2013

NOTHING TO SEE HERE… LA CULTURA VISIVA AI TEMPI DI INTERNET

Nothing to see here

Curated by: Valentina Tanni, Domenico Quaranta

Produced by: Istituto Svizzero di Roma, Milano

Supported by: Link Center for the Arts of the Information Age

Istituto Svizzero di Roma, Milano

Via Vecchio Politecnico 3 (Centro Svizzero), Milano

May 30 – July 12, 2013

Artists: Enrico Boccioletti, Adam Cruces. The show also included: Valentina Tanni’s gallery of art-related memes, Valentina Tanni’s playlist Don’t Watch if You Dislike, and Compiler 04 – Replay, a DVD compilation of artist videos curated by Raffael Doerig.

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2012

COLLECT THE WWWORLD. THE ARTIST AS ARCHIVIST IN THE INTERNET AGE

Curated by: Domenico Quaranta

Co-produced by: the LINK Center for the Arts of the Information Age and 319 Scholes, New York

319 Scholes, New York

319 Scholes Street, Brooklyn, New York

October 16 – November 4, 2012

Opening: October 16, 7.30 PM

Artists: Alterazioni Video (I), Kari Altmann (US), Gazira Babeli (I), Kevin Bewersdorf (US), Aleksandra Domanovic (D), Constant Dullaart (NL), Elisa Giardina Papa (I), Travis Hallenbeck (US), Jason Huff (US), Jodi (NL), Olia Lialina & Dragan Espenschied (D), Eva and Franco Mattes (I), Oliver Laric (D) Jon Rafman (US), Ryder Ripps (US), Evan Roth (US), Ryan Trecartin (US), Brad Troemel (US), Penelope Umbrico (US), Clement Valla (US).

Photo Documentation

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BYOB MILANO

Curated by: Domenico Quaranta

Produced by: LINK Center for the Arts of the Information Age

Museo Pecci Milano

Ripa di Porta Ticinese 113

Thursday, April 12th, 2012, 8 PM -11 PM

Artists: Alterazioni Video, Andreas Angelidakis, Ivano Atzori, Fabrizio Bellomo, Enrico Boccioletti, Paolo Branca (VjVISUALOOP), Martin Butler, Marco Cadioli, Diego Caglioni, Claudia Campus, Sarah Ciracì, Adam Cruces, Sabine Delafon, Carlo dell’Acqua, Matteo Erenbourg, Francesco Fonassi, Helga Franza, Silvia Hell, Iocose, KK,S, Luca Leggero, Les Liens Invisibles, Miltos Manetas, Kenji Matsushita, Marco Mendeni, Filippo Minelli, Molta Gente, Bruno Muzzolini, Otolab, Laurina Paperina, Angelo Plessas, Anja Puntari, Sara Rossi, Claudia Rossini, Rafaël Rozendaal, Santa Ragione, Lorenzo Sarti, Filippo Solibello, Priscilla Tea, Maurizio Temporin, Tonylight, Carloalberto Treccani, Carlo Zanni.

Photo Documentation

Video Documentation

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COLLECT THE WWWORLD. THE ARTIST AS ARCHIVIST IN THE INTERNET AGE

Curated by: Domenico Quaranta

Co-produced by: the LINK Center for the Arts of the Information Age and the House for Electronic Arts Basel

House for Electronic Arts Basel

Oslostrasse 10 – 4023 Basel / Münchenstein

March 9 – May 20, 2012

Opening: March 8, 2012, 6.30 PM

Artists: Alterazioni Video (I), Kari Altmann (USA), Kevin Bewersdorf (USA), Luca Bolognesi (I), Adam Cruces (CH), Aleksandra Domanovic (D), Harm van den Dorpel (NL), Constant Dullaart (NL), Hans-Peter Feldmann (D), Elisa Giardina Papa (I), Travis Hallenbeck (USA), Admir Jahic & Comenius Röthlisberger (CH), Jodi (NL), Olia Lialina & Dragan Espenschied (D), Guthrie Lonergan (USA), Eva and Franco Mattes (I), Alexandra Navratil (CH), Seth Price (USA), Jon Rafman (USA), Claudia Rossini (I), Evan Roth (USA), Travess Smalley (USA), Ryan Trecartin (USA)

Press folder and reviews

Photo documentation

Video documentation

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2011

 

