Who was the first video artist?
Nam June PaikBut that is exactly what Nam June Paik did: he was the first video artist ever.
He made us see video in a new way, transforming it into an artist’s medium, severing the link between video and tv.
In 1965, Sony introduced the first portable video camera, the Portapak..
Where was June Paik born?
GyeongseongNam June Paik/Place of birth
What is Nam June Paik known for?
Video artPerformanceInstallation artNam June Paik/Known for
Which experimental composer did Nam June Paik meet when he studied art in Germany?
Karlheinz StockhausenWhile studying in Germany, Paik met the composers Karlheinz Stockhausen and John Cage and the conceptual artists Sharon Grace as well as George Maciunas, Joseph Beuys and Wolf Vostell and was from 1962 on, a member of the experimental art movement Fluxus.