Nam June Paik & The American Art Museum Media Arts Initiative

Nam June Paik & The American Art Museum Media Arts Initiative

July 11th, 2013 | Collections, Media Art, Shows, USA

The American Art Museum announces enhancements to its ongoing focus in the media arts. Its Film and Media Arts Initiative encompasses a major art collection initiative, development of research resources, and ambitious exhibitions and programming. Recent additions to the permanent collection include John Baldessari’s Six… Read More

The Kinetica Art Fair 2013

The Kinetica Art Fair 2013

November 27th, 2012 | Art Fairs, Media Art, Technology

The 5th Kinetica Art Fair returns February 28th – March 3rd 2013 at Ambika P3, as one of London’s annual landmark art exhibitions and a permanent fixture in the Art Fair calendar, renowned as the UK’s only art fair dedicated to kinetic, robotic, sound, light,… Read More

James Powderly – Robot Master, Open Source Provocateur

James Powderly – Robot Master, Open Source Provocateur

November 14th, 2012 | Computer Art, Media Art, Technology, Videos

James Powderly is an aerospace dropout turned super-hybrid engineer designer who co-founded Graffiti Research Lab and F.A.T. and most recently worked on the award-winning Eyewriter project which won the prestigous ARS Gold Award. He was a part of the team that developed and operated the… Read More

The Deutsche Bank Media Wall Hong Kong

The Deutsche Bank Media Wall Hong Kong

November 12th, 2012 | Hong Kong, Media Art, Video Art, Videos

FIELD were invited by Universal Everything to bring their concepts to life using realtime code. A unique and unrepeatable experience amazes staff and guests every time they walk by this 12m wide screen installation at Deutsche Bank Hong Kong. The 8 ever-changing video artworks show… Read More

Flytweet Installation – A Fly Colony on Twitter

Flytweet Installation – A Fly Colony on Twitter

October 18th, 2012 | Installations, Interactive Art, Media Art, Videos

This device sends twitter messages based on the activities of a collection of houseflies. The flies live inside an acrylic sphere along with a computer keyboard. As the flies move and interact inside their home, they fly over the keys on the keyboard. These movements… Read More

“The Sentient City Survival Kit” by Mark Shepard

“The Sentient City Survival Kit” by Mark Shepard

October 5th, 2012 | Architecture, Media Art, Shows, Videos

On the occasion of his participation in the exhibition “Sensing Place. Mediatizing the Urban Landscape at House of Electronic Arts Basel”, vernissage.tv had the chance to talk to artist and scientist Mark Shepard. In this interview, he talks about his Sentient City Survival Kit, his… Read More

Talk: Mediating Video Art Online

Talk: Mediating Video Art Online

September 13th, 2012 | Media, Media Art, Netherlands, Talks, Video Art, Videos

The Netherlands Media Art Institute (NIMk) in Amsterdam is a distributor of a large collection of video and media art. The changing landscape of online video and of internet culture in general challenges NIMk to redefine its video distribution activities and the way it represents… Read More

Max Capacity: Net Necromancer

Max Capacity: Net Necromancer

August 9th, 2012 | Digital Art, Games, Media Art, Videos

Meet Max Capacity. His broken VHS tapes and hacked Nintendo games supply a staticky stream of pop culture imagery from the past formatted for the now. Storyboard Tumblr: “Who is this internet necromancer communing with the ghosts of media past? Between his broken VHS tapes… Read More

The New Museum Digital Archive

The New Museum Digital Archive

August 6th, 2012 | Collections, Digital Art, Media Art

The New Museum Digital Archive contains documentation of the New Museum’s program and institutional history in the form of images, video, audio, publications and printed matter. Since 1977 the New Museum has been in the forefront of presenting contemporary art and cultural practice in New… Read More

Guggenheim highlights conservation of time-based media art

Guggenheim highlights conservation of time-based media art

August 4th, 2012 | Collections, Media Art, Museums

With the appointment of Joanna Phillips, Associate Conservator of Contemporary Art, in 2008, the Guggenheim joined the growing number of art museums worldwide that dedicate specialized conservation staff to time-based media art—such as film, video, computer, and audio works by Marina Abramović, Tacita Dean, Bruce… Read More