Tag Archives: New Media

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NYCU | Jacolby Satterwhite Dances with His Self

NYCU | Jacolby Satterwhite Dances with His Self

In a new “New York Close Up” film, artist Jacolby Satterwhite crafts surreal 3D animated videos while transporting characters from his virtual worlds into the streets of New York City.

Jon Kessler, "The Web" 2013 at Swiss Institute. Courtesy the artist and Métamatic Research Initiative, Amsterdam. Photo: Daniel Perez

On View Now

On View Now | Welcome to the Pleasure Dome: Jon Kessler’s “The Web”

On View Now

On View Now | Welcome to the Pleasure Dome: Jon Kessler’s “The Web”

“Kessler turns to contemporary visual culture, and specifically Apple Inc., to examine the impact of popular and commercial imagery and products on society’s desires…”

Penelope Umbrico, "Universal Remotes (eBay)," 2008. C-prints, dimensions variable.

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Preserving Digital Art: A Case Study

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Preserving Digital Art: A Case Study

What is involved in caring for time-based artworks? Columnist Richard McCoy convenes a group of experts to discuss.

Yannick Jacquet and Marc Ferrario aka Mandril. "Cityscape 2095," 2013. Courtesy of the artists.

Art 2.1: Creating on the Social Web

Art 2.1 | New Frontier at Sundance 2013: Augmented Space in “Cityscape 2095″

Art 2.1: Creating on the Social Web

Art 2.1 | New Frontier at Sundance 2013: Augmented Space in “Cityscape 2095″

In a fourth and final post from New Frontier at Sundance, Nettrice Gaskins investigates “augmented space”—the technologies, objects, or symbols that overlay physical space with information.

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, "Pulse Index", 2010. "Time Lapse", Site Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2012. Photo by : Kate Russel

Art 2.1: Creating on the Social Web

Art 2.1 | New Frontier at Sundance 2013: “Pulse Index” and “Coral RKV”

Art 2.1: Creating on the Social Web

Art 2.1 | New Frontier at Sundance 2013: “Pulse Index” and “Coral RKV”

Nettrice Gaskins revisits relational aesthetics in a third post from New Frontier at Sundance, looking at works by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer and Lynette Wallworth.

"E.m-bed.de/d" (left) and "Augmented Real" by Yung Jake.

Art 2.1: Creating on the Social Web

Art 2.1 | New Frontier at Sundance 2013: 4D Art and Augmented Real

Art 2.1: Creating on the Social Web

Art 2.1 | New Frontier at Sundance 2013: 4D Art and Augmented Real

Nettrice Gaskins speaks with “datamoshing, glitch-creating, meta-rapping” artist Yung Jake in a second post from New Frontier at Sundance.

Welcome to the desert of the real: the entrance to New Frontier at Sundance 2013.

Art 2.1: Creating on the Social Web

Art 2.1 | New Frontier at Sundance 2013: The Pixelated Pavilion

Art 2.1: Creating on the Social Web

Art 2.1 | New Frontier at Sundance 2013: The Pixelated Pavilion

Nettrice Gaskins introduces a series of reports from New Frontier: an experimental space at the 2013 Sundance Film Fesitval.

Transmission

Transmission | An Interview with Lori Felker: amplified sprocket holes, light passing through celluloid, bumping into dirt and tape and emulsion

Transmission

Transmission | An Interview with Lori Felker: amplified sprocket holes, light passing through celluloid, bumping into dirt and tape and emulsion

Columnist Amelia Ishmael interviews filmmaker and performer Lori Felkner about her “amazing” piece “Light Makes Music.”

Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | No Rest for the Teaching Artist

Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | No Rest for the Teaching Artist

Antonius Wiriadjaja on helping two artists prepare for their upcoming shows in New York City.

"Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art." Curated by

Gastro-Vision

Gastro-Vision | The Best in Food-Art 2012

Gastro-Vision

Gastro-Vision | The Best in Food-Art 2012

Writers Megan Fizzel and Andrew Russeth join Nicole Caruth for a look at the year’s best food-art projects.

