Arty like it’s 1999. The Icontext restoration is complete. [ More ]
After years of applet decline and firewall issues, OpenStudio is officially back in action. [ More ]
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 ]
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.
The 2011 prize for Interactive Digital Art of Extremadura University has been awarded to New York artist Andy Deck. More…
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…
… 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.
Andy Deck’s © – Hold Control