COLLECT THE WWWORLD. THE ARTIST AS ARCHIVIST IN THE INTERNET AGE

Curated by: Domenico Quaranta
Produced by: LINK Center for the Arts of the Information Age
Spazio Contemporanea
Corsetto Sant’Agata, 22 – Brescia
September 24 – October 15, 2011, 3.00 – 7.00 PM
Preview: September 23, 2011, 3.30 PM
Opening: September 24, 2011, 6.30 PM

Artists: Alterazioni Video (IT), Kari Altmann (US), Cory Arcangel (US), Gazira Babeli (IT), Kevin Bewersdorf (US), Luca Bolognesi (IT), Natalie Bookchin (US), Petra Cortright (US), Aleksandra Domanovic (DE), Harm van den Dorpel (NL), Constant Dullaart (NL), Hans Peter Feldmann (DE), Elisa Giardina Papa (IT), Travis Hallenbeck (US), Jodi (NL), Oliver Laric (DE), Olia Lialina & Dragan Espenschied (DE), Guthrie Lonergan (US), Eva and Franco Mattes (IT), Seth Price (US), Jon Rafman (US), Claudia Rossini (IT), Evan Roth (US), Travess Smalley (US), Ryan Trecartin (US).

Catalogue
Photo documentation
Video documentation (Youtube)
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ITALIANS DO IT BETTER!!

Curated by: Domenico Quaranta, Matteo Bittanti
For: Neoludica. Art Is A Game 2011 – 1966
As part of: 54. Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte – la Biennale di Venezia, Eventi collaterali
Location: Sala Dei Laneri, Santa Croce 131, Venezia
Dates: June 1 – November 27, 2011

Artists: Matteo Bittanti + IOCOSE, Marco Cadioli, Mauro Ceolin, Damiano Colacito, Les Liens Invisibles, Miltos Manetas, Eva & Franco Mattes aka 0100101110101101.ORG, Molleindustria, Antonio Riello, Santa Ragione, Federico Solmi, Stefano Spera, Tonylight, Vjvisualoop, Carlo Zanni.

Photo documentation (Google)
Catalogue essay: Italian | English
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BYOB VENEZIA 2011

Curated by: Rafael Rozendaal for Padiglione Internet 2011
Curatorial advisors: Margherita Balzerani, Gloria Maria Cappelletti, Caroline Corbetta, Silvia Ferri De Lazara, Marina Fokidis, Elena Giulia Rossi, Valentina Tanni, Mara Sartore, Yvonne Force Villareal, Doreen Reemen and Jan Aman, Manuel Frara, David Quiles Guilló, Miltos Manetas, Lev Manovich, Angelo Plessas, Domenico Quaranta, Francesco Urbano and Francesco Ragazzi.
Location: Accademia di Belle Arti, Isola di San Servolo, Venice
Dates: June 2, 2011.

Artists: Agnes Bolt, Alterazioni Video, Andreas Angelidakis, Angelo Plessas, Anna Franceschini, Billy Rennekamp, Britta Thie, Claudia Rossini, Cristian Bugatti, Eilis McDonald, Elisa Giardina Papa, Giallo Concialdi, Hayley Silverman, Interno3, Iocose, Jaime Martinez, Jeremy Bailey, KUNSTKAMMER, Les liens invisibles, LG Williams/Estate Of LG Williams, Luca Bolognesi, LuckyPDF, Marc Kremers, Marco Cadioli, Marisa Olson, Marlous Borm, Martin Cole, Matteo Erenbourg, Mai Ueda, Mike Ruiz, Miltos Manetas, Nazareno Crea, Nikola Tosic, Parker Ito, Pegy Zali, Petros Moris, Priscilla Tea, Protey Temen, Rafaël Rozendaal, Rene Abythe, Riley Harmon, Sarah Ciraci, Sarah Hartnett, Theodoros Giannakis, UBERMORGEN.COM, Valery Grancer, Wojciech Kosma, Yuri Pattison, Constant Dullaart, Daniel Swan, Duncan Malashock, Jodi, Panos Tsagaris, Travess Smalley, Jerstin Crosby, James Robert Southard, Jamie Walters.

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DE_ZER VOL. 1 – 2 – 3 – 4

Curated by: Domenico Quaranta for the DEberlusconiZER
Location: online
Dates: April 26 – June 15, 2011

Artists: Claudia Rossini (IT), Alterazionivideo (IT), Aram Bartholl (DE), Paolo Cirio (IT), Filippo Minelli (IT), UBERMORGEN.COM (AT), Maddalena Fragnito (IT), Les Liens Invisibles (IT), Jon Cohrs (US), Luca Bolognesi (IT), Salvatore Iaconesi (IT).

