Mass Effect: Art and the Internet in the Twenty-First Century (Critical Anthologies in Art and Culture)

Mass Effect: Art and the Internet in the Twenty-First Century (Critical Anthologies in Art and Culture)

Ed Halter


Since the flip of the millennium, the web has advanced from what was once in basic terms a brand new medium to a real mass medium -- with a deeper and wider cultural achieve, better possibilities for distribution and collaboration, and extra advanced company and political realities. Mapping a loosely chronological sequence of formative arguments, advancements, and happenings, Mass Effect offers an important advisor to figuring out the dynamic and ongoing dating among artwork and new technologies.

Mass Effect brings jointly approximately 40 contributions, together with newly commissioned essays and reprints, picture portfolios, and transcribed dialogue panels and lectures that supply insights and reflections from a variety of artists, curators, paintings historians, and bloggers. one of the subject matters tested are using advertisement systems for artwork perform, what artwork ability in an age of accelerating surveillance, and questions surrounding such fresh thoughts as "postinternet." different contributions learn and record specific works via the artists of And/Or Gallery, Cory Arcangel, DIS, Cao Fei, the novel software program team, and others.

Mass Effect relaunches a ebook sequence initiated by means of the MIT Press and the recent Museum in 1984, which produced six defining volumes for the sphere of up to date paintings. those new volumes will construct in this historical partnership and reinvigorate the dialog round modern tradition as soon as again.

Copublished with the hot Museum of up to date paintings, New York

ContributorsCory Arcangel, Karen Archey, Michael Bell-Smith, Claire Bishop, Dora Budor, Johanna Burton, Paul Chan, Ian Cheng, Michael Connor, Lauren Cornell, Petra Cortright, Jesse Darling, Anne de Vries, DIS, Aleksandra Domanović, damage van den Dorpel, Dragan Espenschied, Rózsa Zita Farkas, Azin Feizabadi, Alexander R. Galloway, Boris Groys, Ed Halter, Alice Ming Wai Jim, strolling, Caitlin Jones, David Joselit, Dina Kafafi, John Kelsey, Alex Kitnick, Tina Kukielski, Oliver Laric, Mark Leckey, David Levine, Olia Lialina, Guthrie Lonergan, Jordan Lord, Jens Maier-Rothe, Shawn Maximo, Jennifer McCoy, Kevin McCoy, Gene McHugh, Tom Moody, Ceci Moss, Katja Novitskova, Marisa Olson, Trevor Paglen, Seth fee, Alexander Provan, Morgan Quaintance, Domenico Quaranta, Raqs Media Collective, Alix Rule, Timur Si-Qin, Josephine Berry Slater, Paul Slocum, Rebecca Solnit, Wolfgang Staehle, Hito Steyerl, Martine Syms, Ben Vickers, Michael Wang, Tim Whidden, Anicka Yi, and Damon Zucconi

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