Kickended by Silvio Lorusso is online database artwork archiving the Kickstarted campaigns that got not even a single penny. This competitive aesthetics of failure has been able to attract the attention of major national newspapers (from the British “The Guardian” to the Italian “Corriere della Sera”).
Graphic Constellations: Visual Poetry and the Properties of Space, it’s an exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the First International Exhibition of Concrete, Kinetic and Phonic Poetry held in Cambridge in late 1964. Curated by Bronac Ferran and Will Hill at the Ruskin Gallery in Cambridge, UK (Image: ‘Poemkon=D=4=Open=Apollinaire’).
The Pirate Bay computers and servers have been seized by Swedish Police on a data center in Nacka (Greater Stockholm). It’s offline since December 9. http://torrentfreak.com/swedish-police-raid-the-pirate-bay-site-offline-141209/
“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.
Matt Brailsford used a modified old tape player as interface to this Raspberry Pi + Spotify Media Server, so listener can use the player (and the cassettes) as physical interface to the different playlists.
Digital TV Dinner, glitch video art (generated by cartridge video game) from 1979. “Digital TV Dinner is a video art clip from 1979 created by Raul Zaritsky, Jamie Fenton, and Dick Ainsworth using the Bally Astrocade console game to generate unusual patterns. The Bally Astrocade was unique among cartridge games in that it was designed to allow users to change game cartridges with power-on. When pressing the reset button, it was possible to remove the cartridge from the system and induce various memory dump pattern sequences. DIgital TV DInner is a collection of these curious states of silicon epilepsy set to music composed and generated upon this same platform. ”
SYN-Phon, graphical notation for contemporary sound performances. “Budapest Art Factory (BAF) is pleased to present to you SYN-Phon; sound performance based on graphical notation by Candaş Şişman featuring Barabás Lőrinc & Ölveti Mátyás. Candaş Şişman resided at BAF for the month of June as part of its cross-cultural fertilization residency program. SYN-Phon will be exhibited to act, as a visual linguistic delivery through a cogitation segment followed by the sound performance on June 29th.”
iPhone music by Shintaro Miyazaki, (sound)waves emissions from Apple mobile. “In this video you can hear the in general inaudible electromagnetic emissions of a smart phone. Each action on the touchscreen produces a audible feedback. You can also hear many background processes of the smart phone.”
Gesture Piece is a 15-minute film created by Vicki Bennett with a new score by seven sound artists (Gwilly Edmondez, Matmos, Ergo Phizmiz, Andrew Sharpley, Dave Soldier, Jason Willett and Wobbly). Each composed a score for a chapter of Gesture Piece, without any knowledge of who else was collaborating on the project or what the rest of the film would look or sound like. http://www.gesturepiece.com/
What if the phone button layout standard would have been different? The 1960s Phone Button Layouts That Never Were http://gizmodo.com/look-at-the-insane-number-layouts-our-telephones-could-1223966486/1226907485