The Gimzo and the Gaze: Discerning VR, the Virtual and Virtuality through a Select Micro-History—1977 to the present.

In 1988, Bay Press in Seattle published “Vision and Visuality,” edited by the cultural writer and art historian, Hal Foster. The book is a collection of transcripts and essays by historians, teachers and theorists who participated in a 1987 symposium, organized by Foster and the Dia Foundation on the “modes of vision.” “Vision and Visuality” was part of a series of publications called, “Discussions in Contemporary Culture.” … More The Gimzo and the Gaze: Discerning VR, the Virtual and Virtuality through a Select Micro-History—1977 to the present.

Genealogies of the New Aesthetic

Christiane Paul and Malcolm Levy

Whether or not you believe in the theoretical and art-historical value of the concept of a New Aesthetic – and the related buzz surrounding the labels of post-digital, post-Internet, post-medium – their rapid spread throughout art networks testifies to a need for terminologies that capture a certain condition of cultural and artistic practice in the early 21st century … More Genealogies of the New Aesthetic

2017-18 Viralnet Research Fellow – Tyler Calkin

Tyler Calkin is an interdisciplinary artist based in Los Angeles. His work has been exhibited and performed in art and educational institutions around the world, including Cercle Blanc Gallery in Berlin, studio1.1 in London, Tsinghua University in Beijing, KUArt in Nepal, Tec de Monterrey in Mexico, Centre for the Living Arts in Mobile, AL, and … More 2017-18 Viralnet Research Fellow – Tyler Calkin