[...] if media literacy is generally understood as "the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, and create media in a variety of forms," then it becomes apparent after reading Bury's and Kotz's books that artists have consistently worked not only to access and employ the means of communication available in their cultural milieux, but have often pioneered contemporary media literacy practices by applying strategies of collage, appropriation, and distortion to language; thereby creating alternative modes of exhibition and distribution for their language-based works. The slim volume is a compendium of information about European avant-garde utilizations of print as a vital medium for creating and exhibiting work.
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