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Bedfellows: Art and Visual Culture

Bedfellows | The Magic Window

Bedfellows: Art and Visual Culture

Bedfellows | The Magic Window

Victoria Gannon on the drawings of Desirée Holman and the alienations of nuclear family life.

Eleanor Antin during a re-creation of her performance "Before the Revolution" (1979) at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, 2012. Courtesy Los Angeles Times. © Robert Gauthier. Photograph by Robert Gauthier.

Flash Points

Eleanor Antin Takes Over @Art21 on Twitter Today at 2pm EST!

Flash Points

Eleanor Antin Takes Over @Art21 on Twitter Today at 2pm EST!

Today, artist Eleanor Antin will take over the @Art21 Twitter account to perform a special reading from 2:00–3:00 p.m. EST. Please follow along!

Marius Watz (Courtesy of the artist)

Bare-Knuckle Reflections About Art and Commerce from a Digital Nomad

Bare-Knuckle Reflections About Art and Commerce from a Digital Nomad

Brendan Carroll talks to artist Marius Watz about the ramifications of being a digital artist in today’s art market.

Angie Waller (Courtesy of the artist)

Internet Forager Shuns Art World; Embraces Open Source

Internet Forager Shuns Art World; Embraces Open Source

Carroll talks to artist Angie Waller about her decision to make open-sourced, non-collectable work, and how she negotiates the dynamic between cost and labor without sacrificing creativity.

Ellen Gallagher. "Bird in Hand," 2006. Image courtesy of Tate Liverpool.

Polyculturalist Visions Revisited

Polyculturalist Visions Revisited

Nettrice Gaskins revisits themes she first explored in her essay on “polyculturalism” for Art21.org’s Ideas series on “The Culture Wars, Redux.”

Yayoi Kusama. "Yellow Trees" at 14th Street, 2012. Photo courtesy Nettrice Gaskins.

Yayoi Kusama at the Whitney: Accumulation, Infinity and the Multiverse

Yayoi Kusama at the Whitney: Accumulation, Infinity and the Multiverse

Nettrice Gaskins reviews the Yayoi Kusama retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art, and considers Kusama’s work in light of immersive 3D worlds and “Augmented Spaces.”

Rainer Prohaska, "Floor Cuisine, ACF New York," 2012. Ink on paper. 16.6 x 23.4 in. Courtesy of the artist.

Gastro-Vision

Gastro-Vision | Summer Round Up

Gastro-Vision

Gastro-Vision | Summer Round Up

Nicole Caruth looks at six NYC-area exhibits that provide treats for the eyes during the dog days of summer.

Production still from the Exclusive video, "Ai Weiwei: New Communication."

Exclusive | Ai Weiwei: New Communication

Exclusive | Ai Weiwei: New Communication

Art21′s latest Exclusive video: in one of his first on-camera interviews following his release from detention in 2011, Ai Weiwei discusses the potential for artists to express themselves online.

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | A Final Report

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | A Final Report

Antonius Wiriadjaja bids farewell to graduate school, and fondly remembers his first meeting with mentor Red Burns.

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avaf + art21 comboworks: A Collaboration with assume vivid astro focus, Art21, and You

avaf + art21 comboworks: A Collaboration with assume vivid astro focus, Art21, and You

Introducing a new interactive and collaborative online artist project with artist collective, assume vivid astro focus.

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | BAMPS

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | BAMPS

Armed with a freshly-minted MPS degree, Antonius Wiriadjaja surveys some of the thesis projects presented during ITP Thesis Week at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.

Screen shot of Debo Eilers and crew performing "My Little Sunshine" during the Art21 Telethon

Looking at Los Angeles

Looking at Los Angeles | And the Money Came Rolling In . . . Or Not

Looking at Los Angeles

Looking at Los Angeles | And the Money Came Rolling In . . . Or Not

When the display of a luxury car leads Catherine Wagley to mistake a performance festival for a fundraiser, the slippery relations between art and commerce become clear.

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | The New Aesthetic

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | The New Aesthetic

His thesis is due in two weeks, but Antonius Wiriadjaja takes time out to talk about the New Aesthetic, a nascent art movement that blurs the digital and the real.

