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New Art City is a virtual gallery & exhibition toolkit for digital art.

Recent Exhibitions

Digital Autonomy
Digital Autonomy San Jose State University CADRE Media May 7th, 2021

The CADRE Media Lab at San Jose State University presents the BFA exhibition for the class of Spring 2021.

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sedation_with_me
sedation_with_me Mauricio Orantes April 23rd, 2021

"Sedation_with_me" solitary experience.
Mauricio Orantes
April 2021 - ∞

Sedation_with_me is a critique and captured experience on technological trust and dependency. In short form, experience curation by our own doing, manifests in avatar guides, manipulating fulfillment through artificial experiences, connections, creations. The dependency reinforced isolation become sedative environments, devoid of tactile…

"Sedation_with_me" solitary experience.
Mauricio Orantes
April 2021 - ∞

Sedation_with_me is a critique and captured experience on technological trust and dependency. In short form, experience curation by our own doing, manifests in avatar guides, manipulating fulfillment through artificial experiences, connections, creations. The dependency reinforced isolation become sedative environments, devoid of tactile experience and fulfillment.

This exhibit and digital experience were inspired during the global pandemic quarantine. 2020/21

Orantes curated the works in captured moment form, as a memory bank, inconsiderate of linear time. The pieces frame technological ubiquity and breakdown relationship between informing body and informed technology.

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 SCHEMATA : VORTEX

With the clubbing scene dead for over a year, reimagining the creative potential for our deserted nightlife spaces seems fitting right now. Corsica Studios, originally a hub of underground music and nightlife, has had time to withdraw and reflect, conceiving a new platform to support, entertain and enrich through art.…

With the clubbing scene dead for over a year, reimagining the creative potential for our deserted nightlife spaces seems fitting right now. Corsica Studios, originally a hub of underground music and nightlife, has had time to withdraw and reflect, conceiving a new platform to support, entertain and enrich through art.
So Schemata is born. It’s a plan. A blueprint. A vow to remember the void. The time we had nothing. The time we created something from that nothing.

Vortex, Schemata’s first show, reveals the desolate venue.
We experience the dislocated and uninhabited space of the club, with its ghostly ambience that is both familiar, yet distorted and unsettling.

Curating works from artists specialising in abstract world views and alternate realities, Vortex aims to coalesce the realms of digital art, film, performance and sound to create a memorial to nightlife and inspire optimism to move beyond.

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The Release無量

Imagine one day, we will all upload our consciousness to the cloud and abandon physical bodies.....
We live as virtual beings, and we all die physically. What object/thing shall we bring together with us? What is considered monumental in the material world? What are our sacred offerings to the virtual world…

Imagine one day, we will all upload our consciousness to the cloud and abandon physical bodies.....
We live as virtual beings, and we all die physically. What object/thing shall we bring together with us? What is considered monumental in the material world? What are our sacred offerings to the virtual world and future life?

The Release無量 is an art project inspired by human traditions regarding death. Whether the human spirit is attached to the material world is the main concept of this project. In many cultures, people bury or burn their favorite objects such as treasure, photos, books, clothes with their bodies after they pass away. Where the souls go or whether they rely on material matters in their next journey is unknown, we still consider funerary objects and offerings to the dead indispensable. Spiritually, sacred offerings serve as tickets to a new paradise or remind those deceased to remember their roots and legacy. For those souls who wander in our place rather than enter the spiritual realm, we sometimes burn papercrafts like paper money, paper-made iPhones, which might relieve those lost souls.

A ceremony held for redeeming souls from regrets and reliving those alive's sorrows will also be hosted by priests/priestesses, who will unite people and guide them to pray for good together. After the ceremony, souls are considered to be released finally from pain and suffers, physically and mentally.

In this exhibition, I invited people to reflect on their lives and bring sacred offerings to the virtual world. They also make a wish, pray for their future virtual version selves. Their offerings to the virtual world are being transformed into 3D files and remixed into a brainwave generative art.

