Category: Research

Virtual Insanity

[On Social Broadcasting: A Communications Revolution]   || During the Art of the Networked Practice 3-day (or night) symposium that took place from 29th-31st March 2018, I got to listen to very insightful speakers and witness before my very eyes how far art has grew simultaneously with technology. It is amazing to think how unfathomable all of these works would… Read more →

When will my online biography show who I am inside?

|| The term Digital Identity refers to the way that an individual chooses to present and depict themselves in online and digital communities (the Third Space). An individual’s digital identity is largely curated by themselves in order to portray themselves in a favourable manner. In Eric Erikson’s fifth stage of psychosocial development individuals start to question their identity and personal… Read more →

The More We Get Together

Doing It With Others (DIWO)   || The noble venture by Furtherfield into establishing and investing in a common space that facilitates the sharing of ideas and execution of projects among artists has reaped the benefits of social practice in art. Before the proliferation of Open-Source culture, artists were seen as solitary creators who worked for their own gain, as… Read more →

Like, Favourite and Subscribe!

|| Hello World! (2008) by Christopher Baker is a audio-visual wall installation that comprises of over 5000 videos taken from social media websites like Youtube, Facebook and MySpace. Each of them are a personal video recording from an individual to an imaginary audience (vlogging = video + blogging). The collective motley of voices that results can either seem meditative or… Read more →

So Near Yet So Far

||        The Big Kiss (2008) is a 3 hour live webcam networked art piece by Dutch Performance artist Annie Abrahams, where Annie and her co-performer are physically separated from each other and have themselves perform the act of kissing recorded separately.     In a interview with Randall Packer on Third Space Network’s Networked Conversations, Annie Abrahams… Read more →

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