The New Aesthetic is a new art meme, originally defined by James Bridle as a method of collecting materials which point towards an infatuation with the agency of computing. Although it has existed in it's current form since last year, it's sudden emergence has set off plenty of scholars, writers and artists into profuse flusters. But here's the question - can the new aesthetic be more than a meme? More to the point, does it want to be? Is it capable of a direction?
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Two-part exercise to map CCTV cameras around Whitehall, London, within a zone covered by SOCPA (Serious and Organized Crime and Police Act 2005). A map of the hundreds of cameras in the zone was made over two days of observation. the second part involved mapping the range of one of these cameras, no. 40 in Villiers street, by intercepting its signal as it was transmitted wirelessly without encryption.
Entropy8Zuper! Were Founded in 1999 from the merger of entropy8.com which was founded in 1995, and zuper.com were founded 1995; Self-employed designers of hypermedia projects, Independent artists using new media and the internet.
A series of web-based artworks that mix the personal lives of the authors and political and social commentary with the mythical texts of the Bible. From joyous celebration of creation and the discovery of divine love, over the hardships of marrying personal fantasies with harsh realities and the cynical symmetry between a so called Book of Love and the War on Terror, to its painful conclusion in death.
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