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Book Review: Speculative Scenarios, or what will happen to digital art in the (near) future

by Corinna Kirsch on September 11, 2013
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“Curating digital artworks in physical spaces and online exhibitions is becoming more widespread, but such exhibitions mostly take place outside the world of traditional art.” This present-day dilemma posed by Independent Curator Annet Dekker forms the basis of Speculative Scenarios, or what will happen to digital art in the (near) future, a new publication that gathers responses on how to tackle digital art’s conflicted relationship to museums and more traditional, offline exhibition sites. The point is: Digital art is being shown, but museums aren’t playing a large enough role in its collection, exhibition, or conservation.

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Edward A. Shanken on Is New Media Accepted in The Art World?

by Paddy Johnson on September 6, 2011
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Edward A. Shanken, the award winning author of Art and Electronica had a few things to say in the comment section of last week’s post asking whether new media has been accepted in the art world. Since the comment itself is autonomous and substantive enough to warrant its own post, I’m republishing it here in the main section of the blog. It’s worth reading. Twice.

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