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RAISE YOUR FLAG! SPEEDSHOW BARCELONA

Curated by: Domenico Quaranta for The Influencers 2011
Location: Bornet Cyber Café – C/ Barra de Ferro, 3 – 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Dates: Saturday, April 16, 2011

Artists: Ryder Ripps, Scott Ostler, Tim Baker & Stefan Moore (US), Jon Rafman (CA), Parker Ito (US), Micah Schippa (US), Tabor Robak (CA) & John Transue (US), Iocose (IT), Ryan Trecartin & David Karp (US), Anonymous, Oliver Laric (DE), Aaron Meyers (US), Aaron Koblin (US) & Daniel Massey (ME), Spirit Surfers (US), Johnatan Vingiano & Brad Troemel (US).

Curatorial statement (pdf)
Photo documentation (Google)
Video documentation (Vimeo)
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LIVING CODES

Curated by: Domenico Quaranta
Location: Paci Artecontemporanea, Brescia (Italy)
Dates: December 18, 2010 – February 8, 2011

Artists: Miguel Chevalier (FR), Alessandro Capozzo (IT) and Alex Dragulescu (USA)
Catalogue essayItalian / English
Photo documentation (Google)

 

2010

 

RE:akt! | reconstruction, re-enactment, re-reporting

Curated by: Domenico Quaranta
Location: Maribor Art Gallery in Maribor, Slovenia
Trg Leona Štuklja 2, Maribor, Slovenia
21 October – 19 November 2010

Artists: Lucas Bambozzi, Vaginal Davis, IOCOSE, Irwin, Janez Janša, Janez Janša, Janez Janša, Eva and Franco Mattes (aka 0100101110101101.ORG), OHO group, SilentCell Network (Mare Bulc, Janez Janša, Bojana Kunst, Igor Štromajer)

Catalogue (preview on Google Books)
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Photo documentation (Google)

PLAYLIST. Playing Games, Music, Art

Curated by: Domenico Quaranta
For: iMAL, Center for Digital Cultures and Technologies, Bruxelles

Koolmijnenkaai 30 Quai des Charbonnages, 1080
June 4 – August 21, 2010

Artists: 2 Player Productions (US), Alex Bond / Enso (US), Boogerlab (NZ), The C-Men (NL), Paul B. Davis (UK), James Dingle (US), Jeff Donaldson / noteNdo (US), Julien Ducourthial (FR), Entter (SP), Dragan Espenschied (DE), Gino Esposto / Micromusic.net (CH), Gijs Gieskes (NL), André Gonçalves (PT), Chantal Goret (BE), Goto80 (SE), Jodi (BE / NL), Mike Johnston / Mike in Mono (UK), Joey Mariano / Animal Style (US), Rosa Menkman (NL), Raquel Meyers (SP), Mikro Orchestra (PL), Don Miller / NO CARRIER (US), Erik Nilsson (SE), Nullsleep (US), Tristan Perich (US), Rabato (SP), Gebhard Sengmuller (AT), Alexei Shulgin (RU), Paul Slocum (US), Tonylight (IT), VjVISUALOOP (IT).

Photo documentation:

My photo set (Google)
Rosa Menkman’s photo set
Yannick Antoine’s photo set
Marc Wathieu’s photo set

Video documentation:

Video documentation (featuring Yves Bernard)
Tonylight & Notendo live at Playlist
Goto80 at Playlist (Rosa Menkman)

Press:

Les technos à gogo, l’expo rétro“, in Ygaw!, August 15, 2010

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ARCO Madrid 2010 – Expanded Box

Curated by: Domenico Quaranta
For: Madrid, Arco Art Fair, February 17 – 21, 2010
Official website

Galleries and artists: [DAM]Berlin, Berlin / BOREDOMRESEARCH; Alma Gallery, Riga / GINTS GABRANS;  Art Claims Impulse, Berlin / JULIUS VON BISMARCK AND BENJAMIN MAUS; Arthobler, Porto / JAKUB NEPRAS; DNA Galerie, Berlin / MARIANA VASSILEVA; Fabio Paris Art Gallery, Brescia / EVA AND FRANCO MATTES AKA 0100101110101101.ORG; Gentili Apri, Berlin / JODI; Haunch of Venison, London / RAPHAEL LOZANO-HEMMER.

Curatorial statement

Press release (English)

Photo documentation:

My photo set (Google)
Marius Watz’s photo set

Whole Earth Catalogue

Video selection for the series “Playlist”, Neoncampobase, Bologna (Italy)
Opening: January 27, 2010
Curated by: Domenico Quaranta.

