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The Book of Imaginary Media Excavating the Dream of the Ultimate Communication Medium by Siegfried Zielinski

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Published by NAi Publishers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Art Forms, Treatments & Subjects,
  • Digital & Video,
  • Art / Digital & Video,
  • Media Studies,
  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsEric Kluitenberg (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9106465M
ISBN 10905662539X
ISBN 109789056625399

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