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Yoshi Sodeoka

Net Art Archive Turbulence.org Going Offline, Raising Preservation Concerns

by Rea McNamara on May 10, 2016
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An important internet art archive will soon shutter. Turbulence.org, 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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Adventures In Selling Experimental Video Art: An Interview With Undervolt & Co.

by Marina Galperina on November 25, 2014
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“We are very open to the fact that we do not know how distribution will work in our post-internet age.” Johnny Woods, co-founder of the video art label Undervolt & Co., reflects on (almost) a year of selling experimental artworks online.

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4th of July GIFs: “A Celebration of Freedom, Diversity, and Hot Dogs” by Yoshi Sodeoka

by The AFC Staff on July 4, 2013
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Oh man, we’ve been waiting to post these GIFs all week. HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!

Some background: In honor of the holiday, we asked Japanese-born artist Yoshi Sodeoka to make us a set of American themed gifs. In response, he created this INCREDIBLE set of GIFs devoted to our favorite holiday sport: competitive hot dog eating. You’re looking at the winners of the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, (which takes place every fourth of July on Coney Island), madly gobbling hot dogs. Flags from the winners’ countries of origin stream out of their ears and across a sky of hyper-colored fireworks. We love these gifs because they are America at her best—loud, exuberant, and entirely too much.

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