CONVERSATIONS ABOUT DIGITAL ART
"Many of the early pioneers did not dare call their work art and instead categorized it as design." – Herbert W. Franke
Virtual Architecture and Spatial Paintings
Manuel Rossner: Creating Virtual Worlds
The German artist Manuel Rossner has been creating digital spaces and virtual worlds since 2012. He explores how society and art are impacted by technological advancements. He is best known for his site-specific digital work—virtual reality drawings that crash with physical buildings. His intervention focuses on the context of their location and the materiality of the digital. In conversation with Anika Meier, Manuel Rossner speaks about the present and future of digital art.
MARK WILSON: DIE WITH THE MOST LIKES
Mark Wilson aka diewiththemostlikes is an Indiana based artist and writer fueled by humanity's excruciating but willing descent into characterless orbs engineered for aimless consumption and expulsion. In conversation with Anika Meier, the artist speaks about overconsumption and misery tourism, art in the age of social media, and living a fulfilling existence.
Dealing with Anxieties about the Future
SKYE NICOLAS: LIVING IN A SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL
Ranging from large format paintings, filmmaking, photography, public space interventions, sculpture, and digital artworks, post-conceptual artist Skye Nicolas blends elegantly composed amalgamations of vivid imagery with familiarity and the skewing of timelines through various means of precisely executed appropriation. His thoughtful method of reassigning of pop culture references reveals a complex interweaving of key components in his work, highlighting concept and composition as core fundamentals. In conversation with Anika Meier, Nicolas discusses nostalgia, internet culture, and the power of music and art.