Net Art

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How much of this is fiction.

How much of this is fiction. is an upcoming exhibition at FACT Liverpool, involving artists as tricksters and featuring work which involves the direct use of deception, tricks, hoaxes and hacks. These politically inspired media artists use trickery and deception to exploit the shifting boundary between fiction and reality in a world of ‘post-truth’ politics.
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Paolo Cirio’s “Internet Photography”: artworks on view at Berlin’s photography museums

Paolo Cirio’s artwork is on view in two upcoming major exhibitions at the C/O Berlin and Museum für Fotografie. Both of his series reflect on surveillance and privacy by combining photography, Internet and street art: Watching You, Watching Me. A Photographic Response to Surveillance at the Museum für Fotografie and Watched! Surveillance Art & Photography at C/O Berlin.
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Media Art and Art Market: an interview with Pau Waelder

Pau Waelder is a researcher, art critic and curator who recently finished his PhD about the art market, its displacement on internet platforms and the interactions between contemporary art and New Media Art. His research acknowledge the explosion of the Post-Internet Art, as example of an artistic sector connected to New Media Art that stimulated the interest of the traditional art market.
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Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art: grants for Media Art 2017 | Deadline: 28/02/17

The Foundation of Lower Saxony grant at the Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art supports a wide spectrum of media art, from video art and net-based projects to audio works and audio-visual installations. Each of the three grants will be awarded for the production of a new project in the area of media art. An international jury will convene to select the recipients of the grants
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10th edition Share Prize: Sincerity | Deadline: 12/03/2017

Piemonte Share Festival, the Italian art fair of electronics, digital art and new media, announces the theme for its 10th consecutive Share Prize: Sincerity. Our electronic network society has many virtues, but opacity, deceit and obscurantism are among its vices. For 2017, Share Festival raises its lantern of Diogenes to search for technical artworks that are honest.
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How much of this is fiction

Showing at FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology), the exhibition How much of this is fiction. focuses on politically inspired media art that uses deception in all its forms. The desire is to address one of today’s most urgent political issues: the radical shift in the boundary between fiction and reality in public discourse, in a world increasingly governed by "post-truth" politics
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Choreographing Gestures: Interview with Rosana Antoli’

The new project by Rosana Antolì, Virtual Choreography, was exposed at the Arebyte in London. It is an online platform that functions as an open database of movements, gestures of a world map that allows the public to view and upload numerous movements recorded and created by themselves
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About Art (and) Failure: interview with Iocose

IOCOSE are a collective formed by: Matteo Cremonesi, Filippo Cuttica, Davide Prati and Paolo Ruffino. They work with a mix of media, such as websites, videos, social networks and portraits; and they are focused on the teleological narratives of technological and cultural development expressed through their enthusiastic and pessimistic visions
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Announcing Rhizome’s Net Art Anthology

Last October 27, Rhizome presented Net Art Anthology. An online exhibition that, for the duration of two years, will tell the story of net art, from the eighties to the present day. Organized by the artistic director of Rhizome, Michael Connor, the event is dedicated to those artworks known, but often inaccessible, creating an innovative network.
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Ingrind Burrington: Reconnaissance

The NOME Gallery in Berlin presents Reconnaissance a new project signed by Ingrid Burrington. An artwork focused on mapping, documentation and identification of the typical elements of the network infrastructure, drawing the attention to the often overlooked or occluded landscapes of the internet
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Mediating Beach. A comment on “Networking the Unseen” exhibition

The exhibition Networking the Unseen presented this summer at the Furtherfield in London and curated by Gretta Louw, was focused on the intersection of indigenous cultures and the digital practices in contemporary art. Creating a connection between the ancestral and marginalised cultures with the art-making in contemporary society
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Invisibility and surprise. Eva and Franco Mattes at Carroll / Fletcher

"Abuse Standards Violations" is the exhibition by Eva and Franco Mattes at Carroll & Fletcher gallery in London, that invites us to reflect on what it means to participate in a critical reflection, before you even ask us to participate in the action that flows from it. We joined in the meeting which took place with the same artists at the The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) on 19th July 2016
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Infra-red Wuthering Heights: Interview with Evan Roth

The new project by U.S. artist Evan Roth, Internet Landscapes (2016), a series of videos which can be watched only online. Focused on the experiences he had when travelled around Sweden searching for the physicality of internet, the project is part of the Masters&Servers open call programme
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Digital Abstractions

Art is a game between abstraction, mathematical systems and digital codes seems to say the collective exhibition The Digital Abstractions, present at HeK (House of Electronic Arts) in Basel from April 7. Artworks that trace the imagery and create parallel worlds through the support of computer, software and binary structures
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Effimera: relazioni disarmoniche

From April 2 to May 22 MATA, the new space in Modena devoted to contemporary culture, will be hosting the exhibition EFFIMERA – Relazioni disarmoniche [EPHEMERA –Disharmonic Relations] curated by Fulvio Chimento and Luca Panaro and featuring works by Eva and Franco Mattes (1976), Carlo Zanni (1975), and Diego Zuelli (1979)
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The Black Chamber

Black Chamber is a selection of some of the most significant works by a generation of artists and activists who devise both technological and social tactics to peek into contemporary phenomena of surveillance, paranoia, and the ambiguity of massive voyeurism and actual systems of corporate or state control over citizens.
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