Monochrom founder and filmmaker Johannes Grenzfurthner, takes his friends Jenny and Eddie across the United States in a countercultural tour de farce exploring his roots in cyberculture. A mind explosion on video.
Louw reviews the book "From estranger to e-stranger: Living in between languages" by Annie Abrahams and finds in it, both a significant history of networked performance art, and a sharp and poetic critique of language and everyday culture in the age of networks.
In this second article on Accelerationism Jackson interrogates its philosophical roots and particularly its dealings with skepticism. Ordinaryism suggests that skepticism cannot be refuted nor endorsed, only inhabited as a salient vulnerable condition.
Exhibition curated by Bassam El Baroni featuring Hisham Awad, Katia Barrett, Amanda Beech, Leonardo Cremonini, Martti Kalliala, Yuri Pattinson, Nelmarie du Preez, Matthew Poole, Patricia Reed, Walid Sadek and Mohammad Salemy, in the non-profit arts space Ashkal Alwan, in Beirut, Lebanon.
Jeremy Bailey interviewed by Marc Garrett on the Netbehaviour list. As part of his residency & exhibition "The Jeremy Bailey Show" at HTTP Gallery. Discussing works in the exhibition, critical approaches & contemporary contexts about his art work. Also discussing 'WarMail', commissioned by HTTP/Furtherfield.org, performed with a participating audience at the HTTP Gallery at the opening night.
Mathias Jansson continues with his series on classic Videogames and their appropriation into contemporary art. This time round he explores the theme of racing games, with a selection of examples of how the game has impacted artists' work and contemporary art culture. Including the videogame that gasses its players 'Colorless, odorless and tasteless' by Eva and Franco Mattes.
In this continuing series of Women, Art & Technology, Rachel Beth Egenhoefer interviews curator Sarah Cook. Based in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, and co-author with Beryl Graham of the book Rethinking Curating: Art After New Media Cook is co-founder of Curatorial Resource for Upstart Media Bliss (CRUMB). Here Sarah talks about contemporary work in new media art and the Mirror Neurons exhibition that she recently curated for 2012 AV Festival.
Taina Bucher interviews artist and bot maker Katie Rose Pipkin about her most popular Twitter bots, how they work and what they mean. Indeed, what are bots, who else is engaged in artistic bot making, and how will social media bots evolve?
Taina Bucher interviews Liz Filardi, a New York City-based performance artist who often works in public space. She was recently awarded a Turbulence Commission for a networked performance piece called I’m Not Stalking You; I’m Socializing, exploring the anxieties of social networking in three modules.
Darko Aleksovski interviews artist Toni Dimitrov about his work 'Total surveillance' featured in the group exhibition SEAFair ’11 'Energy, Biopolitics, Resistance strategies and Cultural subversion'. Curated by Melentie Pandilovski, Elena Veljanovska, Zoran Petrovski, ending on the 20th November at the Skopje Museum of Contemporary Art, SEECAN (South East European Contemporary Art Network) and Kontejner, Zagreb.
Furtherfield presents Superdiversity: Picturing Finsbury Park, an exhibition collaboration between researcher and artist Katherine Stansfeld and local people and communities in London’s Finsbury Park. The exhibition maps a multiplicity of meaning and experience of Finsbury Park in an exploration of what place and difference mean in today’s global London. Support gratefully acknowledged from Ordnance Survey, the Economic and Social Research Council, and the Royal Holloway Centre for the GeoHumanities.
Furtherfield presents Please identify yourself, a new exhibition by artist collective THEY ARE HERE, informed by their residency at Furtherfield, as well as online & offline activities across Finsbury Park.
Monsters of the Machine at laboral, Spain, is a group exhibition with a contemporary take on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, seeing the world through her eyes now. Shelley’s classic, gothic horror and science fiction novel, has inspired millions since it was written 200 years ago in 1816, and then published anonymously in London in 1818.
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When traditional systems become obsolete, they evolve into the facilitator of their own crash. The initial position of the nine debuting artists is the shift- and notions of values within the current...
The Internet hosts an increasing number of artistic works that reflect the phenomenon of sound, but how can the features of a social platform such as Twitter be used to establish a discourse centered...
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