Angelo Plessas

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CHICAGO — Today, a new expanded version of s[edition] launches and it will allow artists working with a wide range of digital technologies to be able to upload their work to the s[edition] platform and start selling their works to people around the world.

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Essays

Twitter as Art

by Ben Valentine on July 13, 2012

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After thinking through the idea of Tumblr as art, I began to find the difference between various social media platforms glaringly obvious. Marshall McCluhan’s phrase “the medium is the message” came to mind. How do settings and mediums change or possibly mandate artistic intention? After exploring Tumblr’s unique qualities, I wanted to expand the focus to another relatively new platform for artistic creation, Twitter.

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Reactor

Twittering Machine 2.0

by Ben Valentine on June 22, 2012

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Angelo Plessas is a net artist whose works predominately deal with color, interactivity and sound. “Re-Twittering Machine” (2012) caught my attention because of the ever growing hype around social media’s role in social unrest like the Arab Spring and the Occupy Movement.

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