webarts

A Better Mao's Trap

2003-09-12

Infiltrate, animate, dominate. Lisette Gonzales reviews Derek Pell’s Little Red Book of Adobe LiveMotion.

Duchamp Through Shop Windows

2001-09-01

Reviewing new scholarship by David Joselit,
Molly Nesbit, Thierry de Duve, and Linda
Henderson, Hannah Higgins proposes that
writing about Duchamp needs to be Duchampian
in flavor.

Unfolding Laramée

2001-01-01

Allison Hunter shows how an artist can be fully contemporary without digitizing, streaming, or projecting imagery. Presenting jacquard looms and punch card technologies from the 1950s, difference engines and magnetic core memory stacks, silicon chips in wood housing and digital code on 18th-century woven fabric, Eve Laramee manipulates history like a medium.

New = Old, Old = New

2001-01-01

Jan Baetens argues that Chris Ware’s print-based comic book, Jimmy Corrigan, has already produced the revolution longed for by Scott McCloud - a revolution, however, that will not be digitized.

Dali Clocks: Time Dimensions of Hypermedia

2001-01-01

Stephanie Strickland investigates an epistemological shift in web-specific art and literature, from an understanding that is less about structure and more about resonance.

Webarts

2001-01-01

In spite of the millennial call for an end to issues in Winter y2k, ebr11 - a new issue - went online at the turn of the year 2000/2001. There would be yet another issue a year later (“Music/Sound/Noise”) before the transition to the new interface could be completed.

Telling Tales: Shaping Artists' Myths

2001-01-01

Chicago art critic John Brunetti reviews The Truth on Tape, a survey of Daniel Wenk’s art, and Black Mountain College’s Dossier Ray Johnson.

Signmakers 1999

2001-01-01

Cary Wolfe reviews Allison Hunter’s installation at Europas Parkas in Lithuania. In her work, interspersed as it is among that of other artists, Hunter focuses our attention on signification in the crevices of the so-called public sphere.

False Pretenses, Parasites, and Monsters

2000-12-30

Tom Leclair surveys six gargantuan texts - both hyper- and print - and finds that size is not all that matters.

Taking It IS Dishing It Out: The Late Modern Logic of Fight Club

1999-12-30

Linda Brigham breaks the first rule of Fight Club and talks about what the movie industry keeps secret - not male masochism, anti-corporate terrorism, self-help, or even heterosexual anxiety, but how best to deliver a commodity that doesn’t act like one.

My Body the Library: Janet, Body art, and World Wide Web site

1995-12-30

Michael Joyce looks at hypertext, body art, body piercing, and Web culture.