人類的精神是否依附於物質生活,是本作品探討的目標。至今我仍然會感到疑惑,如果我們將要意識上傳,作為純粹虛擬如同程式碼的存在,為什麼有人還會想要攜帶物質一起前往虛擬世界呢? 我理想中的虛擬世界,是無邊無量的,連同感官和氣味都能被模擬出來的,是一個開闊的場域,等待我盡情遨遊探索,然而對於許多人而言,意識上傳就如同死亡一樣,是既新奇卻又讓人感到恐懼的。死後的自己會剩下什麼,還能保有多少的自我? 那些愛恨情仇會消失嗎? 因此,有人選擇攜帶家人的照片、有人選擇攜帶自己的寵物,有人選擇攜帶能代表緣分和回憶的物件。如同死後需要陪葬品一般,在最後的旅途時,能夠帶給我們慰藉的,到底是甚麼? 能夠安心讓人前往新的世界的,到底是什麼?

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Wafaa Bilal: Canto III
Wafaa Bilal: Canto III Natalie and James Thompson Gallery April 6th, 2021

Curated by Alena Sauzade

How can a despot's unrealized monument be used as a vessel for the voices and history of a once oppressed people? What does it take to overcome the destruction of dictatorship and create a narrative of resilience and celebration?

A satellite launch, historical archive, and an expanded conversation…

Curated by Alena Sauzade

How can a despot's unrealized monument be used as a vessel for the voices and history of a once oppressed people? What does it take to overcome the destruction of dictatorship and create a narrative of resilience and celebration?

A satellite launch, historical archive, and an expanded conversation on the after effects of dictatorship come together in Canto III, a virtual exhibition by internationally renowned artist Wafaa Bilal. The work is an anti-monument that parodies a 1990’s proposal by Saddam Hussein’s followers to launch a golden bust of the despot into orbit. Canto III is a parody of monumentality that considers both the hubris and absurdity of the notion that a leader can and should be remembered forever, and the idea that the toppling of a monument can erase past trauma and create a new era.

Produced as part of Wafaa Bilal’s virtual artist residency at the Natalie and James Thompson Gallery at San Jose State University, this exhibition presents project documentation, prototypes, and designs for a 2U cube satellite which will be launched into orbit in 2022. Using a combination of off the shelf components as well as custom built imaging technology, we hope to ensure mission success while pushing the boundaries of what is possible with space based imaging technology.

A special thank you to Professor Andrew Blanton and students in Art 210: Interdisciplinary Graduate Seminar in Digital Media L: Camila Avina-Garcia, Mengshi Chen, Aaron Arthur Chin, Edward Ham, Imelda Josie Lepe, Jessica Prakash, Asra Siddiqui, Kyra Sycip, Kiki Wu, Xiao Wu; to New Art City founder Don Hanson; to Dr. Nada Shabout, Regent Professor of Art History at the University of North Texas; and to Joel Slayton, Professor Emeritus at San Jose State University and Founding Director of the CADRE Laboratory for New Media for their help with this exhibition.

Sponsored by the Natalie and James Thompson Gallery and supported by an Artistic Excellence Programming Grant from the College of Humanities and the Arts at San Jose State University.

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Other Skies: Exoplanetary Dust
Other Skies: Exoplanetary Dust SciArt Initiative & CLOT Magazine March 20th, 2021

“Exoplanetary Dust”
Curated by CLOT Magazine & SciArt Initiative
as part of the "OTHER SKIES" festival in collaboration with Multiverse Concert Series

“Man has gone out to explore other worlds and other civilizations without having explored his own labyrinth of dark passages and secret chambers, and without finding what lies behind doorways that…

“Exoplanetary Dust”
Curated by CLOT Magazine & SciArt Initiative
as part of the "OTHER SKIES" festival in collaboration with Multiverse Concert Series

“Man has gone out to explore other worlds and other civilizations without having explored his own labyrinth of dark passages and secret chambers, and without finding what lies behind doorways that he himself has sealed.” -Stanislav Lem, Solaris

In 1984 astronomers observed the first planetary disk of dust and gas around the star Beta Pictoris, providing a tantalizing glimpse of the potential for exoplanet discovery. And now? Over 4,000 exoplanets have been discovered; we are fortunate to find ourselves in a fertile universe of celestial bodies. The implications of these findings are being explored with fervor by scientists and artists alike.

Recent scientific advancements—combined with our insatiable curiosity to probe the unknown—have rekindled our SciFi imaginations in the quest for the extraterrestrial. But what are the philosophical implications of these revelations? As these discoveries permeate popular culture, artists, thinkers, and scientists reflect and interpret their relevance. Can we envision new horizons for humanity away from imperialist and colonial perspectives? What undiscovered life forms will we encounter? Can we imagine what it would be like to live beneath other skies?

