after.video realizes the world through moving images and reassembles theory after video. Extending the formats of ‘theory’, it reflects a new situation in which world and video have grown together. This is an edited collection of assembled and annotated video essays living in two instantiations: an online version – located on the web at http://after.video/assemblages, and an offline version – stored on a server inside a VHS (Video Home System) case. This is both a digital and analog object: manifested, in a scholarly gesture, as a ‘video book'. We hope that different tribes — from DIY hackercamps and medialabs, to unsatisfied academic visionaries, avantgarde-mesh-videographers and independent media collectives, even iTV and home-cinema addicted sofasurfers — will cherish this contribution to an ever more fragmented, ever more colorful spectrum of video-culture, consumption and appropriation...
|Open Humanities Press
|Published - 2016
Bibliographical noteThis is forthcoming. A video book - paperback book and video stored on a Raspberry Pi computer packaged in a VHS case. Also available as online video and book PDF download. Video and PDF -
http://after.video/assemblages. after.video Assemblages volume 1 which is abstracts of contributions is available at http://www.metamute.org/sites/www.metamute.org/files/u1/after_video_assemblages_9781906496234.pdf
Art + Civic Media was funded through Innovation Incubator, a major EU project financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the federal state of Lower Saxony