INTERNET ART: networks, performative programming, and web as context

ART, TEXTS, & REFERENCES

TUES 11/1 – Thurs 11/3

Nathan for you – Pig Rescues goat internet hoax: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/26/pig-rescues-baby-goat-hoax-nathan-for-you_n_2767409.html

Simon Denny – NSA art: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2015/may/05/edward-snowden-nsa-art-venice-biennale-reverse-espionage

 

JenniCam: Jennifer Kaye Ringley, constant live feed from surveillance cameras (web cast) 1996 – 2003

Robert Spence’s prosthetic eye-camera lifecasting in wired: http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2008/12/eye-spy-filmmak/

Robin Hewlett and Ben Kinsley, “Street With A View,” 2008 – performing for google street view: http://benkinsley.com/street-with-a-view/

Browser plug-in art tumblr: http://alltheartever.tumblr.com/tagged/plugin

ShiftSpace plug in / extension: http://archive.eyebeam.org/projects/shiftspace

Constant Dullart’s DullTech: http://dull.tech/   (video @ about section)

Julian Oliver & Danja Vasiliev – The Critical Engineering Working group

1)The critical engineering manifesto: https://criticalengineering.org/

2)Workshop series – https://criticalengineering.org/courses/

3) Prism: speculative NSA forensics equipment – https://criticalengineering.org/projects/prism-the-beacon-frame/

4) Newstweek –http://newstweek.com/

Julian Oliver – https://julianoliver.com/output/

Danja Vasiliev – http://k0a1a.net/

Julian Oliver & Danja Vasiliev talk @ The Studio for Creative Inquiry: https://vimeo.com/119586193

 

TUES 10/25

“cyberformance” collaborative groups:

The Hamnet Players – http://www.marmot.org.uk/hamnet/

Avatar Orchestra Metaverse – http://avatarorchestra.blogspot.com/

Second Front

“machinima” etc:

Maurice Benayoun (The Tunnel Under the Atlantic)

Diary of a Camper – by the Rangers for Quake

Hugh Hancock – Machinima.com and Oxymandias: https://archive.org/details/Ozymandias

Eddo Stern – Landlord Vigilante: https://vimeo.com/16824777

Chris Burke & Malcolm McLaren – “This Spartan Life”interview with Malcom McLaren: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHDGJ5nGOQI

Game Activism:

Angela Washko & The Council on Gender Sensitivity and Behavioral Awareness in World of Warcraft — http://angelawashko.com/section/300206-The-Council-on-Gender-Sensitivity-and-Behavioral-Awareness-in-World-of-Warcraft.html

Game Mods:

Palle Torsson – “Free Fall” (game mod of half life 2) – http://www.palletorsson.com/index.php?page=work&work=Free+Fall&media=img

Corey Arcangel – super mario clouds, super slow tetris, Masters– http://www.coryarcangel.com/things-i-made/category/video-games/

Gary’s Mod

Performance (twitter) Bots:

Angela Washko’s “Types of Girls” @TheTypesOfGirls

Corey Arcangel – “Working on my novel” @WorkingOnMyNovel

Other Internet Performance:

Ryan Trecartin – Internet influenced performance & youtube channel – https://www.youtube.com/user/WianTreetin

Art Crit in Gary’s Mod – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igDJfkI6ss8

code poem – 2016 – by Álvaro Seiça in collaboration with André Sier – http://alvaroseica.net/works/metadata-eye.html

PaperRad

Jayson Scott Musson as “Hennessy Youngman” making Art Thoughtz youtube video series: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1kdURWGVjuksaqGK3oGoxA

Charlotte Prodger – investigating subculture of Cut up culture

Laurie Simmons – investigating subculture of cosplay culture

TUES 10/11

Mary Flanagan – (Critical Play: Radical Game Design)

EARLY GAMES to check out (there are so many more than this):

Egyptian board game Senet 3500 BC

1840s “The Mansion of Happiness”

French Revolution board Game – “Jeu de la Revolution” – 1850s

Dada to surrealists  – Exquisite corpse

Fluxus Instruction-based performances, games, festival sports

1980s:

