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You Are Here

Art After the Internet
£15.95

'You Are Here is the best anything I've read in ages ...and I'm jealous I'm not a contributor. I really loved it. It's a joy to see new green shoots of cultural tendencies emerging from barren soil.' - Douglas Coupland, Artist and Author, Generation X

You Are Here: Art After the Internet is the first major publication to critically explore both the effects and affects that the Internet has had on contemporary artistic practices.

Responding to an era that has increasingly chosen to dub itself as 'post-internet', this collective text traces a potted narrative exploring the relationship of the Internet to art practices from the early millennium to the present day.

The book positions itself as a provocation on the current state of cultural production, relying on first-person accounts from artists, writers and curators as the primary source material.

The book raises urgent questions about how we negotiate the formal, aesthetic and conceptual relationship of art and its effects after the ubiquitous rise of the Internet.

Published by Cornerhouse and SPACE.

'Curator and editor Omar Kholief’s recent book of essays and projects from artists has perfectly captured how artists have engaged with the context of the internet. Demonstrating how far things have come from ravers in their bedroom making DIY music on their desktops.' - Francesca Gavin, Visual Arts Editor, Dazed and Confused

'A book of ideas to tear through hungrily and re-read slow.' - Kate Taylor, Programmer, BFI London Film Festival

Read the superb aqnb.com review of the book here...

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Download PDF title sheet

  • Artists James Richards, Jamie Shovlin, Jeremy Bailey, Jon Rafman
  • Authors Sam Ashby, Sophia Al-Maria, Stephanie Bailey, Erika Balsom, Zach Blas, James Bridle, Jennifer Chan, Tyler Coburn, Michael Connor, Jesse Darling, Brian Droitcour, Constant Dullaart, Ed Halter, Omar Kholeif, Gene McHugh, Basak Senova, Brad Troemel, Lucia Pietroiusti, Model Court, Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme, Jeremy Bailey, James Richards
  • Editors Omar Kholeif
  • Publisher Cornerhouse & SPACE
  • ISBN 9780956957177
  • Format softback
  • Pages 272
  • Illustrations 70 colour illustrations
  • Dimensions 232mm x 168mm
  • Weight 636g
  • Publication Date 14 Apr 2014

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