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Enough With Dude-Centric Net Art Shows

by Paddy Johnson on April 17, 2012
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I’m getting tired of seeing listings for dude-dominated digital art shows. Just to count what I’ve seen in the last month: The USB Show, at Paris’s Le Point Éphémère two weeks ago, invited one woman artist to participate out of 21; Astral Projection Abduction Fantasy, which ran from February 23rd to March 23rd in Dublin, included three women out of 29 artists; and the April 12th BYOB show, in Milan, only included 9 women out of 42 invited artists. These shows might as well be Lilith Fair, though, relative to the worst recent offender, Dotcom, a show organized by the anonymous collective BSNP at the Centre d’Art Bastille in France. That group show runs through June 10th and includes no women at all.

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Massive Links! Ice Monolith Carted Around the World | Gifs Cross Over to Third Dimension | Monkeys in Masks

by Whitney Kimball on July 7, 2011
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This week in massive links: Is a gif still a gif if it’s a zoetrope? Artist Brian Goggin plans to transport an ice monolith from Greenland to Manhattan in “a kind of mythological quest for the Holy Grail.” The Bible has been alphabetized, and monkeys are scary.

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