No, but I wish I was! This looks like a long overdue critique - espc. the
questions of depiction, realism and market success. I think the lunch
bytes series is filmed though.
> Anybody here going to this event in Berlin today and tomorrow?
> Any reports about the event would be gratefully received.
> I'm really interested in this final panel and what Melissa has to say
> about why the concerns and methodologies of internet artists' (as opposed
> to post-internet artists) did not 'seem to have taken off'
> "What Was Pre-Post-Internet? Why Net Art and Cybernetics Are Forgotten"
> Keynote Lecture
> ◆ Melissa Gronlund, writer, critic, co-editor of Afterall journal,
> London/Abu Dhabi
> In her presentation Melissa Gronlund will contest the notion that the
> present postinternet moment occupies a uniquely ahistorical position based
> on the enormity of the internet's effects on daily life. The histories of
> net art, cybernetics, and other new media forms, which would appear to be
> the obvious forerunners to today's internet-based art, are not typically
> cited by artists as relevant, nor do their concerns and methodologies seem
> to have taken off. This presentation will offer some hypotheses as to why
> this might be the case, including a shift away from modernism and towards
> depiction and literary realism. Other contextual factors, such as the role
> of contemporary internet art in the art world and market, will be