THX everyone! The show came out really cool! Perfect setup and beautiful hardcore Netart!! :)) More about the OFFLINE ART exhibition format can be found here and an opening speech by Olia Lialina for the first edition is here.
OFFLINE ART: Hardcore
Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel, Germany
August 30 – October 13 2013
curated by Aram Bartholl
‘Hardcore’ features a selected group of artists representing a wide range of radical approaches contrasting the mainstream idea of the digital image and web culture. Referring to subcultures in music during the 80s & 90s todays hardcore attitude can be found in various media and genres on the Internet. In the glossy controlled era of Facebook, Apple, and Google hardcore artists challenge conventions with radical points of view and hard core works.
production: Klara Pietrzak
code: Matthias Strubel
credits: xpo gallery
All pictures on flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/bartholl/sets/72157635466755374/
Found Abstract Renders (2012)
Digital Image, .PNG
EI JANE JANET LIN in collaboration with MIAO JIAXIN
Collaborations #3 (2010)
EVA AND FRANCO MATTES aka 0100101110101101.org
Emily’s Video, extract (2012)
???? Representing 6′ Rainer Brendel (2013)
found animated gif collage
Enduring Potential (2013)
TV from Craigslist (2008- ongoing)
digital files of various sizes
Beyond Resolution (2013)
SAKROWSKI aka. CuratingYouTube
CM-Version 2013 (2013)
video 18 min
YouTube Comments (2013)
Documenta DONE (1997)
The OFFLINE ART exhibition format:
Browser-based digital art works are broadcast locally from wifi routers which are not connected to the Internet. Each art work is assigned a single wifi router which is accessible through any device, like smart-phones, tablets or laptops. To access the different art works, the visitor has to connect to each network individually. The name of the network reflects the name of the artist. No matter what URL is opened, only the specific artwork appears in the browser. A small web server holding the art piece is installed on a USB flash drive which is connected to the router. Like frames holding the art, the routers are hung in the exhibition space which is otherwise empty. The art i tself becomes visible only on the visitor’s private screen.The pieces are locally widely accessible but disconnected from the Internet
Aram Bartholl 2013
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