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A Gallery Based on Facebook Hosts Fake Yelp Reviews of a Real-ish Bar

by Michael Anthony Farley on May 6, 2015
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Papa John’s Projects infiltrates Facebook with web-based art shows. A recent project by Meghan Gordon offers a surreal retrospective of SOME TIMES, an itinerant bar that pops-up across Los Angeles.

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Bring Back the Nerdocracy

by Paddy Johnson and Corinna Kirsch on January 8, 2015
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The tide has changed for blog nerds. Tech is cool, but text is not.

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Dave Hickey on Democracy and Art

by Corinna Kirsch on August 7, 2014
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Dream on, Dave Hickey.

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Hito Steyerl Is (Not) Completely Invisible

by Andrew Wagner on July 15, 2014
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Hito Steyerl’s new show is an alternately humorous and chilling reminder of how ubiquitous digital surveillance has become.

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Carnegie Mellon University Terminates Curator, Inspires Backlash

by Corinna Kirsch on January 28, 2014
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As of last week Carnegie Mellon University effectively has no contemporary art gallery. Astria Suparak, director and curator of the Miller Gallery, the university’s one contemporary art space, was terminated at the close of the winter break.

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OMG GIFs on FB

by Gabriela Vainsencher on August 29, 2013
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Platforms for GIF makers keep expanding. Thanks to a new workaround by Giphy users can now post animated GIFs on Facebook. Lets see how long it takes Facebook to censure this double-jointed, vaguely sexual image by Lorna Mills.

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With “Trigger Treat,” PRISM Gets A Foe

by Corinna Kirsch on June 18, 2013
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Let’s face it, at this point, there’s no stopping PRISM. Sure, coalitions have formed to protest the NSA for greater transparency about its spying programs, but Goliath is rarely beaten with a petition. So, if Goliath can’t be beat, maybe he can be tricked. That’s where artists Anthony Antonellis and Carlos Sáez come in.

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