LMC Professor Gregory Zinman is Curating a Screening of Nam June Paik’s Work
On November 1, Zinman will introduce the following films and respond to questions from the audience: Button Happening (1965), Beatles Electroniques (1966-72, w/Jud Yalkut), Global Groove (1973), Butterfly (1986), Guadalcanal Requiem (1977, re-edited 1979), Digital Experiment at Bell Labs (1966), 4 Analogue Assemblage (2000), Merce by Merce by Paik Part Two: Merce and Marcel (1978, w/Shigeko Kubota).
Nam June Paik: Becoming Robot is the first institutional exhibition in New York City dedicated exclusively to the artist in more than a decade.
Nam June Paik (1932–2006) was a visionary artist, thinker, and innovator. Considered the “father of video art,” he used video technology to blur past distinctions between science, fine art, and popular culture to create a new visual language.