Artists: AIDS-3D (Daniel Keller & Nik Kosmas, US/DE), Cory Arcangel (US), Brody Condon (US), Petra Cortright (US), Paul B. Davis (UK/US),  Constant Dullaart (NL), Martijn Hendriks (NL), Jodi (BE/NL),  Martin Kohout (CZ/DE), Oliver Laric (DE), Les Liens Invisibles (IT), Miltos Manetas (GR/UK), Pascual Sisto (US), Paul Slocum (US),  Harm Van den Dorpel (NL), Damon Zucconi (US).

Curatorial statement (Italian | English)

 

2009

 

PLAYLIST. Playing Games, Music, Art

Curated by: Domenico Quaranta
For: LABoral Centro de Arte y Creacion Industrial, Gijon
Los Prados, 121, 33394 Gijón
December 18, 2009 – May 17, 2010

Artists: Paul B. Davis (UK), Jeff Donaldson / NoteNdo (DE), Dragan Espenschied (DE), Gino Esposto / Micromusic.net (CH), Gijs Gieskes (NL), André Gonçalves (PT), Mike Johnston / Mike in Mono (UK), Joey Mariano / Animal Style (US), Raquel Meyers (SP), Mikro Orchestra (PL), Don Miller / No-carrier (US), Jeremiah Johnson / Nullsleep (US), Tristan Perich (US), Rabato (SP), Gebhard Sengmüller (AT), Alexei Shulgin (RU), Paul Slocum (USA), Tonylight (IT), VjVISUALOOP (IT).

Photo documentation:

My photo set (Google)

Regine Debatty’s photo set
Valentina Tanni’s photo set

Video documentation:

Video by Paolo Branca
Video interview with the curator
Performance by Goto80 and Raquel Meyers
Paul B. Davis for The Creators Project

Press:

Marie Lechner, “Playlist» secoue les puces“, in Liberation, 04.02.10 (fr).
Yessica Alonso, “Reciclaje tecnologico como arma creativa“, in I Like Magazine, Issue 4, February 2010.
Arnau Horta, “Super Mario es el mensaje“, in La Vanguardia, 5 mayo 2010.
Valentina Tanni, “Old new media asturiani“, in Exibart, February 9, 2010 (ita).
Greg J. Smith, 8-bit Rockers, in Serial Consign, 04.02.10 (eng).
Regine Debatty, “Playlist. Playing Games, Music, Art“, in we-make-money-not-art, 10.01.10 (eng).
Regine Debatty, “Playlist, it’s not (just) about nostalgia“, in we-make-money-not-art, 15.01.10 (eng).
Regine Debatty, “Playlist: the physical dimension“, in we-make-money-not-art, 18.01.10.
Anders Carlsson, “Playlist Exhibition: Materialism vs Symbolics, Music vs Visuals“, in Chipflip, December 22, 2009 (eng).
Yves Bernard, “PlayList at Laboral: 8-bit / chiptune“, in ArtNumeur, January 2010 (fr).
Marco Rossari, “Se non sai cos’è, è net art“, in Wired, issue 11, January 2010, p. 103.

Official Website
Downloadable Catalogue (.pdf)

Once Upon a Time in the West

Curated by: Domenico Quaranta
For: Pixxelpoint Festival, Nova Gorica
Kulturni Dom Nova Gorica, Nova Gorica (Slovenia)
December 4 – 11, 2009

Artists: AIDS-3D (Germany), Mats Andren & Anders Carlsson (Sweden), Michael Bell Smith (USA), David Blackmore (UK), Ian Bogost (USA), BridA / Tom Kerševan, Sendi Mango, Jurij Pavlica (Slovenia), Wayne Clements (UK), Vuk Ćosić (Slovenia), Chris Coy (USA), Florian Cramer (The Netherlands), Olle Essvik (Sweden), Vladimir Frelih (Croatia), Darko Fritz (Croatia), James Houston (UK), IOcose (Italy), Tom Jennings (USA), Oliver Larić (Germany), Les Liens Invisibles (Italy), Olia Lialina (Germany), Paul Matosic (UK), Eilis McDonald (Ireland), Rosa Menkman (The Netherlands), Rafael Rozendaal (The Netherlands), Thatisaworkaround (Greece), Thisgasthing (Italy), Eugenio Tisselli (Spain), Tonylight (Italy), UBERMORGEN.COM (Austria), Harm Van Den Dorpel (The Netherlands), Windows Media Players (UK), Math Wrath.

