9 March 2012 - 20 May 2012


Opening: March 8, 2012, 6.30 PM

 

House of Electronic Arts Basel

 

Exhibition space: Oslostrasse 10 – 4023 Basel / Münchenstein

 

The exhibition sets out to demonstrate how the Internet generation is implementing and developing a practice started in the Sixties by Conceptual Art, and further developed in subsequent decades in the forms of Appropriation Art and postproduction: the practice of exploring, collecting, archiving, manipulating and reusing huge amounts of visual material produced by popular culture and advertising. Collect the WWWorld is an attempt to show how art responds to the information society.

 

Curated by Domenico Quaranta


Co-produced by the LINK Center for the Arts of the Information Age and the House of Electronic Arts Basel

 

Artists
Alterazioni Video (I), Kari Altmann (USA), Kevin Bewersdorf (USA), Luca Bolognesi (I), Adam Cruces (CH), Aleksandra Domanovic (D), Harm van den Dorpel (NL), Constant Dullaart (NL), Hans-Peter Feldmann (D), Elisa Giardina Papa (I), Travis Hallenbeck (USA), Admir Jahic & Comenius Röthlisberger (CH), Jodi (NL), Olia Lialina & Dragan Espenschied (D), Guthrie Lonergan (USA), Eva and Franco Mattes (I), Alexandra Navratil (CH), Seth Price (USA), Jon Rafman (USA), Claudia Rossini (I), Evan Roth (USA), Travess Smalley (USA), Ryan Trecartin (USA) 

 

www.haus-ek.org

 

The research work around the exhibition can be followed on the blog http://collectheworld.tumblr.com

March 9, 2012