June 29 2017
Video-Flashback #14 – Melanie Bühler “Being Modern, Breathing Post: Post-Internet Art as the Art of the Now (and After)”
In the last couple of years the interest in internet-related art has steadily increased, reaching its peak in 2014 when “post-internet” became the buzzword of the art world. Melanie Bühlers talk addressed how art and technology have co-evolved in the last four years, how hype and trends govern the attentional tides of the art world and what role digital technologies play in these dynamics. What does it entail to produce art as part of this recent past/current moment? What makes it “now” and why then has it so quickly been labeled as “post”?