Press release (English)
Official Website
Dowloadable Catalogue (.pdf)

Photo documentation (Google)

Gazira Babeli: Acting as Aliens

Curated by: Domenico Quaranta
For: Kapelica Gallery, Ljubljana
November 3 – 15, 2009
Opening and performance: November 3, 9.00 PM (CET)
Production: Aksioma

Photo and video documentation
Text by Patrick Lichty

Press (Selected):

- “Gazira Babeli: Acting as Aliens”. A review by Flaminio Gualdoni.
- “Aliena e maga l’artista di oggi“. A review by Agnese Trocchi in Stile.it, 27.10.09.
- “Umetnost v virtualnosti“. A review by Ida Hiršenfelder, published in Dnevnik, 04.11.09.
- Video interview on Vest.si

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HYPERLUCID. Training to live in a new reality

Curated by: Domenico Quaranta
For: Prague Biennale 4
Karlin Hall, Thamova 8 – Praga 8
May 14 – July 26, 2009

Directors and General Curators: Helena Kontova and Giancarlo Politi
General Editor / Curatorial Advisor: Nicola Trezzi

Artists: Alterazioni Video; Gazira Babeli; Shane Hope; Miltos Manetas; Gerhard Mantz; Eva and Franco Mattes; UBERMORGEN.COM; Damon Zucconi.

Prague Biennale
Catalogue text (pdf)
Photo documentation (Google)

KIOSK. Artefacts of a Post-Digital Age

Curated by: Yves Bernard (Belgium) and Domenico Quaranta (Italy)
For: STRP Festival, Eindhoven
2 – 13 April 2009
Clokgebouw, Eindhoven, Netherlands

Artists: Boredomresearch (UK), Jim Campbell (USA), Alessandro Capozzo and Katja Noppes (IT/USA), Driessens & Verstappen (NL), LAb[au] (BE), Golan Levin (USA), Olia Lialina & Dragan Espenschied (RU+DE), Manfred Mohr (DE), Mark Napier (USA), Bjön Schülke (DE), Yacine Sebti (BE), Sakurako Shimizu (USA), Alexei Shulgin & Aristarkh Chernyshev (RU), Tonylight (Antonio Cavadini, IT), Siebren Versteeg (USA), Peter Vogel (DE), Marius Watz (NO)

Press release (eng)

Photo & video documentation:

Google (photo Alessandro Capozzo)
Yves Bernard’s Flickr
Video documentation

RE:akt! | reconstruction, re-enactment, re-reporting

MNAC – National Museum of Contemporary Art Bucharest
January 22 gennaio – March 13, 2009

Featured Artists: Lucas Bambozzi, Vaginal Davis, Quentin Drouet, IRWIN, Janez Janša, Janez Janša, Janez Janša, Eva and Franco Mattes (aka 0100101110101101.ORG), SilentCell Network.

ŠKUC Gallery
Stari trg 21, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
March 25 – April 17, 2009
Opening: March 25, 2009, at 20:00

Featured Artists: Lucas Bambozzi, Vaginal Davis, Quentin Drouet, IRWIN, Janez Janša, Janez Janša, Janez Janša, Eva and Franco Mattes (aka 0100101110101101.ORG), SilentCell Network

MMSU – Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Rijeka
Dolac 1/II, Rijeka, Croatia
28 May – 21 June 2009
Exhibition curator: Domenico Quaranta
Platform conceived by: Janez Janša

Featured artists: Lucas Bambozzi, Vaginal Davis, Quentin Drouet, Janez Janša, Janez Janša, Janez Janša, Irwin, Eva and Franco Mattes (aka 0100101110101101.ORG), OHO group, SilentCell Network (Mare Bulc, Janez Janša, Bojana Kunst, Igor Štromajer).

Photo documentation:

Photo documentation (Google)

Video Documentation:

Video by Janez Jansa (Vimeo)
Video by veioza arte (Vimeo)
Video essay – Domenico Quaranta (Vimeo)
Video essay – Antonio Caronia (Vimeo)

Catalogue (preview on Google Books)
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ARCO Madrid 2009 – Expanded Box

Madrid, Arco Art Fair, February 11 – 16, 2009
Official website
Curators: Domenico Quaranta (stands); Carolina Grau (cinema)

Galleries and artists (stands): Arc Projects, Sofia / THOMSON & CRAIGHEAD; Ernst Hilger, Vienna / JOHN GERRARD; Fabio Paris Art Gallery, Brescia / UBERMORGEN.COM; Fortlaan 17, Gent / LAWRENCE MALSTAF; MS Galeria, Madrid / ESTHER MANAS & ARASH MOORI; One and J Gallery, Seoul / KIM JONGKU; Project Gentili, Prato / JOAN LEANDRE; Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi / PORS AND RAO.