Jaron Lanier & Bernie DeKoven’s Alien Garden

Jane Veeder’s – Warp it Out – http://userwww.sfsu.edu/jkveeder/art/detail/warp.htm

CONTEMP. INDIVIDUAL INDEPENDENT ARTIST GAMEMAKERS (again, many many more of these than here. go catch ’em all!) :

Natalie Bookchin – The Intruder https://vimeo.com/141229699

Bennet Foddy – http://www.foddy.net/

Eddo Stern – http://eddostern.com/

Hannah Epstein – http://hannahness.com/games/

Nick Crockett – http://cargocollective.com/NKRKT/

TUES 9/13 – THURS 9/15

Jean Tinguely 1950s -Drawing machines (metamatics) : http://radicalart.info/process/vibration/metamatic/index.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C3%A9tamatic

1960s – Desmond Paul Henry – British digital art pioneer who constructed a series of mechanical drawing machines from analog bombsight computers: http://www.desmondhenry.com/

listen to interviews here: http://desmondhenry.com/archive/

Dara Birnbaum’s computer assisted drawings – 1992

Joseph Griffiths – drawing machines: http://josephlgriffiths.com/drawingmachine1.html

2010 – Eyebeam’s SADbot – diy drawing machine loves light: http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/diy/sadbot-a-diy-drawing-machine-that-loves-light

Eske Rex – http://www.eskerex.com/?p=1497

Pablo Garcia – 2012 – Machine drawing drawing machines: https://vimeo.com/39951217

Harvey Moon – https://currentsnewmedia.org/artist/harvey-moon/

Dakotah Konicek  – http://www.dakotahkonicek.com/drawing-machines

PROCESSING ARTISTS

Casey Reas – http://reas.com/

Golan Levin – http://www.flong.com/

Camille Utterback – http://camilleutterback.com/projects/text-rain/

Processing.org’s ongoing exhibition

TUES 9/6 – THURS 9/8

Caleb Larsen – “A tool to deceive and slaughter” or here or read about it here

Aaron Koblin – “The Sheep Market” (Amazon turk crowd sourced drawings)

Stephanie Syjuco : http://www.stephaniesyjuco.com/project_index.html

Specifically look at: counterfeit crochet project, copystand, and particulate matter

Petra cortright video catalog pricing – http://rhizome.org/editorial/2011/sep/07/artist-profile-petra-cortright/

Corey Arcangel

TUES & THURS 8/30-9/1

The Webby Awards – 2016 Best Websites

Wim Delvoye’s Wim City

Jaocb Ciocci & Paper rad – http://jacobciocci.org/net-art/

Jacob Ciocci’s “Just another wordpress site “- http://jacobciocci.org/shows/just-another-wordpress-site/

Constant Dullaart   http://constantdullaart.com  

Faith Holland:  http://www.faithholland.com/

Bunny Rogers 2013 websites

**Rafael Rozendaal

THURSDAY 8/25

(keep looking through all the early net art listed in last class’s references!)

Related to our history lesson:

Eniac – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ENIAC

The Well

http://www.well.com/

info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_WELL

American Transcendentalists & Transcendentalism

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transcendentalism

Related to the Curt Cloninger article:

Marcel Duchamp

http://www.theartstory.org/artist-duchamp-marcel.htm

idea of the readymade:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Readymades_of_Marcel_Duchamp

Joseph Cornell

http://www.theartstory.org/artist-cornell-joseph.htm

boxed assemblages:

https://www.google.com/search?q=joseph+cornell+boxed+assemblages&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi88c6S0sHOAhWFLyYKHdk-CIQQ_AUICCgB&biw=1478&bih=790

Haim Steinbach

http://www.haimsteinbach.net/works/

info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haim_Steinbach

Object assemblages:

https://www.google.com/search?q=joseph+cornell+boxed+assemblages&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi88c6S0sHOAhWFLyYKHdk-CIQQ_AUICCgB&biw=1478&bih=790#tbm=isch&q=haim+steinbach+object+assemblage

