Video Art: Significant Absence of Editing as an Artistic Tool

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The article examines the phenomenon of one-sequence video art. The author argues that the omission of such a significant element as editing helps the artist diminish the plot-line and build a specific communication with the viewer when instead of being a passive recipient he/she becomes an active interpreter of the visual text and the artist’s collaborator. The rejection of editing allows the artist cement the link with the audience, enhance their empathy, stimulate their cognitive activity.

Alexandra D Staruseva-Persheyeva

post-graduate student, Cinema Studies Department; teaching assistant, Department of Communications, Media and Design

VGIK; Higher School of Economics

Author for correspondence.


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