“Art Post-Internet” was an exhibition curated by Karen Archey and Robin Peckham for the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing in spring 2014. This is the specially designed pdf catalogue whose with the front page is created each time with the IP and quite approximated location of the user. It includes tentatively definition of “post-internet” by Cory Arcangel, Simon Denny, and Bunny Rogers, art critics Ben Davis and Paddy Johnson, academics Mark Tribe and Esther Choi, and museum professionals Christiane Paul, Raffael Dörig, Jamillah James, Ben Vickers, Omar Kholeif and Gene McHugh.
The last Canadian Institute for Infinitely Small Things action is both provocative and funny. They distributed in the culturally exciting city of Vancouver public libraries and bookstores around 40 copies of the New American Dictionary: Security/Fear Edition. Since long time do the communicative and communicated war has become a specific linguistic affair. This practice output and its being ‘official’ takes place, through a massive propaganda, into the suffocated scene of the ‘embedded’ journalism. So, new idioms easily has entered the common use. Then we get to know the ‘Freedom Fries’, substitutive term for the ‘French Fries’, blamed because of being out of the war games. We also find brave neologisms, like for instance ‘Islamofascist’, which deviate the imagery towards well-known negative semantic patterns, fueling ignorance and racism. This is the new lexicon against which the guys from Vancouver got inspired, collecting a small thesaurus of these war words and spreading it around the city written culture repositories. Actually the initiative got smelled by Amazon (like it already happened with the hacking project Amazon Noir) who started to sell the dictionary from their own servers.