Erkki Huhtamo, media historian and pioneering media archaeologist, is Professor in the Department of Design Media Arts at the University of California, Los. Visit ‘s Erkki Huhtamo Page and shop for all Erkki Huhtamo books. Check out pictures, bibliography, and biography of Erkki Huhtamo. Erkki Huhtamo, author and Professor of Media History and Theory at UCLA was keynote speaker at Scandinavia House, NYC which launched Streaming.

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However, Kittler never claimed he was focusing solely on technology or technical apparatuses. Finnish Museum of Photography.

The collection moves between computational machines and influencing erkoi, preservation and imagination, offering a range of ways to live the new everyday of media experience through the imaginary of archaeology. To prevent the application of simple binary models to his work and his intellectual position, Kittler has denied any affiliation with the notion of media archaeology.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Yet applied to the prehistory of cinema his idea of “archaeology” hardly differed from the goals of traditional positivistic historical scholarship. Media Culture in Srkkiwhich he wrote and directed.

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Time Travelling in the Moving Image Books Digital Products Journals. It could be claimed that huhtano archaeology is new historicist in its essence, but this would be too gross a generalization. Kiasma Nykytaiteen museo – Museum of Contemporary Art, His writings have been translated into twelve languages, with new single-authored books in Italian and Japanese coming in Cinema and Television as Entr’actes in History, defined itself as an “outline of a history of audiovision” Entwurf zu Geschichte der Audiovisionor a contribution toward to “an integrated history of the media” integrierte Erk,i.


Professor Huhtamo has also adapted his ideas to stage works.

Dismantling the Fairy Engine: However, their approaches differ in important respects. An Archaeology of Mobile Media. Such “nomadicism,” rather than being a hindrance, may hyhtamo fact match its goals and working methods, allowing it to roam across the landscape of the humanities and social sciences and occasionally to leap into the arts.

I hope that the readers of Illusions in Motion will find the results both challenging and inspiring. Michel Foucault’s writings have been an important formative experience for many media archaeologists.

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Everything that did not fit neatly into this narrative was left out, no matter how interesting it might otherwise have been. Media-historical and theoretical works with a background in film studies pose a challenge for the continued renewal of media archaeology. Discontent with “canonized” narratives of media culture and history may be the clearest common driving force.

Still, one cannot avoid noticing how little attention has often been devoted to defining and discussing methods and approaches. Erkki is also an avid collector. Toward an Archaeology of Electronic Gaming. Provide feedback about huutamo page.


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The approach was remarkably open, shifting, and layered and took political and economic but also collective psychological factors into consideration. The latter performance features authentic nineteenth-century magic lanterns and hand-painted lantern slides, live music, and ‘follies’ sound effects.

Ranging from techniques for capturing human movements as graphic representations to the features of everyday household objects like the bathtub, Giedion’s history had less to do with isolated apparatuses than with erkik interconnections. This has led to intriguing parallels and connections between research and eroki creativity.

Erkki Huhtamo | Media Archaeologist, Historian, Exhibition Curator

Are you an author? Ever since the project was launched in the early s, he has collaborated with the NTT InterCommunication Center Tokyo Opera City,a major institution exhibiting technological art, by giving talks and contributing texts to its publications. To set the stage, work drkki has already been done will be reviewed in er,ki introduction, a tentative mapping of an “archaeology of media archaeology. No video of this one – too fragile to crank!