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Nam June Paik is incredibly interesting when it comes to looking at the marriage between sound and video along with it's object or presentation. I think Paik is the first artist that I have encountered who embraces the limits of video as "the ultimate reproduction of our way of perceiving the world" and uses it to his advantage. I'm most gripped by the way he explores and blurs the boundary between the physical and the purely visual. The main example that I like is the piano above, where the video would not exist without the piano, the sound would not exist without the piano, but the video is the main component of what you're supposed to see. 

I feel like that notion to embrace the imperfections of video as a medium has so many amazing implications for exploration. There are so many things that can be done in both the display of the work and also the creation of the work.

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