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The Demise of net.art: A Look At Artifacts Past | Kenta Murakami

The absorption of radical art movements by the mainstream has become a cliché of the avant-garde. “Subversion to assimilation to absorption”: a cycle net.artist Heath Bunting was accused of in an anonymous 1997 NetTime posting; the “Michelangelo of the Digital age” had appeared in an article for Wired Magazine, a…

Living in Loser City: an interview with the creators | Francesca Lyn

Recently I had the chance to talk to the founders of a new online venture, Loser City. Loser City is a cross-platform arts and culture magazine with a special focus on comics. Creators Danny Djeljosevic and Morgan Davis envision an outlet for cultural criticism, comics, and entertainment that reaches a…

Virtual Interworlds

What does it mean for something to be virtual? And what does it mean for something to be a world? These are the questions that we rarely ask ourselves as we routinely engage virtual interactive spaces. We take virtual worlds for granted as we are led through them in stunningly…