Icontext is back!


Arty like it’s 1999. The Icontext restoration is complete. [ More ]

OpenStudio is back


After years of applet decline and firewall issues, OpenStudio is officially back in action. [ More ]

Restoration work in progress

Sad Mac

In November of 2015 the venerable, silent server that had delivered Artcontext for the better part of a decade finally failed. Fortunately, most of the important stuff was not lost. [ More ]

Dyspensable Calendar


The colorful 2015 edition of the Artcontext Calendar features illustrations and an essay about the resource debts owed to future generations.

Last chance to crowdsource Crow_Sourcing

Deadline approaching for Crow_Sourcing book campaign. Seeking modest contributions…. More…

Crow_Sourcing and Crowdsourcing

It’s official Crow_Sourcing is now crowdsourcing. Two print publications, postcards, posters, and more can be obtained for modest contributions to the project. More…

Crow_Sourcing in World Wild Web

A hands-on rendition of the net.art commission Crow_Sourcing opened last week in London’s Furtherfield Gallery. It invites visitors to the World Wild Web show to take up a pen and contribute to a growing collection of animal idioms.

1st Prize for Interactive Category at LÚMEN_EX

The 2011 prize for Interactive Digital Art of Extremadura University has been awarded to New York artist Andy Deck. More…

Spill » Forward review

Spill » Forward

The aesthetic and conceptual competence of the artistic responses to the environmental and human crises of the oil spills in Spill >> Forward make the case for art still being a relevant and capable answer to society’s need to make sense of unfolding events. Art can still provide a much-needed space for reflection, and Spill >> Forward creates just such a space in a very contemporary way. Continue…

Unleashed Devices at Watermans

… Andy Deck’s video ‘©-hold Control!’ unveils the usually hidden ASCII graphics, drawings made out of alphabet letters, contained in shared files. In the exhibition visitors can deliberately adjust the video stream’s flow with a knob as desired. On the net, however, peer-to-peer file sharing is not as free anymore, increasingly controlled either by laws or by the introduction of fees.

© - Hold Control

Andy Deck’s © – Hold Control