Curatorial statement (pdf)

Press (selected):

- Roberta Bosco, ‘Software’ y pan en la cara, in El Pais “Babelia”, February 7, 2009, p. 11. Download pdf.
- Roberta Bosco, Stefano Caldana,”El arte digital entra en casa…”, in El Pais, February 19, 2009, p. 8. Download pdf.
- Regine Debatty, “ARCO Beep New Media Award“, in we-make-money-not-art, February 13, 2009.
- Regine Debatty, “ARCO. Expanded Box“, in we-make-money-not-art, February 27, 2009.
- Marco Mancuso, “EXPANDED ART, EXPANDED BOX“, in Digimag 42, March 2009.
- Jon Ippolito & Joline Blais, “Out of the Hothouse and into the World“, in ThoughtMesh, March 2009.
- Geert Lovink, “Discussing the Crisis in New Media Art @ ARCO Madrid“, in net critique, February 16, 2009.

Photo documentation (Google)

 

2008

 

FOR GOD’S SAKE! PIXXELPOINT 2008

Curated by Domenico Quaranta
Nova Gorica (Slovenia), Mestna Galerija Nova Gorica
December 5 – 12, 2008

Press release (English)

Press & Media (selected):

Rhizome.org (Marisa Olson)
RTVSLO
VEST.SI (video interview with Mateja Poljšak-Furlan, Mestna Galerija Nova Gorica)

Photo documentation (Google)
Catalogue (downloadable from Google Books)
Official Website

HOLY FIRE: ART OF THE DIGITAL AGE

Exibition curated and catalogue edited by: Domenico Quaranta, Yves Bernard
Bruxelles, April 18 – 30, 2008
iMAL Center for Digital Cultures and Technologies
ArtBrussels 2008

Artists: Cory Arcangel (USA), Gazira Babeli (SL), Boredomresearch (UK), Christophe Bruno (FR), Grégory Chatonsky (FR), Miguel Chevalier (FR), Vuk Cosic (SLO), Shane Hope (USA), Jodi (BE/NL), Lab[au] (BE), Joan Leandre (SP), Olia Lialina & Dragan Espenschied (RU/DE), Golan Levin (USA), Eva and Franco Mattes aka 0100101110101101.ORG (IT), Alison Mealey (UK), Mark Napier (USA), Casey Reas (USA), Charles Sandison (UK/FI), Antoine Schmitt (FR), Yacine Sebti (BE), Alexei Shulgin & Aristarkh Chernyshev (RU), John F. Simon, Jr. (USA), Paul Slocum (USA), Wolfgang Staehle (USA), Eddo Stern (USA), Ubermorgen.com (AT), Carlo Zanni (IT).

Galleries: Bitforms, New York; DAM Gallery, Berlin; Fabio Paris Art Gallery, Brescia; Numeriscausa, Paris; Postmasters, New York; Project Gentili, Prato; Rodolphe Janssen Gallery, Brussels; XL Gallery, Moscow.

Press release (Italian / English)

Selected press:

El Païs (spanish); we-make-money-not-artPoptronics (french); Knack (Vlaamse); RhizomeReport of the debate at Art Brussels, by Packed (Vlaamse); Digimag 34, May 2008 (italian); Nilo Casares, “El estado del collecionismo digital”, in ABC, supplemento “ABCD las artes y las letras”, Madrid, 10 maggio 2008 (spanish).

Photo and video documentation:

Holy Fire on Flickr
Video of the iMAL opening (YouTube)
Holy Fire Remixed by artisopensource.net

My photo documentation (Google)

Catalogue (buy and free download)
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2007

 

THE GATE (or Hole in Space, Reloaded)

Installation connecting real life and Second Life
Authors: Yannick Antoine, Yves Bernard (BE)
Curatorial Assistance: Domenico Quaranta (IT), Sugar Seville (SL)
Opening Performance: Second Front
iMAL Center for Digital Cultures and Technology, Brussels; Odyssey Contemporary Art and Performance, Second Life (Odyssey 122/45/25)
04/10/07 – 07/10/07

Photo documentation:

Photos by Yannick Antoine

My documentation (Google)

