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Eternal September. The Rise of Amateur Culture By Domenico Quaranta, Valentina Tanni, Smetnjak
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Eternal September. The Rise of Amateur Culture is a group exhibition that explores the relationship between professional art making and the rising of amateur cultural movements through the web, an... More > historical event that is triggering a big and fascinating shift in every field of culture, especially visual culture. This catalogue features a curatorial text by Valentina Tanni, together with an interview with artist Matthias Fritsch, the man beyond the Teknoviking meme, an essay by artist group Smetnjak on practicing critical theory in the form of internet memes, and visual documentation of Tanni’s ongoing curatorial project The Great Wall of Memes. Featured artists: Mauro Ceolin, Paolo Cirio, Electroboutique, Paul Destieu, Matthias Fritsch, Colin Guillemet, David Horvitz, Maskull Lasserre, Aled Lewis, Dennis Logan (Spatula007), Valeria Mancinelli and Roberto Fassone, Mark McEvoy, Casey Pugh, Steve Roggenbuck, Helmut Smits, Paweł Sysiak & Tymek Borowski, TheGamePro, Phil Thompson, Wendy Vainity.< Less
If Art Were To Disappear Tomorrow What Stories Would We Tell Our Kids? By Roberto Fassone, Giovanna Manzotti
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If Art Were To Disappear Tomorrow What Stories Would We Tell Our Kids? is a project that aims to create an archive of tweet-structured texts capable of describing contemporary artworks. This project... More > came about with the idea of ordering a huge amount of works that share the common feature of being very simple yet very meaningful. Italian artist Roberto Fassone and curator Giovanna Manzotti have tried to condense the shapeless mass of images and information of contemporary artworks present in their computers and on the web, into a simple, functional and structured system, in which the complexity of the art world is partially compressed into the brevity of one tweet. The result can be described as an uncanny collection of contemporary fairy tales. First developed as a Twitter based performance comprising hundreds of tweets, the project has been now translated in book form, including 94 tweets organized into a single story.< Less
CyPosium - The Book By Annie Abrahams, Helen Varley Jamieson
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In October 2012, a one-day online symposium created a platform for discussing the practice of cyberformance - live performance that uses internet technologies to connect remote participants. The... More > 12-hour event featured 10 presentations and attracted an audience of over 100 from around the world who engaged in a lively, vibrant conversation. This book presents a selection of artefacts from the CyPosium - presentation texts, chat log excerpts, discussion transcripts, edited email conversations, creative chat excerpt essays and illustrations - along with invited articles that respond to the event. Contributors: Adriene Jenik, Alan Sondheim, Alberto Vazquez, Annie Abrahams, Auriea Harvey and Michaël Samyn, Cherry Truluck, Clara Gomes, Helen Varley Jamieson, James Cunningham, Joseph DeLappe, Liz Bryce, Maria Chatzichristodoulou, Maja Delak and Luka Prinčič, Miljana Perić, Rob Myers, Roger Mills, Ruth Catlow, Stephen A. Schrum and Suzon Fuks.< Less
CyPosium - The Book By Annie Abrahams, Helen Varley Jamieson
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In October 2012, a one-day online symposium created a platform for discussing the practice of cyberformance - live performance that uses internet technologies to connect remote participants. The... More > 12-hour event featured 10 presentations and attracted an audience of over 100 from around the world who engaged in a lively, vibrant conversation. This book presents a selection of artefacts from the CyPosium - presentation texts, chat log excerpts, discussion transcripts, edited email conversations, creative chat excerpt essays and illustrations - along with invited articles that respond to the event. Contributors: Adriene Jenik, Alan Sondheim, Alberto Vazquez, Annie Abrahams, Auriea Harvey and Michaël Samyn, Cherry Truluck, Clara Gomes, Helen Varley Jamieson, James Cunningham, Joseph DeLappe, Liz Bryce, Maria Chatzichristodoulou, Maja Delak and Luka Prinčič, Miljana Perić, Rob Myers, Roger Mills, Ruth Catlow, Stephen A. Schrum and Suzon Fuks.< Less
If Art Were To Disappear Tomorrow What Stories Would We Tell Our Kids? By Roberto Fassone, Giovanna Manzotti
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If Art Were To Disappear Tomorrow What Stories Would We Tell Our Kids? is a project that aims to create an archive of tweet-structured texts capable of describing contemporary artworks. This project... More > came about with the idea of ordering a huge amount of works that share the common feature of being very simple yet very meaningful. Italian artist Roberto Fassone and curator Giovanna Manzotti have tried to condense the shapeless mass of images and information of contemporary artworks present in their computers and on the web, into a simple, functional and structured system, in which the complexity of the art world is partially compressed into the brevity of one tweet. The result can be described as an uncanny collection of contemporary fairy tales. First developed as a Twitter based performance comprising hundreds of tweets, the project has been now translated in book form, including 94 tweets organized into a single story.< Less
