It’s unclear whether Meta will continue its Open Arts initiative.
Lillian Schwartz, Pioneer of Tech Art, Gets a Museum Archive
Schwartz was at the forefront of computer-generated art before desktops or the kind of software that makes it commonplace today.
Is Sex Tech the Next Feminist Frontier?
From smart vibrators to mind-controlled sperm, these artists are using technology to explore sexuality and bodily autonomy.
LACMA Announces New Art + Technology Lab Grant Winners
American Artist and Lawrence Lek are among the recipients for LACMA’s 2021 Art + Technology Lab grants and Hyperallergic got a sneak peek.
How Artificial Intelligence Becomes Racist
The documentary Coded Bias reveals how prejudices are written into the algorithms that run our world.
Tabitha Soren Looks Beneath the Surfaces of Tech and Everyday Screens
Surface Tension comes down to warring necessities: we need to feel connected on a human level, but we also need the devices that insidiously contribute to a climate of virtual, rather than physical, connection.
The Longing of the Diaspora in the Digital Era
In The Curved Body of a Pixel, artist Kimberly Acebo Arteche posits that despite its speed and pervasive presence, technology ultimately fails to narrow wide experiential gaps created by geographic distance.
Love and Craftsmanship in the Relationship Between Machines and Humanity
A conversation with the artist Elias Sime, whose work interrogating our bond with electronic media is now on view at the Wellin Museum.
The New Technological Cold War Runs Through a Cable on the Ocean Floor
Hyperallergic has the exclusive premiere of Meredith Lackey’s Cablestreet, a surreal documentary short about Chinese tech giant Huawei.
How the First Smartphone Came Out in 1994, But Flopped
A new documentary examines the downfall of the software company General Magic, and raises questions about Silicon Valley’s philosophy on failure.
Thinking About Information Technology as an Evolution in Language
With roots in activism, accessibility, and design, Spectacular Grammar considers technology’s progressive potential for empowerment.
An Afrofeminist Project Uses Technology to Empower Marginalized Communities
NeuroSpeculative AfroFeminism engages Black womanhood and technological possibility, rejecting the marginalization of people of color in the scientific realm.