As big data has infiltrated our everyday lives, Lev Manovich and his collaborators have explored the data of everyday life as a window on social transformation.
Randall Packer is an artist, educator, and writer who critiques the unfolding media culture from his underground studio bunker in Washington, DC. Follow him at Reportage from the Aesthetic Edge.
Ute Meta Bauer’s Laboratory for Experimentation
SINGAPORE — In the all-too-rare instance where the gallery meets the stage, Ute Meta Bauer has organized a compelling exhibition at the Centre for Contemporary Art in Singapore, aptly titled Theatrical Fields.
Glitch Expectations: A Conversation with Jon Cates
Describing the world of new media/glitch artist Jon Cates is a labyrinthine task. You might begin with his spontaneous and inventive word-language actions reminiscent of William Burroughs cut-ups; or the hypnotic .gif animations made from seemingly incongruous, discarded fragments of media; or perhaps his “dirty new media” aesthetic that brings to the surface the aberrations and raw imperfections that are typically verboten in “high-end” digital circles.