Torque #1 - Mind, Language and Technology By Nathan Jones, Sam Skinner
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Torque brings together a diverse collection of essays and artworks, many newly commissioned for the project, that reflect upon the plasticity of the brain, the adaptability of technology and the... More > malleability of language, and their twisting together through past, present and future cultures. The contributors and their work each offer unique models of navigating this territory, making their own artefacts, writing their own scripts, forging critical space and examining the blind spots. Torque#1 is the result of a wide range of cross-disciplinary conversations, taking place across symposia, online forums, live events and workshops, produced by Nathan Jones and Sam Skinner. Contributors: Lambros Malafouris, Emil Alzamora, Anna Munster, Benedict Drew, Esther Leslie, Cécile B Evans, Hannah Proctor, Nathan Jones, Stephen Fortune, Dennis Oppenheim, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Holly Pester, Geoff Cox, Alex McLean, Kate Sicchio, Karl Heinz Jeron, Mez Breeze, Robert Sheppard, Chris Boyd, Imogen Stidworthy.< Less
Eternal September. The Rise of Amateur Culture By Domenico Quaranta, Valentina Tanni, Smetnjak
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Eternal September. The Rise of Amateur Culture is a group exhibition that explores the relationship between professional art making and the rising of amateur cultural movements through the web, an... More > historical event that is triggering a big and fascinating shift in every field of culture, especially visual culture. This catalogue features a curatorial text by Valentina Tanni, together with an interview with artist Matthias Fritsch, the man beyond the Teknoviking meme, an essay by artist group Smetnjak on practicing critical theory in the form of internet memes, and visual documentation of Tanni’s ongoing curatorial project The Great Wall of Memes. Featured artists: Mauro Ceolin, Paolo Cirio, Electroboutique, Paul Destieu, Matthias Fritsch, Colin Guillemet, David Horvitz, Maskull Lasserre, Aled Lewis, Dennis Logan (Spatula007), Valeria Mancinelli and Roberto Fassone, Mark McEvoy, Casey Pugh, Steve Roggenbuck, Helmut Smits, Paweł Sysiak & Tymek Borowski, TheGamePro, Phil Thompson, Wendy Vainity.< Less
Eternal September. The Rise of Amateur Culture By Domenico Quaranta, Valentina Tanni, Smetnjak
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Eternal September. The Rise of Amateur Culture is a group exhibition that explores the relationship between professional art making and the rising of amateur cultural movements through the web, an... More > historical event that is triggering a big and fascinating shift in every field of culture, especially visual culture. This catalogue features a curatorial text by Valentina Tanni, together with an interview with artist Matthias Fritsch, the man beyond the Teknoviking meme, an essay by artist group Smetnjak on practicing critical theory in the form of internet memes, and visual documentation of Tanni’s ongoing curatorial project The Great Wall of Memes. Featured artists: Mauro Ceolin, Paolo Cirio, Electroboutique, Paul Destieu, Matthias Fritsch, Colin Guillemet, David Horvitz, Maskull Lasserre, Aled Lewis, Dennis Logan (Spatula007), Valeria Mancinelli and Roberto Fassone, Mark McEvoy, Casey Pugh, Steve Roggenbuck, Helmut Smits, Paweł Sysiak & Tymek Borowski, TheGamePro, Phil Thompson, Wendy Vainity.< Less
U+29DC aka Documento Continuo By Enrico Boccioletti
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U+29DC aka Documento Continuo is an artist book and a research into that contemporary zeitgeist that has been labeled “post internet”. Originally conceived as a MA thesis, Documento... More > Continuo is a textual and visual collage strongly relying on appropriation as the only possible way to draw your own path through the information overload. Written in Italian but mostly in “International Art English”, it focuses on issues like awareness, creolization, the crisis of the European Union, dematerialization and materiality, globalization, performance, identity, FOMO, and how to be an artist in the age of “always on”. Enrico Boccioletti (born 1984 in Pesaro, Italy) is an artist and performer based in Milan. His practice develops at the threshold between digital gauziness and physical materiality. He is interested in incompleteness and circularity, duplication, strata, waste, layering, shifts in context, forgery, faux-real.< Less
U+29DC aka Documento Continuo By Enrico Boccioletti
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U+29DC aka Documento Continuo is an artist book and a research into that contemporary zeitgeist that has been labeled “post internet”. Originally conceived as a MA thesis, Documento... More > Continuo is a textual and visual collage strongly relying on appropriation as the only possible way to draw your own path through the information overload. Written in Italian but mostly in “International Art English”, it focuses on issues like awareness, creolization, the crisis of the European Union, dematerialization and materiality, globalization, performance, identity, FOMO, and how to be an artist in the age of “always on”. Enrico Boccioletti (born 1984 in Pesaro, Italy) is an artist and performer based in Milan. His practice develops at the threshold between digital gauziness and physical materiality. He is interested in incompleteness and circularity, duplication, strata, waste, layering, shifts in context, forgery, faux-real.< Less