This exhibition was created as part of the day-long festival "OTHER SKIES: An Exoplanetary Festival," created by Multiverse Concert Series, CLOT Magazine, and SciArt Initiative in partnership with Integral Steps. Learn more about this festival at otherskies.org.

"OTHER SKIES" and the accompanying exhibition was made possible in part with the support of the Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain in Washington DC, and the Boston Mayor's Arts and Culture COVID-19 Grant.

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Where We Go From Here

"Where We Go From Here" is an exhibition of three multi-disciplinary literary technology works by Delta_Ark. (1.) The Beacon was a temporary architectural pavilion set up at Occupy Wall St. (2.) The Dream Catcher was a series of projections set up a squat in Olneyville, RI. And (3.) The Light…

"Where We Go From Here" is an exhibition of three multi-disciplinary literary technology works by Delta_Ark. (1.) The Beacon was a temporary architectural pavilion set up at Occupy Wall St. (2.) The Dream Catcher was a series of projections set up a squat in Olneyville, RI. And (3.) The Light Atlas was a sequence of projections across San Francisco, in collaboration with the Anti Eviction Mapping Project. All three works examine income inequality, eviction/displacement and technology/media. All three works render testimony and data into poems, projections and text art.

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FORMAT International Photography Festival
FORMAT International Photography Festival Featuring 160 Projects & over 9,000 artists from 90+ Countries March 11th, 2021

FORMAT in collaboration with New Art City are delighted to present this year’s international photography festival online in this purpose-built multi-player virtual gallery space.

The exhibitions split across 20 galleries includes over 160 international artists and a selection of the 40,000 images submitted from over 90 countries from the #massisolationFORMAT archive…

FORMAT in collaboration with New Art City are delighted to present this year’s international photography festival online in this purpose-built multi-player virtual gallery space.

The exhibitions split across 20 galleries includes over 160 international artists and a selection of the 40,000 images submitted from over 90 countries from the #massisolationFORMAT archive created during the Covid-19 pandemic.

FORMAT21 was made possible thanks to support from the Art Fund Respond and Reimagine Programme.

For more information about FORMAT International Photography Festival visit https://formatfestival.com/

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eat me
eat me Alice Yuan Zhang March 26th, 2021

What’s your digital diet like these days?

It's okay to be here. Compost your virtual traumas in this soft and liminal digestive sequence...

A cocoon beyond quarantine downs and scrolling spirals, 'eat me' treats weary cyborgs to a process of antiviral remedials, body protocols, hyphal rewebbings, and viscous mental furniture.…

What’s your digital diet like these days?

It's okay to be here. Compost your virtual traumas in this soft and liminal digestive sequence...

A cocoon beyond quarantine downs and scrolling spirals, 'eat me' treats weary cyborgs to a process of antiviral remedials, body protocols, hyphal rewebbings, and viscous mental furniture.

Load into slow, somatic intelligence.

Feel better soon.

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︴Sound design by Alexander Babbitt
︴Technical support from Benny Lichtner

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EP. 1: METAVERSE
EP. 1: METAVERSE SOUND OBSESSED March 26th, 2021

Welcome to our first group show.

SOUND OBSESSED features hybrid artists obsessed with sound: musicians working at the intersection of art, sound, science and emerging technologies.  Artists explore new audio creation methods with fields such as robotics, data science, artificial intelligence, AR/VR/XR, and other new media.  Our featured artists approach creativity…

Welcome to our first group show.

SOUND OBSESSED features hybrid artists obsessed with sound: musicians working at the intersection of art, sound, science and emerging technologies.  Artists explore new audio creation methods with fields such as robotics, data science, artificial intelligence, AR/VR/XR, and other new media.  Our featured artists approach creativity with a strong focus on research and experimentation with new techniques while critiquing social implications and human-machine interactions.   

What does it mean to be human in today’s data-driven society?

