Video painting is a form of video art presented via projectors, LCD or other flat panel display and wall-mounted in the same manner as traditional paintings. Video painting is a relatively new concept devised from the psychological and philosophical works of Hilary Lawson, who published his theory of closure, in his book Closure: A Short History of Everything (2001). Key conventions is that the camera is motionless on a fixed standpoint with no dialogue or sound. The process is uninhabited and pure with all content remaining natural to its original form, free from any constructed editing or manipulation of the image. There is no sound accompaniment.
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