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Brad Troemel On Parsing The Accidental Audience

by Whitney Kimball on March 21, 2013
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Is it really a misreading to mistake a photo of bacon in a hair straightener for a photo of bacon in a hair straightener?

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Best Link Ever! Yung Jake – E.m-bed.de/d

by Will Brand and Paddy Johnson on March 20, 2012
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We mostly noticed Yung Jake’s E.m-bed.de/d because it name-checked us, but we’re glad we did. Let’s hear it for transparent ploys!

If you don’t remember Yung Jake from his Datamosh hit last year, this pretty much sums it up: Yung Jake is responsible for the only time RapGenius has mentioned Ryder Ripps. He’s a rapper, but also a CalArts student with digital skillz, and the two make a good combination.

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A Cheap Grab For Exposure: The Occupy The Internet Exhibition

by Paddy Johnson on November 1, 2011
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Why is Occupy The Internet now an “exhibition of leading net artists”? Launched two weeks ago at fffff.at, the original project was a simple call: embed a script that runs an army of animated gif protesters on your website to show your support for the Occupation movement. The post asked for animated GIF submissions that would then be “called up for duty”, and has since been installed on over 875 websites.

Now, all those submissions are being replaced with GIFs by artists curator Evan Roth deems worthy of special consideration. This is beyond insulting.

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@Print Magazine: Ryder Ripps Searches For Honesty Online

by Paddy Johnson on October 11, 2011
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Web design and branding is about developing contextual relationships with human beings,” Ryder Ripps says, “and being a good artist is about having a lot of friends.” It's an idea seen not just in his M.I.A. websites but in his larger work as well. Most of us like to believe, on the contrary, that the quality of art is paramount to its evaluation; Ripps is simply interested in exposing people to it. “Art lives within society, and society by definition is social,” he says.

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#doritosklaus

by Paddy Johnson on July 20, 2011

#doritosklaus – Ryder Ripps learns Klaus Biesenbach likes Doritos. The result. 

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Massive Links! Ice Monolith Carted Around the World | Gifs Cross Over to Third Dimension | Monkeys in Masks

by Whitney Kimball on July 7, 2011
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This week in massive links: Is a gif still a gif if it’s a zoetrope? Artist Brian Goggin plans to transport an ice monolith from Greenland to Manhattan in “a kind of mythological quest for the Holy Grail.” The Bible has been alphabetized, and monkeys are scary.

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YouTube Competitions Over the Years

by Paddy Johnson on May 23, 2011
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Hands up if you don’t know what a youtube contest is. I’ve been talking about them for the last four years, but in case you’ve missed one of those posts: participation usually involves spending hours at home on youtube selecting a bunch of funny videos you hope will be voted “better” by America’s finest in the flesh; drunk 20-somethings.

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Art Fag City To Kill The World Series of Tubing This Saturday

by Paddy Johnson on May 3, 2011
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The World Championships of Youtubing are once more upon us. This time hosted at The Museum of Moving Image as part of Signal to Noise, this great sporting event asks contestants to pit their favorite internet videos against one another. Audience vote by shining lazer pointers on the bullseye aligned with their favorite video. This year I have been invited back to reclaim my throne.

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