Next month artMovingProjects gallery in Brooklyn exhibits my blog. I'm in the project space; Zoe Sheehan Saldana appears in the main gallery with "an edition of 96 tobacco seedlings (Nicotiana tabacum Burley) under indoor lights," per the press release. More:
BLOGOpening May 19. More as the date approaches.
"For the first time a blog is shown in a gallery space"
my blog was shown in a gallery recently and it frrreaked me out a bit, an open browser in a gallery.. never got to see it, and i cant really imagine what it was like..
Yeah, it needs to be done. Guthrie--word, somebody had good taste.
i like that this blog is an artwork in itself without ever really breaking the format of default first person blogness, unlike: blogroll.jodi.org/, or a lot of the stuff here: blog-art.blogspot.com, which i feel are doing something pretty diffferent (
I see this performance as a lot like the cubicle group show I was in, where I sat in the cube and worked at the computer in my business casual attire: on the opening night, but also during "office hours"--in other words, every day the space was open I came in and worked. I had no net connection and was channeling "my working conditions circa '95" so I posted about it during non office hours. For BLOG I will also be working during gallery hours, but from home--the posting will be the work, not about the work. (Or both, if I'm feeling "meta.") I'm curious, Guthrie, what was the context of your blog in the gallery and how did you treat it?
hmmmm.... I can't help but be immediately reminded of Arcangels "text piece sans links" and your comments on it. Have you considered where the similarities begin and end?
ohh, whoa -- so are you gonna do some hard core blogging that week, step it up a notch?
You will need to check in with the blog Human Resources dept and explain this lapse. The thread piece sounds good--but the URLs had to be constantly visible and not pushed off the page as you updated. You could probably have done it just as well with a fixed web page. Not a criticism of you---maybe the curators a bit for indiscriminate use of the blog metaphor. [sentence revised after posting]
how much is BLOG selling for?
Good question. I will refer prospective buyers to the gallery.
i'm happy to work out some super complicated per-sale pro-rata profit sharing scheme for contributors during the exhibition for you.
Thanks, but no need--this'll be structured as a "classic" economic exchange. An agreed amount of funds for an editioned disc with the data for the show (html files for each day's posts plus associated files--images, etc.) and a certificate authenticating the work and the size of the edition.
So the Press Release has been out and It looks like no one has a legitimate claim to showing a Blog as art in the context of a gallery.
No, Cory's piece wasn't about showing a blog in a gallery at all. "Offline art show" is a text where Cory described things on the internet he liked without linking to them. The writing appeared on Cory's blog months after the show closed.
Not even close. -I am looking at your blog with the recent animations with the old power mac and it looks great , I just replaced the power source. Do you think we need to buy a faster processor? The problems with the praxis "love " quick time are not present, I will see how it looks compared to my faster notebook.
As long as the animations don't run slow, or page loads, or commenting, and as long as the internet connection is solid, etc. it should be fine. I just don't want people to have the typical "net art experience"--an explanatory placard next to a frozen screen.
This thread is closed due to spam but the blog in a gallery topic continues here.