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Net Art Anatomy 
by Rhizome http://rhizome.org/ 
facilitator: Scott Meisburger 
@protonpopsicle
What is Rhizome? 
• http://rhizome.org 
• non-profit art organization 
based on the internet 
• support contemporary art t...
Format 
• short presentation, looking at art 
• workshop 
• 4 different stations 
• breaks on the hour 
• participants wil...
History of Net Art? 
• 90s 
• the beginnings of the web, radical, non-commercial 
• interested in form and materiality of ...
Net Art Anatomy Intro 
• four technical strategies for making art on the 
web
Collage the Web
Surf Clubs 
• early 2000s 
• artists blogging together 
• a feedback loop of image 
creation and consumption 
• proto-Tumb...
dump.fm 
http://dump.fm/ 
real-time image sharing
NewHive 
http://newhive.com/ 
“blank canvas” for expression
• http://newhive.com/mollysoda/up-in-the-cloudstitle 
• http://newhive.com/penny/terribl 
• http://newhive.com/anac/cuddli...
Sawbaum 
http://www.sawbaum.com/ 
by Hannah Sawtell and Avi Flombaum
<form>alism
JODI 
Joan Heemskerk and Dirk Paesmans
• Net.Art 
• HTML pages exploring aesthetics of computer 
errors 
• http://wwwwwwwww.jodi.org/, 1995 
• http://geogoo.net/...
Form Art, 1997 
Alexi Shulgin
• http://www.c3.hu/collection/form/ 
• changes over time since form elements are 
rendered by operating system
Procedural Tweeting
• creative practice on Twitter is diverse 
• idea of the “bot” 
• @Horse_ebooks 
• posted entertaining non sequiturs 
• ou...
Working on My Novel, 2014 
Cory Arcangel
• originally a Twitter account 
• retweet if contains “working on my novel” 
• work seeks to find meaning in an aggregate
Glitch Interventions 
sabotage of corporate platforms
glitchr
• Lithuanian artist Laimonas Zakas 
• https://twitter.com/glitchr_ 
• style associated with “Zalgo” meme 
• http://www.eee...
Platforms 
• the practice is platform agnostic 
• Andy Baio’s intervention on medium 
• https://medium.com/@waxpancake/ 
d...
Projects 
• labs.rhizome.org/net-art-anatomy
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Net Art Anatomy

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Net Art Anatomy

  1. 1. Net Art Anatomy by Rhizome http://rhizome.org/ facilitator: Scott Meisburger @protonpopsicle
  2. 2. What is Rhizome? • http://rhizome.org • non-profit art organization based on the internet • support contemporary art that creates richer and more critical digital culture • online since 1996
  3. 3. Format • short presentation, looking at art • workshop • 4 different stations • breaks on the hour • participants will be asked to present
  4. 4. History of Net Art? • 90s • the beginnings of the web, radical, non-commercial • interested in form and materiality of code • 00s • exploring social functions, sharing ie Delicious • artists adopt commercial web tools, ie YouTube • late 00s / early 10s • the term ‘postinternet’ • acknowledging the web is not a separate space • the gallery is just one 'node' in the circulation of images
  5. 5. Net Art Anatomy Intro • four technical strategies for making art on the web
  6. 6. Collage the Web
  7. 7. Surf Clubs • early 2000s • artists blogging together • a feedback loop of image creation and consumption • proto-Tumblr
  8. 8. dump.fm http://dump.fm/ real-time image sharing
  9. 9. NewHive http://newhive.com/ “blank canvas” for expression
  10. 10. • http://newhive.com/mollysoda/up-in-the-cloudstitle • http://newhive.com/penny/terribl • http://newhive.com/anac/cuddling
  11. 11. Sawbaum http://www.sawbaum.com/ by Hannah Sawtell and Avi Flombaum
  12. 12. <form>alism
  13. 13. JODI Joan Heemskerk and Dirk Paesmans
  14. 14. • Net.Art • HTML pages exploring aesthetics of computer errors • http://wwwwwwwww.jodi.org/, 1995 • http://geogoo.net/, 2008 • Aestheticizing interface
  15. 15. Form Art, 1997 Alexi Shulgin
  16. 16. • http://www.c3.hu/collection/form/ • changes over time since form elements are rendered by operating system
  17. 17. Procedural Tweeting
  18. 18. • creative practice on Twitter is diverse • idea of the “bot” • @Horse_ebooks • posted entertaining non sequiturs • outed in 2013
  19. 19. Working on My Novel, 2014 Cory Arcangel
  20. 20. • originally a Twitter account • retweet if contains “working on my novel” • work seeks to find meaning in an aggregate
  21. 21. Glitch Interventions sabotage of corporate platforms
  22. 22. glitchr
  23. 23. • Lithuanian artist Laimonas Zakas • https://twitter.com/glitchr_ • style associated with “Zalgo” meme • http://www.eeemo.net • diacritical marks
  24. 24. Platforms • the practice is platform agnostic • Andy Baio’s intervention on medium • https://medium.com/@waxpancake/ d0b32422b05
  25. 25. Projects • labs.rhizome.org/net-art-anatomy

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