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Nam June Paik: Becoming Robot

  • Location:
    Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue, New York, New York, New York, 10021, US

Nam June Paik (1932–2006) was a visionary artist, thinker, and innovator. Considered the “father of video art,” his groundbreaking use of video technology blurred past distinctions between science, fine art, and popular culture. He created a new visual language using mediums previously associated with mass entertainment and scientific discovery. Nam June Paik: Becoming Robot illustrates modern society’s relationship with technology through one artist’s perspective, and creates a space for visitors to explore the central role technology will continue to play in art and culture for future generations.