Oliver Laric

VVWORK – (no longer active) projects: http://www.vvork.com/?page_id=13756

50 50 (2007) video: https://vimeo.com/16024741

Current website: http://oliverlaric.com/

Fairly recent interview: http://artpulsemagazine.com/the-real-thing-interview-with-oliver-laric

Versions: https://vimeo.com/51614085

About versions @ MIT: https://listart.mit.edu/exhibitions/oliver-laric-versions

Oliver Laric @ MOCA Cleveland this year: http://mocacleveland.org/exhibitions/oliver-laric-untitled

Spirit Surfers:

New – http://www.spiritsurfers.net/

Old- http://www.spiritsurfers.net/monastery/?paged=4

Older – http://www.spiritsurfers.net/monastery/?paged=3

Neocities.org – Look at featured sites:

https://neocities.org/

Tilde.club: http://tilde.club/

(try out the “recently changed pages”)

Reddit

https://www.reddit.com/

Corey Arcangel:

http://www.coryarcangel.com/about/

The Jogging (Brad Troemel, Artie Vierkant):

http://thejogging.tumblr.com/

TUESDAY 8/23

Rhizome

www.rhizome.org

1981- Syndicate (now V2_Lab)

http://v2.nl/lab

1995 – Nettime

www.nettime.org

Readme! ASCII Culture and the Revenge of Knowledge:

https://monoskop.org/File:Read_Me_ASCII_Culture_and_The_Revenge_of_Knowledge.pdf

The Thing

http://thing.net/   or old thing, 1995: http://old.thing.net/

Echo

1985 – The Well – Whole Eart ‘Lectronic Link:

http://www.well.com/

the story of the well according to the well: http://www.well.com/aboutwell.html

1995 Ada web

archived by Walker Art Center:

http://www.walkerart.org/collections/artworks/ada-web

Lawrence weiner for ada web:

http://www.adaweb.com/context/artists/weiner/weiner0.html

(click yellow read button in index to read about this project)

Jenny Holzer for ada web:

http://www.adaweb.com/context/artists/holzer/holzer0.html

(click yellow read button in index to read about this project)

Julia Scher for ada web:

http://www.adaweb.com/context/artists/scher/scher0.html

(click yellow read button in index to read about this project)

Vivian selbo for ada web:

http://www.adaweb.com/context/artists/selbo/selbo0.html

(click yellow read button in index to read about this project)

irrational.org:

http://irational.org/

**Heath Bunting – King’s Cross Phone In:

http://www.irational.org/cybercafe/xrel.html

http://www.artelectronicmedia.com/artwork/kings-cross-phone-in

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heath_Bunting

**Heat Bunting on Irational:

http://irational.org/cgi-bin/cv2/temp.pl

Heath Bunting – Own, Be Owned or Remain Ivisible http://www.irational.org/heath/_readme.html

Jodi.org (1999 – Dirk Paesmans and Joan Heemskerk):

http://jetsetwilly.jodi.org/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jodi_(art_collective)

Bianca’s Smut Shack:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bianca.com

whats left – http://www.bianca.org/

Suck (1995-2001):

http://www.suck.com/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suck.com

Net.Art Per Se meeting fake CNN page – http://www.ljudmila.org/naps/cnn/cnn.htm

Name.Space – **Paul Garrin

Behind Name.Space: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vReN199CCaM

Interview:

Pt 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GhWWVXVT2d8

Pt 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tuAj6h6Q4VA

On net neutrality: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kBNybpuofY

Info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Garrin

Bio / some links: http://pg.mediafilter.org/

**Alexei Shulgin

Easylife – http://www.easylife.org/

Link X: http://www.desk.nl/~you/linkx/

Form Art: http://www.c3.hu/collection/form/

**Desktop IS (1997): http://www.easylife.org/desktop/

Natalie Bookchin

**Garnet Hertz http://www.conceptlab.com/desktop/

With article by Matt Mirapaul – “With the Desktop as Canvas”