This is our first virtual exhibition featuring:

Albert Barqué-Duran
allapop
Camila Roriz
Dadabots
DeafBeef
Gadi Sassoon
Hexorcismos
Kloxii
Marc Marzenit
Portrait XO
Reeps One
Robert M Thomas
Sam Potter
Tabitha Swanson
The Glad Scientist
Tony Cruise
Violet Forest (Violeta López)

Space designed and curated by Portrait XO

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Lumen Prize 2020
Lumen Prize 2020 Presented by Leonardo December 3rd, 2020

Lumen Prize 2020 award winners are presented in partnership with Leonardo/The International Society for the Arts Sciences and Technology (Leonardo/ISAST)

Featuring work by Liliana Farber, Julieta Gil, Søren Krag, Elyne Legarnisson, Christian Loclair, Tupac Martir, Casey Reas, Richard Vijgen and Liu Wa.

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Tropical Meridional Fiction

Tropical Meridional Fiction is about a fiction of Brazilian identity. Through the individual perspectives of the artists, themes that concern its complexities are strained, across territorial factors, individual subjective experiences and digital responses to questions that arise from these conditions. Working with these specific and diverse realities we seek to…

Tropical Meridional Fiction is about a fiction of Brazilian identity. Through the individual perspectives of the artists, themes that concern its complexities are strained, across territorial factors, individual subjective experiences and digital responses to questions that arise from these conditions. Working with these specific and diverse realities we seek to attempt to search the poetic possibilities inside the impossibilities of this national fiction.

Tropical Meridional Fiction é sobre uma ficção da identidade brasileira. Através das perspectivas individuais dos artistas, os temas que dizem respeito às complexidades dessa identidade são tensionados, a partir de fatores territoriais, experiências subjetivas individuais e respostas digitais a questões que surgem dessas condições. Trabalhando com essas realidades específicas e diversas, procuramos buscar as possibilidades poéticas dentro das impossibilidades dessa ficção nacional.

Henrique Fagundes
Oendu de Mendonça
Juno Rain
Mauricio Igor
Henrique Montagne

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CITY OF DREAMS
CITY OF DREAMS Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley March 25th, 2021

Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley is an artist working predominantly in digital media to communicate the experiences of being a Black Trans person. Their practice focuses on recording the lives of Black Trans people, intertwining lived experience with fiction to imaginatively retell Trans stories. Spurred on by a desire to record the "History…

Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley is an artist working predominantly in digital media to communicate the experiences of being a Black Trans person. Their practice focuses on recording the lives of Black Trans people, intertwining lived experience with fiction to imaginatively retell Trans stories. Spurred on by a desire to record the "History of Trans people both living and past" their work can often be seen as a Trans archive where Black Trans people are stored for the future. Throughout history, Black queer and Trans people have been erased from the archives. Because of this it is necessary not only to archive our existence, but also the many creative narratives we have used and continue to use to share our experiences.

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WUJI無極

Wuji無極 is a sound installation that explores the boundaries of the human body. In Wuji, human figures are intertwined, the identities are eliminated, and the personal boundaries for those bodies are blurring. The distorted and entangled visual connects my childhood memory of playing with Chinese knots. Before creating written characters…

Wuji無極 is a sound installation that explores the boundaries of the human body. In Wuji, human figures are intertwined, the identities are eliminated, and the personal boundaries for those bodies are blurring. The distorted and entangled visual connects my childhood memory of playing with Chinese knots. Before creating written characters and languages, ancient Chinese use knots to communicate and record histories. After thousands of years of iterations, today, the Chinese knot is no longer a tool for preserving history but a decoration that inherits the spirit of appreciating mystic patterns' beauty. Through twisting, weaving, and binding, all ropes are tied tightly to strengthen the beliefs of unity in traditional Chinese culture.

In this virtual exhibition, you will navigate through the city constructed by human forms and look up at the central tower but never have the chance to fly to reach the sky, like ancestors who built the tower of Babel but fail due to god's punishment. Nowadays, differences and barriers among people have been extended to national, racial, and gender issues. In Wuji, a more united world can be imagined. When the physical forms and differences between individuals no longer limit us, a pure existence that presents the concept the infinity is emerging.

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Tape Mixtures
Tape Mixtures Hernando Fereira & Jonah Rabb March 24th, 2021

Inspired by Hye Jean Chung’s Media Heterotopias (2018), Tape Mixtures emphasizes transnational collaboration and spectral labor underlying DJ mixes.

