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09.10.14 Marina Galperina

This year’s most inspiring project is Ways Of Something (2014) — BBC’s seminal Ways of Seeing (1972) documentary series remixed/remade/updated/re-contextualized, one minute at a time. After celebrating its New York premiere at TRANSFER gallery on Saturday, ANIMAL is incredibly excited to share Ways Of Something: Episode 1. Click to watch above! For this 30 minute episode, artist and curator Lorna Mills invited 30 web-based artists from all […]

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07.24.14 Marina Galperina

Along with their “no string attached” $10,000 International Award for Net Art and curated commissions for New York-based artists, Rhizome has announced additional opportunities for artists who make internet-based work — Internet Art Microgrants. In the spirit of our open award each year, we’d like the Rhizome community to consider a collection of compelling ideas for net-based […]

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07.16.14 Marina Galperina

Here’s a great opportunity for those committed to digital, online-based art making, despite the obvious financial difficulties the medium poses. Rhizome, Tsinghua Art & Science Media Lab (TASML), and Center for Art and Technology (CAT) announce Prix Net Art, a new $10,000 prize for internet art. The prize will recognize the future promise of an […]

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07.15.14 Sophie Weiner

From The Cloud is a collection of “found footage” internet-based films that will screen at The Spectacle in Williamsburg today, July 15th, and July 18th. The collection focuses on pre-Youtube videos and images, altered by artists Cory Arcangel (Arnold Schoenberg’s Drei Klavierstücke, op. 11-I played by cats on pianos), Hennessey Youngman (“Is beauty still relevant in our future age […]

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07.08.14 Sophie Weiner

“Electric Objects,” currently funding on Kickstarter, bills itself as “a framed high-definition screen and integrated computer that hangs on your wall and brings art from the Internet into your home.” The idea behind EO1 is to give the infinite variety of digitally-produced art a new way of being exhibited, instead of letting it languish forever in […]

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03.25.14 Marina Galperina

“Used to be my main bitch, now she’s just a follower …” Yung Jake (“Datamosh,” “e.m-bed.de/d,” and the Larry David rap song) has just performed his latest song “Unfollow” at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles. Click to watch the music video above. It’s his slickest video yet. And it’s very sensitive. (“Now it’s over… like a […]

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12.12.13 Rhett Jones

“Come at me faggots.” That’s how 19-year-old Mary Bond invited 4chan’s infamous /b/ board to join in an insightful critique of her art project autodissociate.me. “Been a long time since good camgirl thread,” an anonymous poster replied. This might seem like a pretty sad way to start a conversation, but it’s just par for the course […]

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07.26.13 Marina Galperina

Rhizome — New York’s notable not-for-profit organization and new media art platform affiliated with the New Museum — just unrolled its newest list of Commissions and Tumblr Internet Art Grant Awardees. After reviewing over 250 proposals, five new media commissions and three Tumblr-spirited projects have been awarded funds. \(^-^)/ for everyone, but most of all Yung […]

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05.10.13 Marina Galperina

Watch the road. Watch the road disintegrate, swallow itself. Watch the street lights mosh the sky into the traffic, like a windshield wiper plowing down everything. First thought: Leos Carax, Holy Motors.  Paris galerie charlot set up shop in a minimal corner booth at the inaugural CutLog New York art fair in PS 160. The three Jacques Perconte video works are […]

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12.10.12 Marina Galperina

What’s up with that #NYANCATCITY hashtag? Oh, nothing, just a four-day pop-up event at the Hole Shop  dedicated to celebrating the best meme of all time! (Sorry, Mr. Trololo.) Don’t fight it. From December 13 to 16, 2012, come worship the “popular” internet meme Nyan Cat with a series of art talks, parties and DJ nights, Nyan Cat-inspired food […]

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