Hello World

Hello World

Hello World is a project in two parts taking as its starting point the emergence of the Internet over the past 20 years as one of the primary means of the dissemination of information.

Part 1:

The first part is a physical exhibition that will take place at the Embassy featuring the work of 6 artists. The work in the show will approach the way in which the Internet has influenced cultural production, in specific relation to practices of appropriation. The increasing digitalisation and distribution of media has spurred a new generation of artists to approach the image in a similar way to that of the supposed ‘pictures generation’, taking extant images and recontextualising them, augmenting meaning or offering new ways of seeing.

Part 2:

The second part will be an experimental seminar with a new link being shared daily, through the sources listed below for the duration of the exhibition.

riverofthe.net by Ryan Trecartin and David Carp

You’re Stealing it Wrong: 30 Years of Inter-Pirate Battles from Jason Scott on Vimeo.

All Together Now by Brian Droitcour

Parasitic Media by Nathan Martin

Ars Electronica Festival 2010: Open Source Life IV, Repair Society (and yourself) (en) from Ars Electronica on Vimeo.

Vale Ubu? by Jack Sargeant

Looking beyond the open source battle by Bobbie Johnson

The Rise of the Network Culture by Manuell Castells

Cyberspace, Or, The Unbearable Closure of Being – Slavoj Zizek


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The Cathedral And The Bazaar by Eric Steven Raymond

The Web Is Dead Long Live The Internet by Chris Anderson

Cache Rules Everything Around Me from Evan Roth on Vimeo.

Teen Image by Seth Price

The meaning of open is obfuscated an interview between Geert Lovink and Andreas Hirsch


Jonathan Horowitz’s inclusion precedes his first ever solo exhibition in a UK public gallery at Dundee Contemporary Arts. Minimalist Works from the Holocaust Museum combines newly commissioned works alongside key works from the last two decades of the artist’s practice. 27.11.10 to 20.02.11

Stina Wirfelt will have an exhibition of new works opening at +44 141 Gallery, Glasgow on the 03.12.10 7:30-9:30pm running until 18.12.10

Darren Banks appears courtesy the artist and Workplace Gallery, Gateshead

Jonathan Horowitz appears courtesy the artist and Gavin Browns Enterprise New York

Darren Banks, Luke Collins, Jonathan Horowitz, Seth Price, Corin Sworn, Stina Wirfelt