Trivia Quiz On Digital Technology Of Cinema

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Trivia Quiz on Digital Technology of Cinema. The advancement of technology has not left behind the cinematic universe, and this means that the film lovers get to enjoy more clear imagery than what was available fifty years ago. Take up this test and get to learn about the effect of technology in cinema both present and past. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Complete the quote:As digital technology consumes even cinema, the digital video artist must define a space that is uniquely artful, a place where ...... 

    • A.

      Site specific art and interactive cinema are displayed

    • B.

      Edward Slopek saves the day

    • C.

      Interactive cinema and politically charged content coexist

    • D.

      Narrations, perceptions and visual expectations become disrupted.

    Correct Answer
    D. Narrations, perceptions and visual expectations become disrupted.
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that in the face of digital technology's dominance in cinema, the digital video artist must create a space where narrations, perceptions, and visual expectations become disrupted. This implies that the artist should challenge traditional storytelling techniques, challenge the audience's perception of reality, and subvert their visual expectations in order to create a unique and artful experience.

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  • 2. 

    Gene Youngblood's book, "Expanding Cinema" was influential in establishing the field of media arts and:

    • A.

      Predicted Arnold Schwarzenegger would be back

    • B.

      Predicted the rise of CGI and virtual sets

    • C.

      Predicted the success of Pixar and ILM

    Correct Answer
    B. Predicted the rise of CGI and virtual sets
    Explanation
    Gene Youngblood's book, "Expanding Cinema," was influential in establishing the field of media arts because it accurately predicted the rise of CGI and virtual sets. This prediction showcases Youngblood's foresight and understanding of the potential of technology in the film industry. By foreseeing the advancements in computer-generated imagery and virtual sets, Youngblood's book played a significant role in shaping the direction of media arts and its subsequent impact on filmmaking.

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  • 3. 

    Name one of the two intertwined ideals for future images

    Correct Answer
    Rethinking the art of projection for the 21st century
    going beyond cinema viewing position by introducing interactivity in the process
    Explanation
    The intertwined ideals for future images are rethinking the art of projection for the 21st century and going beyond cinema viewing position by introducing interactivity in the process. These ideals suggest a shift in how images are projected and viewed, emphasizing the need for innovation and engagement with the audience. By rethinking projection techniques and incorporating interactivity, the future of images can offer a more immersive and dynamic experience for viewers.

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  • 4. 

    Name one of the two precursors for going beyond cinema  (use comma to separate precursor and artist)

    Correct Answer
    The art of projection, Krystof Wodiczko
    Interactivity and the moving image, Grahame Weinbren
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The art of projection, Krystof Wodiczko, Interactivity and the moving image, Grahame Weinbren." These two precursors, Krystof Wodiczko and Grahame Weinbren, have contributed to the expansion of cinema beyond traditional boundaries. Wodiczko's art of projection explores the use of large-scale projections on architectural structures, transforming them into public art installations. On the other hand, Weinbren explores the combination of interactivity and moving images, creating immersive and participatory experiences for the audience. Together, these precursors have paved the way for new forms of artistic expression that go beyond the traditional cinematic experience.

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  • 5. 

    "The location is on the artists' mind while planning and creating the artwork and the site is integral to the piece." What does this refer to?

    Correct Answer
    site specifity
    Explanation
    This refers to the concept of site specificity in art. Site specificity means that the location or site where an artwork is created or displayed is an essential part of the artwork itself. The artist takes into consideration the specific characteristics, history, and context of the site while planning and creating the artwork. The artwork is designed to interact with and respond to the site, creating a unique and meaningful connection between the artwork and its location.

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  • 6. 

    Name one of the works by Grahame Weinbren. 

    Correct Answer
    The Erl King
    Sonata
    The Erl King (1982-85)
    Sonata (1991-93)
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Erl King" and "Sonata". These are two works by Grahame Weinbren. "The Erl King" was created between 1982-85 and "Sonata" was created between 1991-93.

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  • 7. 

    Krystof Wodiczko is famous for:

    Correct Answer
    site specific installations
    projections of images onto public buildings around the world
    reclaiming public space
    politically charged content
    art of projection
    Explanation
    Krystof Wodiczko is famous for his site-specific installations, which involve creating artworks that are specifically designed for a particular location or environment. He is also known for his projections of images onto public buildings around the world, using large-scale projectors to display his artwork in a public and accessible way. Wodiczko's work often focuses on reclaiming public space, using art as a means of challenging power dynamics and giving a voice to marginalized communities. His installations and projections frequently contain politically charged content, addressing social and political issues. Through his art of projection, Wodiczko explores the intersection of art, public space, and political activism.

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  • 8. 

    ICinema's "AVIE" stands for:

    • A.

      Audio-Visual Installation Experience

    • B.

      Advanced Vista Interactive Experience

    • C.

      Auditory Video Installation Emmersion

    • D.

      Advanced Visualization Interactive Emmersive

    Correct Answer
    D. Advanced Visualization Interactive Emmersive
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Advanced Visualization Interactive Emmersive". This is because the acronym "AVIE" is explained by the words "Advanced Visualization" which refers to the advanced display and visualization technologies used in iCinema's AVIE system. The word "Interactive" indicates that users can actively engage with the system, and "Emmersive" suggests a fully immersive and engaging experience. Therefore, "Advanced Visualization Interactive Emmersive" accurately describes iCinema's AVIE system.

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  • 9. 

    "Under Scan" is a surveillance based artwork which uses 1000 portraits of local people as a database by which artist?

    • A.

      Robert Lepage

    • B.

      David Rokeby

    • C.

      Camille Utterback

    • D.

      Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

    • E.

      Julia Scher

    Correct Answer
    D. Rafael Lozano-Hemmer
    Explanation
    "Under Scan" is a surveillance-based artwork that uses 1000 portraits of local people as a database. The correct answer is Rafael Lozano-Hemmer. Rafael Lozano-Hemmer is a Mexican-Canadian artist known for his interactive and participatory installations that explore themes of surveillance, technology, and public space. "Under Scan" specifically engages viewers by projecting their own shadows onto the ground and revealing video portraits of other participants. This artwork reflects Lozano-Hemmer's interest in creating immersive experiences that challenge traditional notions of spectatorship and blur the boundaries between art and technology.

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  • 10. 

    Name the artist(s), artwork and location (city, province) of this piece:

    Correct Answer
    Robert Lepage, The Image Mill, Quebec City, Quebec
    Robert Lepage, The Image Mill, Quebec, Quebec
  • 11. 

    The artwork from the previous question was:

    • A.

      Commissioned for the 400th anniversary of the city

    • B.

      Projected onto 81 grain silos in the old port of the city

    • C.

      Divided into 4 segments: waterways, pathways, railways and airways

    • D.

      The largest moving image installation ever created

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    The artwork from the previous question was commissioned for the 400th anniversary of the city, projected onto 81 grain silos in the old port of the city, divided into 4 segments: waterways, pathways, railways, and airways, and it is the largest moving image installation ever created.

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