WHEN ART MEETS THE INTERNET

“Keeping followers interested in what you’re doing amid the noise and clamour of the web creates a pressure to create ‘content’ more than artwork”- Polly Nor Ever since the introduction of Digitalization, the art industry has changed dramatically. The Internet has had a very profound impact on sectors of cultural industries in which the product…

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(Ban)ana Artwork Censorship in Poland

Recently, a protest was organized by the Polish community outside the National Museum of Warsaw over the removal of select artwork. What stands out about this protest is that everyone protesting was eating bananas. The bananas are important because they are featured in the in 1973 video “Consumer Art” by Natalia LL, which was removed…

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LOUISA CLEMENT: REMOTE CONTROL

“What is a human being in a digital age in which the body’s integrity is increasingly questioned through vehement medical and technological interventions?” This is the question that German artist Louisa Clement poses to her audience with her first solo exhibition in the Sprengel Museum of Hannover. People have been controlling machines for decades. The…

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