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From the Open Space Archives is a thematic digest of content culled from the last five years of posts on Open Space.


Edward Kienholz, The Billionaire Deluxe, 1977

Edward Kienholz, The Billionaire Deluxe, 1977

Arguably, artists do the most interesting things with technology: from interventions to manipulation, to creating new environments that make us temporarily happy. These posts contain both artists’ projects involving technology and discussions around the use of the medium in the creative process.

  •  Just for a moment, press rewind and allow yourself to enter an alternate universe in which another’s past becomes your present. Willa Koerner on Janet Cardiff’s The Telephone Call –> http://blog.sfmoma.org/2012/09/koerner-cardiff/
  • A category of early digital text art was “codework,” which basically involved the creation of digital “creoles” that appeared to be a form of English after it had been corrupted by the language of code — the very language that is guaranteeing its continued presence on the computer screen. Brian Stefans’s “Third Hand Plays: The Comedy of Dysfunction” –> http://blog.sfmoma.org/2011/07/third-hand-plays-the-comedy-of-dysfunction/

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