Category Archives: Art

Francis Bacon’s Gambling

“He adored both cards and roulette, often playing at several table simultaneously, displaying the committed masochism of Dostoevsky, who claimed that the real thrill of involvement only began when he had pawned his wife’s jewels and was staking the proceeds. … Continue reading

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May Waver On The Nature of Cybertwee

I feel like we’re referencing a lot of the ideas your cybertwee manifesto covers. Can you tell me a lil bit about that? Definitely. the term cybertwee was coined by Gabriella Hileman, and in the fall of 2014, she, Violet Forest, and … Continue reading

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Gaby Cepeda on the Girls Of The Internet Museum

AA: It’s interesting that the GIM evolved from a research project about ephemeral curatorial practice; while GIM has an eternal archive (at least as long as Tumblr exists), many of the works stem from more traditional ephemera. How do you … Continue reading

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Tuscon Art Press Exhibit: Trip Report

A few weeks back I was in Tuscon for a conference, and while I was there the first (annual?) TAPE happened. I saw the signs around the touristy spots, and a friend and I wandered over in order to figure … Continue reading

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“choreography for body without organs” by Neil Gravander

NWS for an art penis I’m less amazed by what is going on here technically than I am by the idea that something so seemingly simple can produce something that looks so weird and alien. I’ll follow this up a … Continue reading

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May Waver explains cybertwee

Cybertwee is a contemporary foil to Cyberpunk. Cyberpunk of the 1980’s and 90’s  was dark, dystopic, and rejected softness in favor of cold tough hybridity. Cybertwee, which adopts the twee suffix from the music genre of that same era, proposes … Continue reading

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On The Cybertwee Manifesto

“we are fragmented and multifaceted bbs” The Cybertwee Manifesto is a fascinating document. Infinitely more tolerable than every other manifesto you’re attempted to read, it is a call for an understanding of the body as an emotional machine without reducing either … Continue reading

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A war photographer goes to The Last of Us

By the time I finished this assignment, watching the carnage had became easier. – “A War Photographer Embeds Himself Inside A Video Game“

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Working Today!

I’ve spent all day working on two new projects that I think are very exciting, so there’s not much for me to post today. You can have this image that I made while my internet connection was down for ten … Continue reading

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The Internet in 1592

The Flatterers by Pieter Bruegel is maybe my favorite painting right now, merely because it does such a good job of visually describing the internet in our current period. The painting is less about flattery for me, though, and more … Continue reading

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