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Google Variations

Google Variations...

“Google Variations”, by Leonardo Solaas, is a 2010 commission of New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc. for its Turbulence website. It was made possible with…

The Wobbulator

The Wobbulator...

A raster manipulation unit or ‘wobbulator’ is a prepared television which permits a wide variety of treatments to be performed on video images…

An Imaginary Museum

An Imaginary Museum...

Designer Jon Stam has transformed a View-Master by replacing its film slides with a tiny digital screen to create an imaginary museum with…

Fracture

Fracture...

Fracture is an iPhone application that allows you to paint cubist style portraits using your own photos. Aesthetics employed by abstract masters such…

Tardigotchi

Tardigotchi...

Tardigotchi is an artwork featuring two pets: a living organism and an alife avatar. These two disparate beings find themselves the unlikely…

The Bird Watcher

The Bird Watcher...

The Bird Watcher is the latest work by software artist André Goncalves: “Several accounts where created on Twitter, one for each of the birds listed below…

Every Day The Same Dream

Every Day The Same D...

Every day the same dream, by Molleindustria, is a slightly existential riff on the theme of alienation and refusal of labor. The idea was to charge…

Unsolicited Fabrications

Unsolicited Fabricat...

Stephanie Syjuco fabricated a selection of “sculptures” designed by anonymous users of Google SketchUp, a free 3-D modeling program: “Many–but…

Available online for free

Available online for...

Evan Roth is distribuiting free stickers to anyone interested in taking part in his project “Available online for free”. He writes: “Instructions are simple…

Where is your art?

Where is your art?...

Where is your art? is a kinetic sound installation by András Juhász Márton, Melinda Matúz, Gergely Kovács and Barbara Sterk. Once a visitor enters the…

Continual Partial Awareness

Continual Partial Aw...

This performance is going to be about ‘Continuous Partial Awareness’ — a phrase that was first described to me as meaning ‘you know, like, when you…

Flying False Colors

Flying False Colors...

Flying False Colors (The Sixth Day) is the new installation by Carlo Zanni, currently on view at Chelsea Art Museum. Presented by The Project Room…

My lover the server

My lover the server...

My Lover the Server is an exhibition by the digital art duo Champagne Valentine (Anita Fontaine & Geoff Lillemon). The show explores the…

Remembrancer

Remembrancer...

Remembrancer, by Alberto Gaitán, is a unique, net-aware sculpture that observes and records data collected over the Internet and sensors within…

The Artificial Moon

The Artificial Moon...

The Artificial Moon is a large-scale installation by Beijing based artist Wang Yuyang. The giant, suspended moon is made of thousands of…

Action Painting (Masculine Expressionism)

Action Painting (Mas...

Action Painting (Masculine Expressionism), by Jeremy Rotsztain, is a series of “action paintings” in the style of Jackson Pollock, composed using…

The Augmented Sculpture Project

The Augmented Sculpt...

The Augmented Sculpture Project, by Pablo Valbuena, focuses on the temporary quality of space, investigating space-time not only as a three…

Afk Sculpture Park

Afk Sculpture Park...

AFK Sculpture Park is an exhibition organized in Berlin by Daniel Keller and Nik Kosmas from art group Aids-3D. “Bleary-eyed and disoriented…

Latent Figure Protocol

Latent Figure Protoc...

Latent Figure Protocol, by Paul Vanouse, is a media installation that uses DNA samples to create emergent representational images. The installation…

Donkijote

Donkijote...

Donkijote.org, the winning entry of the open competition Digital_LAB 2009 (curated by Roberta Bosco and Stefano Caldana), is an analogue/digital…

bios [bible]

bios [bible]...

The installation bios [bible] consists of an industrial robot, which writes down the bible on rolls of paper. The machine draws the calligraphic…

Common Flowers

Common Flowers...

Common Flowers, a project by Shiho Fukuhara & Georg Tremmel, is based on the first commercially available genetically modified flower, the…

Public Avatar

Public Avatar...

