Craphoot – Live at ZKM

Mark Amerika’s new work of Net art and electronic writing, Crapshoot, is now live at the website of the ZKM Museum of Contemporary Art. Crapshoot is a generative remix that mimics the form of Stéphane Mallarmé’s famous 1897 poem Un Coup de Dés Jamais N’Abolira Le Hasard (A Throw of the Dice will Never Abolish …

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Locus Solus

Locus Solus, Mark Amerika’s auto-translation / remix of Raymond Roussel’s novel of the same name has been published by Counterpath Press. Roussel originally published his novel exactly 100 years ago in 1914. The book went on to influence some of the major figures of 20th century art and literature, including Marcel Duchamp, Alain Robbe-Grillet, John …

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Rewritten By Machine and New Technology

The “Rewritten By Machine and New Technology” exhibition includes works by internationally acclaimed artists Mark Amerika, Dara Birnbaum, Dan Graham, Gary Hill, Joan Jonas, Nam Jun Paik, Hiraki Sawa, Bill Viola and others. The exhibition website details how “[t]hese artists use video to explore a range of concepts, among them: childhood memories and identity, the …

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Mark Amerika Appointed Visiting International Research Chair at University of Paris 8

In the fall of 2013, Mark Amerika has been appointed the visiting International Research Chair at the University of Paris 8 as part of the Labex Arts-H2H research center. Paris 8 is known for its reputation and influence in contemporary philosophy and theory, particularly the seminars taught by its internationally renowned scholars including Hélène Cixous, …

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