It’s that time of year when all the artists who inhabit the Internet descend upon Berlin for the art and tech festival Transmediale. We wish we were there for the talks, workshops, screenings—and for Abrupt Diplomat, Lorna Mills’s solo exhibition at the Canadian Embassy. Rosa Menkman is on site, though, and has transcribed parts of the opening night conversation between Mills and Kristoffer Gansing, the artistic director of Transmediale. Mills knows her GIF history, and offers a simple reflection on its recent rise. Read on for an excerpt.
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