Eduardo Williams’s debut feature takes us around the world on an ethnographic tour of labor, leisure, and logins.
An architect talks about her data maps of urban conflict from Brooklyn to Aleppo.
Tommy Pico’s IRL searches the catacombs of history and hashtags of today to create what can’t be salvaged.
Werner Herzog’s phoned-in tech film, Lo and Behold, is an ad in disguise.
“The Internet is a predatory network that is, on one side, potentially a very coercive tool of totalitarian power and, on the other side, a tool that will increasingly be used to allocate rights and privileges through commercial means. Can we envision a different kind of network?”
Around this time I became a frequent visitor to a sex-ad bulletin board. Real-life meetups were the focal point.
Tech moguls, syllable counting, computerized criticism, and the singularity.
Was the Internet intended for you? It’s hard to think about it structurally without throwing personal use into the mix.
Scandinavian forests, psychedelic brews, and stolen Wi-Fi.
A hammer was wrapped / in a canvas bag, gagging
A collective of three artists on their installations, a fusion of technology, architecture, the Internet, and real-life materials.
Fitterman’s relentless, book-length new poem is composed of public articulations of loneliness harvested from online message boards.
Poet Andrew Durbin on celebrities, the real, and living online.
Paper Clip is a weekly compilation of online articles, artifacts and other—old, new, and sometimes BOMB-related.
Carl rarely makes “paintings,” though he started as a painter and is among a group of Guyanese visual artists who, since the ’80s, have gained international reputations.