[NetBehaviour] Book launch: Nettitudes, Let’s Talk Net Art, by Jospehine Bosma.

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Fri Apr 8 11:16:13 CEST 2011

Josephine Bosma’s, Nettitudes, Let’s Talk Net Art will be launched 14th 
of April at De Balie in Amsterdam at 20:30 hrs.

After more than two decades of the Internet it is time for a thorough 
evaluation of art in this continuously growing and unpredictable 
environment. During the book presentation of ‘Nettitudes – Let’s Talk 
Net Art’ of writer and critic Josephine Bosma serious reflections on the 
present state of net art will be alternated with a festive celebration 
of the realization of this book. We will do this with the critics Sarah 
Cook and Arie Altena, and a performance by the artist Peter Luining. 
Nettitudes is published by the Institute for Network Cultures and Nai 
Publishers. With also the author Josephine Bosma and Geert Lovink, 
initiator of the INC book series.

About the book:

During the 1990s, net art burst onto the scene as a radical reflection 
on the role of technology in contemporary art. In Nettitudes, Dutch art 
critic Josephine Bosma catalogues the tumultuous history of art as it 
became situated in the material dimensions of the Internet, from the 
spectacular interventions of the first decade to today’s dispersed 
practices, including online acoustics, poetry and archiving.

Never the darling of the media art institutions and ignored by many 
curators and critics since its emergence, net art still persists as a 
‘non-movement’, residing in the cracks of contemporary media culture. 
Nettitudes provides an analytical foundation and an insider’s view on 
net art’s many expressions as it grapples with the aesthetic, conceptual 
and social issues of our times.

Design: Studio Léon & Loes, Paperback, 272 pages, 14 x 21 cm,
English edition, ISBN 978-90-5662-800-0, € 23.50. In association with 
the NAi Publishers, available from April 2011.

About the author:

Josephine Bosma is an Amsterdam-based journalist and critic who has 
commented on the fields of art and new media since 1993. One of the 
first to probe into and engage with the domain of net art, her 
pioneering work is published internationally in books, periodicals and 

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