Nam June Paik Quotes

Skin has become inadequate in interfacing with reality. Technology has become the body’s new membrane of existence.

Without electricity, there can be no art.

Our life is half natural and half technological. Half-and-half is good. You cannot deny that high-tech is progress. We need it for jobs. Yet if you make only high-tech, you make war. So we must have a strong human element to keep modesty and natural life.

The culture that’s going to survive in the future is the culture that you can carry around in your head.

Nam June Paik

Nature is beautiful, not because it changes beautifully, but simply because it changes.

An artist should always bite the hand that feeds him – but not too hard.

The cathode-ray tube will replace canvas.

When too perfect, lieber Gott böse.

There is no rewind button for life.

Nam June Paik

The only way to win a race is to run alone.

There is no rewind button on the BETAMAX of life.