Monthly Archives: October 2010

Why Was I Not In New York For This?

Ok, so this just screams new media. And awesome. All at once. YouTube Play, an event organized by the Guggenheim, YouTube, and HP, happened on Thursday night. This biennial event features the top videos selected and plays them both on … Continue reading

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Relational Aesthetics

In short, relational aesthetics sparked my curiosity.  Relational Aesthetics by Nicolas Bourriaud examines artistic projects that seek to engage the public audience by requiring some sort of interaction or reaction in the public sphere. The notion of using art to … Continue reading

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Endless Sea of Checkerboards

There is definitely a theme within new electronic media, and I think part of this theme is to create simple designs out of computers that have the ability to be infinitely complex. Sure, there are some works that require much … Continue reading

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How Sweet Art Is

On Art 21 this week, the site posted an article entitled “Contemporary Art, How Sweet It Is” about an artist Paul Root and art historian Nicole Root who decided to undertake an almost humorous project – creating sculptures out of … Continue reading

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Deus Digitalis

So I actually find this piece online media art really awesome and interesting. Usually I shrug off Flash-player-made online art as being designed by programmers, not having much meaning, etc. But not this time. Deus Digitalis, an audiovisual installation, by … Continue reading

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Light is Waiting

Since we are currently working on “reinventing” commercials, I thought I would look in to some works that involve cutting, dubbing, flipping, and more this week. One theme I noticed on rhizome.org–for some reason, artists really seem to like using … Continue reading

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CD Scan

On Rhizome, there is a post featuring this exhibit called “CD Scan” by Tobias Madison. And I really have no idea why I’m drawn to it. The photoshopping technique looks like something that I probably could do, with rough edges … Continue reading

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