[NetBehaviour] An interview with Geert Lovink

Gill Davies gill.davies at gmail.com
Fri Oct 2 20:42:01 CEST 2015


Well said, Marc.

On Wednesday, September 30, 2015, marc.garrett <
marc.garrett at furtherfield.org> wrote:

> Hi Paul,
>
> Geert needs to be more specific and highlight the curators who are 'not'
> scared and who have been showing technical artwork such as Furtherifeld &
> others - his words are not grounded and are too absolute, they do not
> reflect reality...
>
> marc
>
>
> http://conversations.e-flux.com/t/geert-lovink-on-social-media-and-the-arts/2581
>
> "The absence at the 2015 Venice Bienale of digital arts and internet works
> says it all. Curators are afraid to admit they are clueless and continue
> their ignorant attitude towards art that deals with the digital in a direct
> matter (while checking their smart phone). Everyone jumps on the
> ‘post-digital’ bandwagon because that’s cute and safe. [...] Curators and
> critics are more than happy to embrace the race, gender, even the
> anthroposcene (whatever that is), but are blind for the techno-politics of
> the equipment and media they are using themselves so intensely. The
> contradictions are becoming absurd. Video was the last technology they had
> to deal with, but then it stopped."
> — Geert Lovink
>
> //
>
> enjoy,
>
> -- Paul
>
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