Jacolby Satterwhite, "Country Ball 1986-2012" (video still), 2012. Courtesy of the artist, Studio Museum in Harlem, and Monya Rowe Gallery.

Gastro-Vision

Gastro-Vision | Queer Cakes for a Country Cookout

Gastro-Vision

Gastro-Vision | Queer Cakes for a Country Cookout

Jacolby Satterwhite’s multi-media project “Country Ball” merges the practices of “insider” and “outsider” artists: he incorporates drawings made by his mentally ill mother, Patricia.

Cai Guo-Qiang, "Drawing for Transient Rainbow," 2003 Collection Museum of Modern Art, New York

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Words and Art

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Words and Art

I had no idea what to write about this week, so I asked my son, Paul…. He’s six. “Write about words and art,” he said. “Why?” I asked. “Because words …

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | Frames and Filigree

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | Frames and Filigree

Antonius Wiriadjaja on GIFs, shadow puppet theaters, and how he wants to frame his future post M.F.A.

Adrián Villar Rojas, "A Person Loved Me," 2012. Clay, wood, metal, cement, Styrofoam, burlap, sand, paint. Courtesy the artist and kurimanzutto, Mexico City. Photo: Benoit Pailley

On View Now

On View Now | The Ungovernables: The New Museum’s Triennial Exhibition

On View Now

On View Now | The Ungovernables: The New Museum’s Triennial Exhibition

Max Weintraub looks at highlights from the New Museum’s Triennial exhibition “The Ungovernables.”

Janine Antoni. Image: arts.columbia.edu

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Talking with Janine Antoni and Getting Set for NAEA: Part Two

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Talking with Janine Antoni and Getting Set for NAEA: Part Two

Part two of my recent interview with Janine Antoni in advance of her keynote address and workshop at the National Art Education Association’s annual conference here in New York from March 1-4.

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | Broadcasting Nostalgic

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | Broadcasting Nostalgic

Wiriadjaja takes a break from thesis writing to visit Luminance, an exhibition that explores how we interact with digital media in the physical world.

Stefano Spera, Grand theft auto, 2009, oil on canvas, 100 x 120 cm

Videogame Appropriation in Contemporary Art: Grand Theft Auto (GTA)

Videogame Appropriation in Contemporary Art: Grand Theft Auto (GTA)

Artists like Joan Pamboukes draw on the Grand Theft Auto videogames to explore real-world issues of violence, gender, and social and economic ills.

Kristoffer Zetterstrand , Pointer. 41x41cm. oil on canvas (2008)

Kristoffer Zetterstrand: King of Old School

Kristoffer Zetterstrand: King of Old School

Kristoffer Zetterstrand’s works draw equally from old-school computer graphics and Romantic landscape paintings.

Don´t Get Raped by Mikael Vesavuori. Courtesy the artist.

It’s All Fun and Games Until Someone Blows Their Brains Out

It’s All Fun and Games Until Someone Blows Their Brains Out

Based on violent videogame interfaces, Swedish artist Mikael Vesavuori’s provocative artworks are the opposite of “fun and games.”

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | Nature and Nurture

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | Nature and Nurture

A teaching assistantship with processing guru Daniel Shiffman provides food for thought as Antonius Wiriadjaja looks ahead to life after Tisch’s ITP program.

Museum Meltdown (1996) by Palle Torsson and Tobias Bernstrup

Confessions of a Game Art Addict

Confessions of a Game Art Addict

Guest blogger Mathias Jansson sketches a brief history of video game art.

Carsten Holler," Mirror Carousel," 2005. Installation view. Courtesy Juliana Balestin

On View Now

On View Now | Experience Required: Carsten Höller at the New Museum

On View Now

On View Now | Experience Required: Carsten Höller at the New Museum

Höller’s provocative exhibition turns the art-going experience into an extreme sport.

Katharina Grosse, installation view of One Floor Up More Highly at Mass MoCA. Image: ContemporaryArtDaily.com

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Under the Radar: Best of 2011, Part 2

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Under the Radar: Best of 2011, Part 2

Following up on last week’s post, here are a few more shows that flew under the radar in 2011, including Dana Schutz at the Neuberger and Katharina Grosse at Mass MoCA.