Includes bibliography and index.
Interaction/Interface/Immersion -- 1. Interaction everywhere -- 2. What is media art? -- 3. Precursors and visionaries -- Space/Nature/Narrative -- 4. Cyberzone -- 5. Artificial nature -- 6. Story spaces -- Conclusion. Towards a media arts culture.
New Media Art, produced by digital technologies, has opened a spectacular new form of art and an interface between society, culture and technology. The author discusses how we should make sense of these practices, how we can access the work of media artists, and how it fits into the traditional art constructs.