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Frank Stella & Andres Reisinger

Stella works with digital modeling as a tool to realize physical sculptures. Reisinger uses similar software as his primary medium.

The two artists discuss the role of software in their process, as well as light and motion in both digital and physical sculpture.

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David Rudnick & Metahaven

How are the parameters of design shifting in the twenty-first century, as digital media and spaces displace analog ones?

Rudnick and his mentor discuss how they incorporate tectonic shifts in communication into the form and content of their respective practices.

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A variety of pop-ups with confrontational messages that include "We're all racist," "This was a setup," and "I am begging you," appear on the homepage of the Whitney Museum of Art website.

Ryan Kuo & Zach Gage

How does ownership operate? How do numbers represent meaning?

Two artists who use digital tools to design evocative interactions discuss metrics, value, and other concepts they both explore in their work.

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Critical Perspectives


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Commentary

Meaningful Returns

For activists frustrated with the pace of change in the physical world, NFTs are opening up new ways of thinking about the digital repatriation of looted African artifacts.

Meaningful Returns
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Criticism

Wellness Program

Maya Man’s generative art project about the aesthetics and messaging of self-care memes builds on her exploration of performing femininity online.

Wellness Program
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Criticism

The Question of Ragequitting

Two stories from Documenta 15 offer starkly different perspectives on the blockchain’s utility for artist communities.

The Question of Ragequitting

The Hirsch Truth

Ann Hirsch, a pioneer of social media art and the grandmother of selfie feminism, shares her critical takes on NFTs
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What Outland has done so far, and where things are headed The First Hundred Days

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