How Art Can Transform The Internet

How Art Can Transform The Internet

“The aesthetics of internet art… won’t conform to any that we’ve known before.”

The internet has created a vast new canvas for artists seeking to explore the intersection of physical and digital spaces. In this video essay, Evan Puschak (also known as The Nerdwriter) argues that the best of these artists could help us preserve our humanity as we become increasingly reliant on algorithms to make decisions, and develop aesthetic principles that guide our transition to a more digital world. eon.co/

In “How Art Transforms the Internet,” Nerdwriter host Evan Puschak takes a rather academic look at how art impacts the Internet, and perhaps more importantly how the Internet impacts art. The video shares the work of Internet artist Darius Kazemi and how its unique qualities make use of the Internet in ways not possible in other media.

SOURCES:

Leon Neyfakh, “The Botmaker Who Sees Through The Internet” (via The Boston Globe) 2014
https://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/201

Darius Kazemi’s GitHub Page:
https://github.com/dariusk?tab=reposi…

Leonardo Flores’s “I Love E-Poetry” Blog is a great resource:
http://iloveepoetry.com/

Leonardo Flores, “‘Kenosha Kid (@YouNeverDidThe)’ by Darius Kazemi” (via Iloveepoetry.com) 2014
http://iloveepoetry.com/?p=11115

Kyle Chayka “The Greatest Digital Artists of the 21st Century” (via COMPLEX) 2015
http://www.complex.com/style/2015/05/…

James Bridle: A new aesthetic for the digital age (via TED & YouTube) 2012
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z84ED…

Superscript 2015 Keynote: James Bridle (via Superscript & YouTube) 2015
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2GdHr…

James Bridle: Living in the Electromagnetic Spectrum (via re:publica & YouTube) 2015
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4LM2V…

FEATURED ART:

Darius Kazemi’s Last Word:
http://tinysubversions.com/stuff/last

Darius Kazemi’s full list of work:
http://tinysubversions.com/projects/

Greg Petchvosky’s Sandstone Lego:
https://vimeo.com/43442146

ADDIE WAGENKNECHT
http://placesiveneverbeen.com/

Turning The Internet Into An Art Gallery | Rafaël Rozendaal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2PlT

James George’s Clouds
https://vimeo.com/89680830

Casey Raes
http://reas.com/

JODI
http://geogoo.net/

Interview w/ street artist Pixel:
http://www.isupportstreetart.com/inte

Kari Altman:
http://karialtmann.com/

MUSIC:

https://leerosevere.bandcamp.com/albu