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Skin Garden: Walk-ins Welcome

Output Field presents a sneak peek into its debut exhibition, Skin Garden (coming soon). Walk-ins Welcome is a digital tattoo showroom of tattoos that incorporate digital mediums (e.g. 3D modeling, virtual reality, digital painting). This exhibition features artists across time zones: from Moscow, Shanghai, Seoul, and the Bay Area. The…

Output Field presents a sneak peek into its debut exhibition, Skin Garden (coming soon). Walk-ins Welcome is a digital tattoo showroom of tattoos that incorporate digital mediums (e.g. 3D modeling, virtual reality, digital painting). This exhibition features artists across time zones: from Moscow, Shanghai, Seoul, and the Bay Area. The soundscape is assembled from residual sounds of a tattoo in session.

Advances in image rendering have become interwoven into the process of tattooing, and archived onto skin. More and more, this analog art form has seen a shift towards the digital and the experimental. Skin Garden is a showcase of artists who have embraced this shift in their practice.

This sculpture garden features flash available for your skin, etched onto fleshy structures sculpted by Nusi Quero in collaboration with Alex Shilt. The space is encased in skin sculpted by Lady Bambs. The soundscape is a remote collaboration between Miss Sammie and Nusi Quero.

Feel free to look around, or have a seat. You may excavate new sounds in certain corners of this space.

Output Field is a placeless community of experimental artists, curators, and venues. Our mission is to neutralize the canon by linking across disciplines and time zones. We are a non-profit organization shifting the arts from competitive to cooperative paradigms.

Please donate to our organization to support our mission in building an organically curated database for experimental arts, and residency program for underrepresented artists. (outputfield.com/donate)

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Looking Out // Looking Over

Pulled between places and pulled between people. A document of my mum's formative years living between Sierra Leone, Lebanon, and England.

Of loss. Of longing. Of belonging.

My knowledge and understanding of these places I've never visited are informed by the personal words and histories of my mum and the detached…

Pulled between places and pulled between people. A document of my mum's formative years living between Sierra Leone, Lebanon, and England.

Of loss. Of longing. Of belonging.

My knowledge and understanding of these places I've never visited are informed by the personal words and histories of my mum and the detached observations of Google maps and image searches.

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Sequence 1
Sequence 1 Night Export x The Rave Theory March 22nd, 2021

Night Export is an online arts collective focused on live performance sessions from underground acts across the world. Eluding from labeling, we seek to bring a platform to very prolific and talented individuals.

The Rave Theory is a movement, deeply ingrained in cyberpunk and posthumanism values. A way to take back…

Night Export is an online arts collective focused on live performance sessions from underground acts across the world. Eluding from labeling, we seek to bring a platform to very prolific and talented individuals.

The Rave Theory is a movement, deeply ingrained in cyberpunk and posthumanism values. A way to take back control in this age of information. To share resources and knowledge. Weaponizing the technology we have at our hands in order to build a strong community. By the people, for the people.

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antiphon

ANTIPHON is a networked, interactive, real time, audiovisual performance environment exploring the conceptual framing of Antiphonal music. The instruments are networked and act as volumetric sound sculptures built to be performed live. They are controllable via remote server creating a networked, highly accurate, audiovisual representation distributed across all participant's web…

ANTIPHON is a networked, interactive, real time, audiovisual performance environment exploring the conceptual framing of Antiphonal music. The instruments are networked and act as volumetric sound sculptures built to be performed live. They are controllable via remote server creating a networked, highly accurate, audiovisual representation distributed across all participant's web browsers.

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on and on and on and on and on

In March of 2020, myself along with millions of other were laid off due to Covid-19. My addiction to social media became hopeless, I stopped resisting the scroll. In May of 2020 George Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis Police igniting a wave of national protest the scope of which hasn't…

In March of 2020, myself along with millions of other were laid off due to Covid-19. My addiction to social media became hopeless, I stopped resisting the scroll. In May of 2020 George Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis Police igniting a wave of national protest the scope of which hasn't been seen since the marches for civil rights in the 1960s. Though millions passionately threw themselves into demonstration after demonstration, what was produced in the short term seemed to be little more than endless marching, endless livestreams, endless infographics, endless scroll.

