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07-05-2014 – ReWICs 2014 – Talk Jacques Urbanska – Underground 2.0…

07-05-2014 – ReWICs 2014 – Talk Jacques Urbanska – Underground 2.0…

 Charleroi > La Géode > 10:40

Underground 2.0… les nouvelles cultures numériques alternatives, talk by artist/Web curator Jacques Urbanska provides a first introduction to Net Art hacktivist illustrated by numerous examples of works connected or from the Web culture, using networks as a raw material for the creation and activism. If the term Net Art even now includes a whole series of works created by, for and with the Internet, significant differences were found between those who use the Web to produce visual artworks to be broadcast over the network and almost exclusively on screen and other forms that break with the usual configuration.

With the advent of Web 2.0 and social networks to the mid-2000s, a new generation of artists has taken over these new territories of creation and diversion. Their hyperactivity and their hyperproductivity tenfold virality and have always greatly amplify their presence. More rare and discreet are those who explore networks as a way to reinvent the boundaries and rules that govern the current Internet, to show its fragility or accelerate its dissolution in “real life” (IRL). These tend to “get out” of the dual – screen web, using connected objects or invent, to work on new man-machine interfaces, creating tools and community platforms, or simply to implement new independent Internet networks…