Public Avatar, by Martin Bricelj, is a project documenting the relationship between virtual reality and our perceptions of self and society. This installation…

EarthStar

EarthStar...

EarthStar, by David Hines e Joyce Hinterding, examines the elementary, mystical qualities of the sun. Installation visitors are treated to an up-close…

The idea of a tree

The idea of a tree...

The idea of a tree, by Thomas Traxler, translates the various sunshine conditions that occur during the day into a three-dimensional object. The lenght…

Headbang Hero

Headbang Hero...

Headbang Hero, by Tiago Martins, Ricardo Nascimento and Andreas Zingerle is a music/dance video game for testing your headbanging…

Double-Taker (Snout)

Double-Taker (Snout)...

“Double-Taker (Snout)” (by Golan Levin with Lawrence Hayhurst, Steven Benders and Fannie White) deals in a whimsical manner with the themes of…

Remote sonar drawing device

Remote sonar drawing...

Remote sonar drawing device, by David Bowen, was a multinational tele-presence robotic installation installed at Laboral Centro de Arte y Creación…

Dreaming of You

Dreaming of You...

Dreaming of You is a system for tapping into your computer’s dreams. There are three parts to this program. The first is a screen saver that visualizes…

Atom

Atom...

ATOM is a performance for a matrix of 64 gas balloons, lights, and sound. A room is filled with deep, evolving noises from a four-channel sound…

AirPort

AirPort...

Air-port is a new media installation by Electroboutique (Aristarkh Chernyshev, Alexei Shulgin, Inna Astafieva), shown at Archstoyanie festival…

Body Paint

Body Paint...

Body Paint by Mehmet Akten is an interactive installation and performance allowing users to paint on a virtual canvas with their body, interpreting…

Petra Cortright

Petra Cortright...

Petra Cortright is a young artist living in Santa Barbara (California). Her work, consisting in digital images and videos, is both conceptually deep…

Color Field Paintings

Color Field Painting...

Inspired by “Color Field Painting” movement, a style of abstract painting that emerged in New York City during the 1940s and 1950 (the definition is…

Pa++ern

Pa++ern...

Pa++ern is a project by Daito Manabe and Motoi Ishibashi. Originally created for the exhibition at B-Gallery (Tokyo), the work is a combination…

Unpixelated

Unpixelated...

In Japanese porn, it is required by law that the male and female genitalia be blurred to obscure it from sight. The fogging of the sexually explicit area…

Newton Virus

Newton Virus...

Named after the father of modern mechanics, the Newton Virus by Troika introduces the concept of gravity causing your desktop to behave exactly as it would…

Murmur Study

Murmur Study...

Murmur Study, by Christopher Baker, is an installation that examines the rise of micro-messaging technologies such as Twitter and Facebook’s status…

iPod Bra For Living Sculpture

iPod Bra For Living ...

Video-documentation of a performance piece by Holly Lester. The work, inspired by the 1969 Moorman/Paik collaboration “TV Bra for Living Sculpture”…

Robot Dreams

Robot Dreams...

Kunsthaus Graz and the Museum Jean Tinguely, Basel are organising a symposium on the subject of robotics in the context of art. The event will explore…

AIDS-3D

AIDS-3D...

AIDS-3D is a Berlin-based collective whose work touches on both technological utopianism and digital kitsch. Their installations, performances…

Songs About Rainbows

Songs About Rainbows...

Songs About Rainbows, by JK Keller, is an Apple OS X application that will color your files and folders using the Finder’s labels. It will ask you…

Encyclopedia Britannica

Encyclopedia Britann...

In this 1971 film, using one frame of film for each page of the thirtytwo-volume set, conceptual artist John Latham transforms Encyclopedia Britannica…

Wikipedia in print

Wikipedia in print...

