remixthecontext: theoretical fictions

remixthecontext is a cunning and satirical collection of “theoretical fictions” composed by artist, novelist and media theorist Mark Amerika. A compelling riff on the classic Platonic dialogue, Amerika’s remixthecontext features Walt Whitman Benjamin, a Professor of Creative Urgency who intellectually jams with an assemblage of characters that resemble the actual artists, poets, and scholars who …

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Beyond GRAMMATRON: 20 Years into the Future

Announcing the Beyond GRAMMATRON: 20 Years into the Future Symposium and Exhibition — 20 years ago, artist and novelist Mark Amerika released GRAMMATRON, one of the pioneering works of internet art and electronic literature. The work has since been exhibited in many venues including the Whitney Biennial of American Art, the Walker Arts Center, the …

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Detail(s) from GRAMMATRON Opens at Upfor Gallery

MARK AMERIKA REMIXES GRAMMATRON FOR ONLINE GALLERY Animated GIF adaptation marks 20th anniversary of original groundbreaking work of net art  —   GRAMMATRON, a pioneering moment in digital and net art and one the first works of online art to be exhibited as part of the Whitney Biennial of American Art, turns 20 on June …

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Mark Amerika’s GlitchMix Exhibition in Havana

Mark Amerika’s exhibition GlitchMix, not an error, opened on March 24, 2017 and is the first exhibition of Amerika’s work in Havana. The exhibition takes place at The Estudio Figueroa-Vives and the Norwegian Embassy in Cuba. This is the first exhibition in Cuba featuring glitch art and also includes Amerika’s early works of net art …

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