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Net Art Archive Going Offline, Raising Preservation Concerns

by Rea McNamara on May 10, 2016
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An important internet art archive will soon shutter., an online project that has commissioned new net art and networked hybrid artworks since the mid-1990s, announced over the weekend it would be going offline on December 31, 2016.

According to the announcement — made via a mass email to past and present artists, as well as in a public Facebook update — the organization can no longer sustain the operating costs needed to maintain its online archive.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Talking GIFs, Kissing Painting, Watching Dogs

by Michael Anthony Farley on February 16, 2016
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What a week for New York City! From the small gestures aimed at pedestrians, like project space FOUR A.M. in the Lower East Side, to the triumphant return of Jack Early to Chelsea on Thursday night, we’ve got you covered on weeknights. Our very own Paddy Johnson will be speaking at NYU on Friday all about our favorite medium: GIFs. Be sure to pre-register for the event, which has a reception where you can say hi! Then, head to Bushwick for a night of group and two-person shows at neighboring artist-run spaces Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Transmitter, and Underdonk. Saturday, check out perpetual AFC fav Alex Ebstein’s yoga mat paintings at Ridgewood’s lorimoto. But Sunday might be the day that goes down as one of the weirdest and most fun in the city’s art history: Greater New York artist Hayley Aviva Silverman is mashing-up 1990s disaster cinema with 1830s literature for a theatrical production starring dogs. Let that singular experience marinate on your 35 minute M train ride to Chinatown Soup, where Joyce Yu-Jean Lee’s pop-up cybercafe promises to give us a glimpse of what the internet looks like in China (hint: very different) plus snacks!

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Moving Beyond Women Eating Salad

by Paddy Johnson and Matthew Leifheit on June 13, 2014
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The Lean In Collection on Getty Images is adding to their database and with some success. Conversation is the key.

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MOCAtv Presents Techno Mystic

by Corinna Kirsch on November 14, 2012
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A little curation on YouTube can go a long way. On its own, YouTube contains a vast treasure trove of videos (a blessing), but navigating all those choices can be overwhelming (a curse). Despite a few lemons, Techno Mystic drives home the point that artists using technology see it as an uplifting source.

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