. By placing the art of the past in the context of the colony, and modern art in that of the struggle for independence, it is possible to show that the lack of media arts can be explained by the postcolonial situation after the war. Finally, it shows how the isolation of artists was broken in this context. To conclude it examines how the political and cultural institutions have reacted to the globalization of electronic and digital technology that has contributed to change the artistic creation and practices.
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Margrét Ólafsdóttir. Les arts plastiques et les technologies numériques en Islande : histoire et "glocalisation". Art et histoire de l'art. Université Panthéon-Sorbonne - Paris I, 2013. Français. ⟨NNT : 2013PA010540⟩. ⟨tel-01578737⟩

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