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New Media Art

Sónar Festival Offers More Than You Might Expect

Crane.tv | Posted 08.20.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

This year, Sónar highlighted a very modern reality: there are no clearly defined roles within the creative sector anymore. Multi and interdisciplinary practice has become the norm and lines have been blurred between creators, artists, technicians, performers, DJs and even audiences.

Software Takes Command: An Interview With New Media Theorist Lev Manovich, Part 2

Illya Szilak | Posted 02.23.2014 | Books
Illya Szilak

Unsuprisingly, given Manovich's stated desire to avoid generalizations about technology, Software Takes Command is most successful when offering a detailed analysis of specific media software.

You Will Forever Be Hypnotized By This 'Box'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.25.2013 | Arts

Design and engineering studio Bot and Dolly's latest work is called Box, a project that celebrates artistic and technological advances. In the hyp...

Killing the Literary: The Death of E-lit

Illya Szilak | Posted 05.19.2013 | Books
Illya Szilak

I recently had the opportunity to ask Paul La Farge some questions about his intrepid foray into e-lit. For those interested in the question of why e-lit remains marginalized, Paul's answers are particularly revealing.

Artist Projects Old Movies Onto DVD Disco Ball With Trippy Results

Posted 02.15.2013 | Arts

Here is another reason to mourn the looming obsolescence of DVDs: they make stunning canvases. Artist Daniel Canogar, who often works with re-appropri...

How to Become a reSource When Pluto Becomes a Festival -- A Foretaste of transmediale 2013 in Berlin

Simona Lodi | Posted 08.01.2012 | Arts
Simona Lodi

In the Internet world, BWPWAP is a meme that points back to a forgotten era, symbolizing a world that no longer exists, when life was simple and idyllic.

WATCH: Meet Touchy, The Human Camera

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 05.13.2012 | Technology

According to Eric Siu, we humans have lost our touch. Touchy, a "phenomenological social interaction experiment" developed by the Hong Kong-based n...

PHOTOS + VIDEO: Google Earth's Gorgeous Glitches

Posted 01.13.2012 | Arts

Postcards from Google Earth, Bridges from clement valla on Vimeo. A glitch is a shortlived fault in a system, and when it malfunctions it gives way...

PHOTOS: The BYOB Video Game Exhibition... (Bring Your Own Beamer)

Posted 12.15.2011 | Arts

As far as stereotypes go, the hit-the-town gallerista crowd and the hit-the-basement video gamers seem to be polar opposites. Yet a new exhibition at ...

New Media at the 2010 NYC Art Fairs

Erik Sanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Erik Sanner

What perturbs me about art fairs is the lack of new media art -- some art fairs exhibit a smattering, others none at all. Are there really so few notable practicing new media artists?