Artists: Rachel Bone // Nancy Daly // Michelle Herman // Dina Kelbermen // Lindsay McColloch // Molly Springfield // Jenny Walton // Stephanie Williams
In the world of retweets, regrams and now reactions, we are ever constant consumers of material culture in the ever-expanding chasm of the internet, including art. As the internet continues to grow, taking root in and changing all aspects of life, so changes art. Where high artistic achievement was once defined in strictly academic terms, now we see a democratization of the field throughout all the absurd realms of the World Wide Web. So what does it mean to be an artist in the age of the internet? Eight artists explore the organic, commoditized, and fabricated experiences where the lens of various web-based happenings, engagements, and absurdity play a major role.