Video documentation:

Video by Second Front

Reviews and texts:

Osprey, “Second Front at The Gate“, in Second Life Art News, October 5, 2007.
Marshall Sponder, “The Gate – merging Second Life with Real Life“, in WebMetricsGuru, September 30, 2007.
Sascha Pohflepp, “iMAL opening“, in we-make-money-not-art, October 8, 2007.
Astrid Girardeau, “iMAL, du numérique au coeur de Bruxelles“, in écrans, October 4, 2007.
D. Quaranta, “Open considerations on The Gate. Part 1“, in Digimag 29, November 07.
D. Quaranta, “Open considerations on The Gate. Part 2“, in Digimag 30, December 07.

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2006

 

SECOND LIFE / REAL LIFE

Curated by Domenico Quaranta
Artists: Gazira Babeli, Damiano Colacito

Pescara Electronic Artists Meeting – The Diamond
6 – 10 December 2006
Official Website: http://www.artificialia.com/peam2006/english.html
Press release

Curatorial statement

Press:

- Claudio Gervasoni, “La realtà virtuale diventa materiale, al Peam 2006“, in Mytech, December 7, 2006
- Regine Debatty,“The Second Life code performer” , in We-make-money-not-art, November 27, 2006
- Claudio Gervasoni, “La realtà virtuale diventa materiale, al Peam 2006″ , in Mytech, December 7, 2006

Photo documentation (Google)

GameScapes. Videogame Landscapes and Cities in the Works of Five International Artists

Curated by Rosanna Pavoni
Scientific committee: Matteo Bittanti & Domenico Quaranta
Monza Civic Gallery
Monza, Italy, via Camperio 1
October 13 – 29, 2006. Free Entrance
Catalogue published by Johan & Levi

Catalogue text (English)

Featured artists: Cory Arcangel, Mauro Ceolin, Jonathan Haddock, Eddo Stern e Carlo Zanni.

Press (selected):

Teknemedia 03.10.2006
Alice Spadacini, Teknemedia 19.10.2006
Ivan FulcoLa Stampa, 16/20/2006
Paolo Branca, Digicult, March 2007
MyTech, Panorama, 16/10/2006
Rosa RoccardoCorriere della Sera, 12/10/2006

Photo documentation (Google)
Video documentation (by Paolo Branca)

IN_RETE – MINIARTEXTIL 2006

Como (Italy), various venues, October 7 – November 12, 2006
Organization: Arte&Arte
Curated by: Luciano Caramel
Net art section curated by Domenico Quaranta
Artists: Alessandro Capozzo & Katia Noppes (IT), Gianni Corino & Lorenzo Verna (IT), Andy Deck (USA), Cat Mazza (USA), Lisa Jevbratt (USA).

Photo documentation (Google)
Catalogue text (English)

C.STEM. Art Electronic Systems and Software Art

Turin (Italy), 32 Dicembre / AB+ Club
June 1 – 2, 2006
web. http://www.cstem.it/
Organization: 32 Dicembre
Coordination: Fabio Franchino
Curated by: Domenico Quaranta

Artists: Marius Watz (Norvegia), Limiteazero (Italia), Alessandro Capozzo (Italia), Fabio Franchino (Italia).

Photo documentation:
Abusedmedia’s Flickr Set. Photos courtesy Andrea Macchia
Marius Watz’s Flickr Set

Press:
- Regine Debatty, “C.STEM conference”, in we make money not artPart 1 (June 3, 2006) and Part 2 (June 6, 2006).

Catalogue:

Generative Ars (essay) – republished in In Your Computer, 2010 (buy or download)
Generative (Inter)Views (interviews with the artists) – download

More info

RADICAL SOFTWARE

Curated by Domenico Quaranta
PIEMONTE SHARE FESTIVAL 2006 – LIMITLESS
Turin (Italy), Accademia Albertina, March 8, 2006 – March 12, 2006
web. http://www.toshare.it/

Featured Artists: ][MEZ][, [EPIDEMIC], AMY ALEXANDER, CORY ARCANGEL (BEIGE) + PAPERRAD, MARKETA BANKOVA, WAYNE CLEMENTS, GUERRIGLIAMARKETING.IT + MOLLEINDUSTRIA.IT, PETER LUINING, K-HELLO, MOLLEINDUSTRIA.IT, ROVEBOTICS, UBERMORGEN.COM featuring ALESSANDRO LUDOVICO & PAOLO CIRIO.

