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“In a sense every work based on the Internet, or inspired by it, is opposed against the idea of originality. Everything in and of the Internet is a stimulus package for the endlessly derivative, in the same way that a mirror image is a derivative of an original. Not a copy, but a mirror.”
RHIZOME’S BENEFIT AUCTION
Tuesday February 26, 7-10pm
235 Bowery at Prince
Cocktails and Silent Auction – $90
Participating artists: TARYN SIMON, RAFAEL LOZANO HEMMER, DEBO EILERS, ANDREW NORMAN WILSON, ALEX DA CORTE, JESSE WILLENBRING, ALEKSANDRA DOMANOVIC, JON RAFMAN, MATT OSTROFF, KATIE PATERSON, DANIEL JOSEPH MARTINEZ AND BRENDAN FOWLER.
Featuring DJ set by MARIA MINERVA With entertainment provided by AMERICAN MEDIUM
Screenshots of danmaku, or “bullet curtain” games, growing in popularity in Asia.
“In the same way that George Slusser once declared cyberpunk fiction to be an “optical prose […] less a world of conflicts than of textures,” the games thrive more upon the aestheticization of bewilderment than on the commitment to a narrative that unfolds over each successive chapter or game stage. “
More here on Rhizome.
From the Rhizome ArtBase archives:
Gloria Sed’s “Counter Surveillance Headdress”, 2005
The laser tikka (forehead ornament) is attached to a hooded vest and reflective shawl. The laser is activated by pressing a button on the left shoulder of the vest. When pointed directly into a camera lens, the laser creates a burst of light masking the wearer
22 January 2006, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Fake European propaganda movie hits Austria and Bologna Mattes’ grand artwork keeps on spreading in both the public and the media space.
‘United We Stand’ is the title of the much-hyped spy/action movie wholly produced by Europe, a large-scale propagandistic stunt that has in the past few months stirred much controversy. Too bad the movie doesn’t actually exist, but it is instead the latest insane provocation of the artists’ couple Eva and Franco Mattes, better known as 0100101110101101.ORG.
Microsoft Store Paintings, Michael Manning
Aaron Koblin’s “Flight Patterns” use data from the FAA to map flight patterns and density.
Rhizome article from 2005: here.
In memory of Aaron Swartz, the mastermind behind First Look project Image Atlas.
“Taryn Simon and Aaron Swartz’s Experiment with Images”: http://nyti.ms/13QgXhp
Image: Screenshot of Image Atlas online exhibition using the search term “new york city”.
The first iteration of this piece was created last year during Rhizome’s Seven on Seven conference. For more, click: here.