Rachel Baker www.irational.org/tm/desktop.gif

M@ (Matt) http://www.easylife.org/desktop/desktops/M@.jpg

Vuk Cosic’s 7-11.org

http://www.voyd.com/gab/711.htm

Documenta Done: www.ljudmila.org/~vuk/dx

**Olia Lialina – My Boyfriend Came Back from the War www.teleportacia.org/war

I/O/D Web Stalker software http://bak.spc.org/iod/iod4Winupdates.html – download page (you don’t have to download any of these, they may not work on your computer)

Info: http://v2.nl/archive/works/the-web-stalker

More info: http://www.medienkunstnetz.de/works/webstalker/

Rachel Baker

http://www.irational.org/tm/baker_cv.html

Beth Stryker

http://www.walkerart.org/collections/artists/beth-stryker

Josephine Bosma

http://www.josephinebosma.com/web/taxonomy/term/1

Her book – http://www.josephinebosma.com/web/node/79

**Shu Lea Cheang

Info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shu_Lea_Cheang

Artist’s website: http://www.mauvaiscontact.info/

Guggenheim’s first website, Brandon: http://brandon.guggenheim.org/

Interview with SLC about Brandon on Rhizome: http://rhizome.org/editorial/2012/may/10/shu-lea-cheang-on-brandon/

Bomb Mag article: http://bombmagazine.org/article/1915/shu-lea-cheang

**Pecha Kucha night in 2016 : https://vimeo.com/150881812

Fresh Kill (1994 film): http://www.vdb.org/titles/fresh-kill

VNS Matrix – Cyberfeminist manifesto (1991):

not the original url – http://www.sterneck.net/cyber/vns-matrix/index.php

info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VNS_Matrix

**an oral history of the first cyberfeminists:

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/an-oral-history-of-the-first-cyberfeminists-vns-matrix

Old Boys Network:

http://www.obn.org/list/fs_list.html

**Mark Napier

Digital Landfill – read about it: http://rhizome.org/community/41206/

Broken: www.potatoland.org/landfill

About Riot on Mark’s website: http://marknapier.com/riot

About Shredder on Mark’s website: http://marknapier.com/shredder

New potatoland: http://potatoland.org/

About net flag: http://marknapier.com/netflag

**Mongrel

about – http://v2.nl/archive/organizations/mongrel

Interview with mongrel about natural selection search engine project:

http://www2.tate.org.uk/netart/mongrel/home/faqs/ns.htm

About 1998 shareware Heritage gold- http://v2.nl/archive/works/heritage-gold-1-0

Maciej Wisniewski

Art bio: https://www.netomat.net/company/management/maciej-wisniewski-art-bio/

Netomat – art work turned web design company:

https://www.netomat.net/company/netomat-art-project/

John Simon Jr

http://numeral.com/appletsoftware/eicon.html

Wolfgang Staehle

http://wolfgangstaehle.info/index.php

Info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolfgang_Staehle

Postmasters Gallery – Tamas Banovich

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Postmasters_Gallery

current website: http://postmastersart.com/

Fakeshop

New website: http://posthtml.org/

Ben Benjamin

Superbad website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superbad_(website)

Current website: http://superbad.com/

Annette Weintraub

http://www.annetteweintraub.com/

Pedestrian (1997): http://www.annetteweintraub.com/pedestrian/index.html

**Mark Amerika

Info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Amerika

**Grammatron: http://www.grammatron.com/

Current website: http://markamerika.com/

Ken Goldberg

Info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Goldberg

Portfolio: http://goldberg.berkeley.edu/art/index.html

**   ®™ark

info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RTMark

SimCopter easter egg / hack: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SimCopter#Controversy

Barbie Liberation Org: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbie_Liberation_Organization

Toywar:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Etoy#Toywar

Adilkno (collective)

About: https://monoskop.org/Adilkno

Current website: http://thing.desk.nl/bilwet/adilkno/TheMediaArchive/

“25 Internet Aritsts You Need to Know” :

http://www.complex.com/style/2013/04/25-internet-artists-you-need-to-know/lorna-mills