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PHATT-B: The Internet Might Not Free Us All

by Whitney Kimball on September 24, 2013
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The art world may soon see the end of techno-utopianism. At least, that’s the impression I got from an afternoon of well-attended panels at Pratt’s PHATT-B digital arts fest on Saturday. Net art savants tended to express optimism about sharing and expression– but often, couched in a more realistic understanding of the Internet’s industrial and social fallout.

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Don’t Miss: PHATT-B Digital Arts Fest. Now With AFC After Party!

by Whitney Kimball and Hannah Garner on September 19, 2013
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AFC is so excited for the PHATT-B Digital Arts Fest this weekend that we’re throwing an official after party! You gotta be there.

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PHATT-B, a One-Day Digital Art Festival to Launch September 21

by Paddy Johnson on September 12, 2013
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Art F City is pleased to announce that we are the exclusive media partner for the inaugural Pratt PHATT-B digital conference. The one-day festival includes keynote address by Eva and Franco Mattes, panel discussions, workshops, and an exhibition. It is free and open to the public.

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Your Guide to Armory Week

by Reid Singer on March 4, 2013
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Even though the hum around Armory week seems subdued this year, visiting half-a-dozen-plus art fairs can in a few days’ time can feel like a week on a Eurail pass. Naive outsiders are treated harshly, the food is unfamiliar and overpriced, and you spend a lot of time snooping around taking pictures. It’s useful to have an index that you can depend on to guide you towards the things that are worth seeing and away from the things that aren’t. A guidebook if you will. Here’s ours.

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Is The Popularity of Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain a Critical Failure?

by Paddy Johnson on November 25, 2011
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In an interview at the St. Petersburg Times, film director and screenwriter Andrei Konchalovsky tells audiences that the state of criticism is less than shining. Too many critics share the same opinions, bright names are vanishing, and independent voices are rare. I feel his pain. Web publishing in particular often rewards reactionary criticism and fluffy reporting. And yet these aren’t the problems that Konchalovsky discusses.

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Defrosted: A Life of Walt Disney in New York on 06/29/10

by David Harper on July 10, 2010
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Defrosted: A Life of Walt Disney Date: Tuesday, June 29th 2010 – Friday, August 6th 2010 Venue: Postmasters, 459 West 19th Street Adam Cvijanovic and David Humphrey have used what Postmaster’s press release calls their “warped but studious perspectives” to create an exhibition on the life of Disney. Working together, the artists have covered the walls […]

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