Beamed directly into living rooms across the globe, television has had an undeniable impact upon contemporary culture. A new NGV exhibition, Transmission: Legacies of the Television Age, explores artistic comments on the medium and track the evolution of screen culture from televised historical moments such as the Vietnam War and 9/11 through to the rise of the Internet. Transmission presents more than 30 works, primarily videos but also including prints, photographs, fashion garments, sculpture and collage, to explore Australian and international artists’ responses to, and engagement with, television, sets and screens, visual broadcasting and the transmission of information. Tony Ellwood, Director, NGV, said, ‘Australia is currently undergoing significant changes in broadcasting with the recent introduction of streaming services and, with reports that Australians spend

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