Catalogue text (English)
Photo documentation (Google)

 

2005

 

CONNESSIONI LEGGENDARIE – NET.ART 1995-2005

Curated by Luca Lampo
Scientific Board: 0100101110101101.ORG, Marco Deseriis, Domenico Quaranta
Organization and production: Gabriele Miccichè, Alessandro Mininno
Texts for the catalogue and for the exibition panels: Marco Deseriis and Domenico Quaranta
Mediateca di Santa Teresa – Via della Moscova 28, Milan, Italy
October 20 – November 10, 2005

Artists: Ubermorgen (Austria), The Yes Men (U.S.A.), Surveillance Camera Players (U.S.A.), Sebastian J. F. (Austria), RTMARK (U.S.A.), Joan Leandre \ retroYou (Spain), Mark Napier (U.S.A.), Natalie Bookchin (U.S.A.), Jodi (Holland), 0100101110101101.ORG (Italia), Jaromil (Italy/Austria), I/O/D (U.K.), Heath Bunting (U.K.), Florian Cramer (Germany), Electronic Disturbance Theater (U.S.A.), Cornelia Sollfrank (Germany), Alexei Shulgin (Russia), Alexander R. Galloway (U.S.A.), Adrian Ward (U.K.), [epidemiC] (Italy), Amy Alexander (U.S.A.), Mongrel Project (U.K.), Eldar Karhalev & Ivan Khimin (Russia), etoy (U.S.A./Holland/Germany/Austria), Vuk Cosic (Slovenia)

Press Release (downloadable pdf)

Downloadable Catalogue (Italian only)
The Legend of net.art (English) – published in In Your Computer, 2010 (buy or download)

Photo documentation (Google)

Press (selected):

- Marco Mancuso, “Connessioni Leggendarie. Interview to net.art“, in Digimag09, November 2005.
- “Connessioni Leggendarie, mostra storica di net art a Milano“, in Neural.it, October 19, 2005.
- Marco Enrico Giacomelli, “Connessioni Leggendarie“, in Exibart, November 1, 2005.

More:

- “Digital Actionism and Media Hacking“. Lecture by UBERMORGEN.COM, Mediateca Santa Teresa, November 4, 2005.
- Domenico Quaranta, “Lost in Translation. Or, bringing Net Art to another Place – pardon, Context.”, in Vague Terrain, September 2008.
- Original website at Archive.org

IN & OUT. OPERA E AMBIENTE NELLA DIMENSIONE GLOCAL. Premio Michetti – 56a ed.

Curated by Luciano Caramel
New Media Art section curated by Domenico Quaranta
July 23 – August 31, 2005, Fondazione Michetti, Francavilla al mare (CH, Italy)

Artists: Marco Cadioli, Davide Grassi and Igor Stromajer, Olia Lialina, Limiteazero, 0100101110101101.ORG, Josh On, Carlo Zanni and Yucef Merhi.

Catalogue text (Italian)
Photo documentation (Google)

GameScenes / Videoludic Scenaries

Curated by Domenico Quaranta
as a section of Piemonte Share Festival 2005, Turin (Italy), Palazzo Cavour, February 24 febbraio – March 1, 2005.

Artists: Mauro Ceolin (ITA), Jeremiah Johnson aka nullsleep (USA), John Klima (USA), Martin Le Chevallier (FRA), Gonzalo Frasca – Newsgaming (URY), Selectparks (AU), Antonio Riello (ITA), Josh On (USA), Carlo Zanni (ITA), Brody Condon (USA), JODI (NLD), Kinematic Collective (USA), RETROYOU (ESP), Eddo Stern (USA), Josephine Starrs & Leon Cmielewski (AUS), TWCDC (USA), 8bitpeople (nullsleep’s selection); Micropupazzo (ITA – DE); Role Model (Johan Kotlinski, SWE); Tonylight (ITA); Oliver Wittchow (DE); Gameboyzz Orchestra (POL).

Photo documentation (Google)

 

2004

 

dynamo

Curated by Valentina Tanni and Domenico Quaranta
Online exhibition organized as part of the event epi-démia: tre giorni di arte contemporanea a Palazzo Nuovo. Torino, Palazzo Nuovo, October 11 – 13, 2004.

Artists: Han Hoogerbrugge, Olia Lialina & Dragan Espenschied, Mongrel, k-Hello, 0100101110101101.org, Jodi.org, EpidemiC, Luca Bertini, Carlo Zanni, Davide Grassi and Igor Stromajer, Etoy, Josh On.

 

 

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