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Summer Exhibitions Showcase New Media Interest for Tampa Museum of Art

TAMPA< FL.- Executive Director Todd D. Smith announces the Tampa Museum of Art schedule for Summer 2010. Among the highlights, two exhibitions will explore the exciting genre of new media, which incorporates technology with video, sound, light and computation. “Taken together,” Smith says, “the two exhibitions on view in the museum’s major changing-exhibition galleries demonstrate the complex role that media and technology play in the working practice of contemporary artists. They give the museum an opportunity to spark a conversation about art that expands the field of traditional forms.” Organized by the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Jesper Just: Romantic Delusions presents four films by this critically acclaimed Danish artist. Just’s films explore the complexities and contradictions of human emotion. Using overlapping cinematic, musical and literary references, his films adapt popular songs to communicate the vulnerabil