Edward Picot discusses here the work of writer and new media artist Millie Niss: "She preferred work which didn't reach for the hi-tech solution when a lo-tech one would do - work, in other words, which didn't employ technology for its own sake, and where form was dictated by content rather than the other way round."
Since 2005, a series of radical conferences has taken place around Brazil, organized on a discussion list: Sub>midialogy - the art of re:volving knowledge logos by practices and disorienting practices by the immersion in sub-knowledge. Ricardo Ruiz wonders what will happen to all this creative energy now that funding has arrived.
Ellie Harrison highlights concerns for the future of humanity and the future of art, focusing on 2 central texts: Bourriaud's Altermodern Manifesto and a faux encyclopedia entry from the future which retrospectively defines 'the Age of Stupid' released as promotional material for Franny Armstrong's film.
A no nonsense guide to help improve the representation of artists using Wikipedia (specifically media artists), more people who are involved in the field should learn about how Wikipedia works and get involved with editing it. This article is a brief introduction to doing so.
This 6-year retrospective of the Feral Trade project, by artist Kate Rich, kicks off Furtherfield.org's Media Art Ecologies programme. An ecological approach pays special attention to the interrelation of technological and natural processes: beings and things, individuals and multitudes, matter and patterns.
This text is a reflection on the NODE.London experiment and its engagement with radical openness. Looking at its context, its cultures and the make-up of its events, infrastructure and organisation it discusses how it might be possible and worthwhile to support the development of grassroots media arts infrastructure in London.
I recently received confirmation from Karen Annemie Verschooren from BAM, the Flemish institute for visual, audiovisual and media art. About an interview that I had with her for 'Internet art, net art, and networked art in relation.'
The Postnational Foundation is an ongoing series of brief, personal interventions about personal agency and a starting point for doing something meaningful...Jean-Franois Lyotard defined us in the 1970's. He started the 'post' era. Since his ground-breaking proposal of Post-Modernism; a conceptual reaction to the Enlightenment, Modernism and its grand narratives and universal pretensions...
An unacknowledged discriminatory barrier that prevents those minorities privileged by class or financial resources from accessing the source of distributed power or responsibility, as exists within a...
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