Artist Rob Matthews turned Wikipedia into a physical object. A very tall book, composed by 5000 pages, fully printed with Wikipedia Featured Articles…

The Internet Pavilion

The Internet Pavilio...

At the 53rd Venice Biennial, a completely new pavilion will be presented – the Internet Pavilion. With the theme for this year’s biennial, “Making Worlds”…

Justin Kemp

Justin Kemp...

Justin Kemp is a young artist living in Northampton, Massachussets. His website contains all his video and photo works since 2007…

Mass Ornament

Mass Ornament...

Mass Ornament, by Natalie Boochkin, is a video installation in which hundreds of clips from YouTube of people dancing alone in their rooms…

Hyperlucid

Hyperlucid...

Reality is not the one we were used to anymore. Media infiltrate it more and more, and fill up our dreams, which usually come when our eyes are open…

A Matter of Time

A Matter of Time...

Postmasters Gallery in New York is hosting an exhibition of new works by new media art pioneer Wolfgang Staehle. “A Matter of Time”…

Upskirt

Upskirt...

Upskirt is an ongoing project that explores sexuality, representation, voyeurism, beauty, and gender roles in a graphic environment…

Computer Baroque

Computer Baroque...

Computer Baroque is an online exhibition, curated by Richard Wright and hosted by Animate Projects. The show includes a selection of defining works…

LPM 2009

LPM 2009...

From 28th to 31st of May 2009, at Brancaleone in Rome, will take place the seventh edition of LPM – Live Performers Meeting…

Rhizome Splashback

Rhizome Splashback...

Rhizome.org introduced splash pages to its web site in 1998 in order to display artwork with greater immediacy. Splash art occupied the entire browser…

Status Project

Status Project...

“The Status Project” is the title of the first italian solo show by Heath Bunting, a british artist considered one of the founding fathers of…

Tag ties and affective spies

Tag ties and affecti...

The online exhibition Tag ties & affective spies (organized by National Museum of Contemporary Art of Athens and curated by Daphne Dragona)…

The Path

The Path...

The Path is a short horror game – developed by Auriea Harvey & Michaël Samyn’s Tale of Tales – inspired by older versions of Little Red Ridinghood…

David Horvitz

David Horvitz...

“For all of 2009 I will send out small texts of simple instructional ideas through the mailing list below. I will also post screenshots of them on…

Ryan Trecartin

Ryan Trecartin...

Ryan Trecartin is one of the most innovative young artists working with video today. Trecartin’s fantastical video narratives seem to be conjured…

Mark Essen

Mark Essen...

Mark Essen is a game artist living in Los Angeles and he recently received his B.A. from Bard College. His games have been shown at music venues…

G33 CON

G33 CON...

Project Gentili (Prato, Italy) is hosting the first italian solo exhibition by the artist duo JODI.
For their debut JODI have developed…

Hi-res Tetris

Hi-res Tetris...

Last week Cory Doctrow posted this link on Boing Boing. It is a brilliant, absurd and unplayable version of the famous videogame Tetris…

The Syncretic Sense

The Syncretic Sense...

The first UK retrospective exhibition of the pioneering cybernetic artist Roy Ascott, curated in collaboration with i-DAT…

Birnbaum & Arcangel

Birnbaum & Arca...

This month in Artforum: “Dara Birnbaum and Cory Arcangel: In Conversation.” If the manipulation of popular imagery, once the purview…

I Would Prefer Not To

I Would Prefer Not T...

I Would Prefer Not To (A love story set in Google images) is the title of the first solo exhibition in Milan by Alterazioni Video. The relationship…

Spy Box

Spy Box...

Spy Box is a work by british artist Tim Knowles. A digital camera inside a parcel looks out through a small hole and captures images of its journey…

EXPIRATIONdate

EXPIRATIONdate...

EXPIRATIONdate is a brand new series of vectorial drawings by italian artist Mauro Ceolin. Like in previous projects, Ceolin is working on a possible…