Music by Jake Turpin

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synthethicket

***PLEASE NOTE: THIS ROOM FEATURES WORK THAT USE FLASHING LIGHTS, IF YOU HAVE PHOTOSENSITIVITY, PLEASE BE WARNED***

Synthethicket, or synthetic thicket, is a collection of the video art I’ve been producing from the end of 2020 to the beginning of 2021. I use a combination of analog modular video synthesis, camera…

***PLEASE NOTE: THIS ROOM FEATURES WORK THAT USE FLASHING LIGHTS, IF YOU HAVE PHOTOSENSITIVITY, PLEASE BE WARNED***

Synthethicket, or synthetic thicket, is a collection of the video art I’ve been producing from the end of 2020 to the beginning of 2021. I use a combination of analog modular video synthesis, camera feedback, video mixer feedback, and footage, both found and made by me. These experiments in video art explore the relationship of iteration, patterns, colors, and movement using unconventional technology, some of which I designed. I worked with artist Erin Daley who designed the 3D models that adorn the room, creating a forest of video art and disfigured tree-like objects. This room serves as a peek into the experiments and exercises in creating a new artistic practice that I have been pursuing for the last few years.

Please note, not all the artwork loads at once, get close to and point your cursor at an object to begin it loading. I invite you to walk around and even inside the art to get a full, immersive experience. Pressing the space bar consecutive times will allow you to float, get a new perspective from above.

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Beneath the Neural Waves 1.2
Beneath the Neural Waves 1.2 Sofia Crespo x Entangled Others March 17th, 2021

This project explores biodiversity through an attempt at creating (digitally) an aquatic ecosystem as a means of attempting to engage with the very abstract concept of relationship. Rather than merely presenting an aquatic, generative world, this project allows the viewer to explore the ecosystem as a virtual avatar that isn't…

This project explores biodiversity through an attempt at creating (digitally) an aquatic ecosystem as a means of attempting to engage with the very abstract concept of relationship. Rather than merely presenting an aquatic, generative world, this project allows the viewer to explore the ecosystem as a virtual avatar that isn't entirely neutral in their presence.

In the virtual exhibition specimens of corals from beneath the neural waves are arranged in phylogenetic trees that display their speculative evolution. Around them generated fish swim by, careful where you tread, however, you might just scare them if you get too close!

Thanks to Jack Julian (@_julianjack on instagram) for the aquatic soundtrack!

Special thanks to Joel Simon.

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Mundo Otrus
Mundo Otrus Otrus Extraviadus March 16th, 2021

We are Otrus Extraviadus, an artistic collective from Bogotá, Colombia started by three artists. 🧿Otrus Extraviadus is a latent body in continuous implosion and expansion. we are the same unfolding and inhabiting different dimensions, that give us the possibility of multiple faces. This mythical manifesto is an action, an activity,…

We are Otrus Extraviadus, an artistic collective from Bogotá, Colombia started by three artists. 🧿Otrus Extraviadus is a latent body in continuous implosion and expansion. we are the same unfolding and inhabiting different dimensions, that give us the possibility of multiple faces. This mythical manifesto is an action, an activity, a movement and it would not be possible if it did not invoke exchange, encounter, becoming, chance and friendship. Otrus Extraviadus opens spaces to poetic and political events through the construction of networks of affection and online-offline experiments.

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New Art City Festival 2021

March 26, 2021 is the one year anniversary of New Art City's domain registration. A prototype grew into a tool, and a tool grew into a community. Since then, more than 40,000 people in 125 countries have visited galleries on New Art City. As an organization we are proud to…

March 26, 2021 is the one year anniversary of New Art City's domain registration. A prototype grew into a tool, and a tool grew into a community. Since then, more than 40,000 people in 125 countries have visited galleries on New Art City. As an organization we are proud to display artists who show in museums on the same level as art students, and to show digital art in its native format alongside traditional media.

With the New Art City Festival we are celebrating our community and all that they have created by shining a spotlight on the artists pushing the boundaries of what is possible with our toolkit. It is free to attend and new exhibitions will open each day of the festival. Everything launching in this festival goes beyond anything we have shown before, and we are so excited to share the creative potential of this new digital format with many more artists around the world.

