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Art Art and Technology Multi Media Performance and Conceptual Photography

You are being watched!

Since my mind has been on Surveillance Art the past few days, I couldn’t help but write about it (again). Specifically, my interest lie in the legal aspects and ramifications surrounding this particular art form and its effects on citizens. Aside from issues of safety and privacy, footage of any kind becomes art when you modify what it. With […]

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Art and Technology Multi Media Social Networking

What if I told you someone was watching you? At this very moment…

It takes a lot to make me uneasy. A couple months ago, I was listening to National Public Radio (NPR) and heard a story about Mattel’s Video Girl Barbie, which piqued my interest considering the doll prompted an FBI warning. You can listen to the Morning Edition story here. It made me incredibly uneasy because […]

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Art Art and Technology Art Theory and Movements Multi Media Social Networking Virtual Art

Art Project powered by Google

Everyone uses Google, well, almost everyone… I know I use Google (as a search engine, my e-mail, etc.) so it was amazing to see their latest addition to the Google applications – Art Project! Granted, I’d much rather see the musuems of the world in person but if I can’t spend the money to go […]

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Art Art and Technology Digital Art Multi Media Performance and Conceptual Social Networking Visual Arts

Craft vs. Technology

On my way to work, I was thinking how I’ve been writing about artists that would, categorically, put themselves on opposite ends of the art spectrum. Craft and Technology. Both types of artists may feel marginalized from the main stream art world. Yet, both have certainly found their way into art museums and galleries by […]

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Art Art and Technology Film Multi Media Performance and Conceptual

Marilyn Monroe, Sex, and Film on a Cold Night

The Office Marilyn Monroe [sic] Film by Tim Roseborough, Courtesy of the Artist Lately, it’s been ridiculously cold but I know my west coast, home-grown California tuchus hasn’t experienced real cold weather. Yes, my east coast friends, I know this Bay Area weather is nothing. Someone please remind me to not say “Geez, it’s awfully cold out” […]

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Art Art and Technology Digital Art Film Multi Media Performance and Conceptual

Tim Roseborough, New Media Artist

This past year has been filled with pleasant surprises in the arts, in particular, New Media Art. One of the co-founders, Tim Roseborough, of the UpgradeSF node is a New Media artist I’ve been paying a lot of attention to lately. Not only am I intrigued by digital and multi-media art, I’m enthralled by the […]