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REJECTED! 2021
REJECTED! 2021 uclaartsmemes March 12th, 2021

Welcome to the Virtual Homepage of REJECTED! DMA. Here you can find portals to the Static site, the REJECTED! DMA gallery, and the Fine Arts REJECTED! exhibition. Just walk through them and you'll be teleported to the selected location~

Made by Kat Sung and Natalee Decker

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Miss Sammie's Painted Garden
Miss Sammie's Painted Garden Sammie Veeler February 25th, 2021

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I'm Sammie Veeler and I help run New Art City. This is my home room and it's painted by my dear friend Jurrell Lewis. His paintings texture the architecture in which they are displayed. They're also the album…

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I'm Sammie Veeler and I help run New Art City. This is my home room and it's painted by my dear friend Jurrell Lewis. His paintings texture the architecture in which they are displayed. They're also the album covers for the two albums you're walking through: Lee's Memory Palace and Columbarium.

The ferns and palms at the entrance link to a few of my other rooms and other works I have online. Follow the tree through the flower pot galleries to hear the music. Walking straight through the center lets you hear both albums at once, one song at a time. In the middle and between songs, they overlap.

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Unbounded Unleashed Unforgiving_INTRO
Unbounded Unleashed Unforgiving_INTRO Curated by Mel Clemmons and Liss LaFleur February 9th, 2021
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The BLOB of Im/Possible Images
The BLOB of Im/Possible Images Rosa Menkman February 1st, 2021

Imagine you could obtain an 'impossible' image of any object or phenomenon that you think is important, with no limits on spatial, temporal, energy, signal/noise or cost resolutions. What image would you create? (the answer can be a hypothetical image of course!)

This was the question I asked every scientist I…

Imagine you could obtain an 'impossible' image of any object or phenomenon that you think is important, with no limits on spatial, temporal, energy, signal/noise or cost resolutions. What image would you create? (the answer can be a hypothetical image of course!)

This was the question I asked every scientist I spoke to during my Arts at CERN/Collide Barcelona residency. In the BLOB I am presenting some of the insights this research has opened up to me.

The BLOB (Binary Large OBject) gives a home to the collection of Im/Possible images that all together illustrate the concept of the impossible image and the relationships between affordance, resolution and compromise.

As different Axes of Affordance (X,Y,Z and α) cut the BLOB, they define what is possible to resolve, and what images are compromised, or in other words, will never be rendered. While normally these compromised images would never find their way to our eyes, the hypothetical realms of the BLOB offer pasture to these impossible renders.

Via the open call you can submit your own Im/Possible image. These images might be considered for implementation and exhibition.

The BLOB of Im/Possible Images is made in commission for Haus der elektronischen Künste Basel (HEK)

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tangible data
tangible data baron lanteigne December 22nd, 2020

Tangible Data explores and infiltrates an online community that develops a “virtual” art market for a cryptocurrency-hungry public. A series of animated loops—created and monetized by the artist to suit the demands and consumption of this community—provide a basis for the larger project, which extends across several web platforms.

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CODAME JOYNT Festival
CODAME JOYNT Festival Codame Art+Tech December 12th, 2020
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luz-cor
luz-cor Ana Alice November 30th, 2020
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Principia Discordia by Felt Zine for SuperRare

Given the chaos of 2020 we believe that the Principia Discordia is helpful in understanding our current situation.

The title is based on the parody religion text published in the 1960s. The Principia Discordia, if read literally, encourages the worship of the Greek godess Eris, known in Latin as Discordia, the…

Given the chaos of 2020 we believe that the Principia Discordia is helpful in understanding our current situation.

The title is based on the parody religion text published in the 1960s. The Principia Discordia, if read literally, encourages the worship of the Greek godess Eris, known in Latin as Discordia, the godess of disorder... The Principia Discordia holds three core principles: the Aneristic (order), theee Eristic (disorder), and the notion that both are mere illusions. Due to these principles, a Discordian believes there is no distinction between order and disorder, since the are both man-made conceptual divisions of the pure element of chaos. An argument presented by the text is that it is only by rejecting these principles that you can truly perceive reality as it is, chaos.

Organized by Mark Sabb of Felt Zine

Artists include @ExitSimulation, @Trippyogi, @Wonderkatzi, @nickeays, @pirate_sheep, @baronlanteigne, @frenetikvoid, @vngc, @stanleysunday, @flufflord & Original art by felt zine, including @markdigitalhd, @jawndiego, @_boyheart_, & @luisdejavier

Special Thanks to: Blim, Colgate, Jeremy (Trippyogi),, Izzy (VNGNC), Baron, and An for all of your help with making this exhibition a reality.

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