grammatron | phon:e:me | filmtext | codework | chromohack | immobilité
  Immobilité, the first release in Mark Amerika's new Foreign Film Series, premiered at the Chelsea Art Museum in spring 2009 and is included in UNREALTIME, his comprehensive retrospective in Athens, Greece. The work was featured at the Tate museum website in Fall 2008. His two most recent books are META/DATA (The MIT Press, 2007) and 29 Inches (Chiasmus Press, 2007). Amerika's Mobile Phone Video Art Classics was exhibited in two solo exhibitions, one in 2008 at the Experimental Arts Foundation in Australia and the other at the Event Gallery in London in 2007 where he also delivered a keynote address at the "Disrupting Narratives" symposium at the Tate Modern. A 2008 solo exhibition of his VJ-inspired digital artwork took place at the W-Hotel in Seoul, Korea. His DVD with surround sound installations are CHROMO HACK and CODEWORK. Other projects include Society of the Spectacle (A Digital Remix), 24 Hour Count and Passagen Work.   A solo exhibition of Mark Amerika's Immobilité was on exhibit inside the Denver Art Museum's Fuse Box Octobre 2010 - January 2011. Amerika's comprehensive retrospective UNREALTIME ran at the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens, Greece, from October 22, 2009 through January 10, 2010. The exhibition featured a unique collection of Amerika's works of net art, installation art, and video art, and included the European premiere of Immobilité. Amerika has exhibited his work in many museums, galleries, festivals, and public spaces including the Whitney Biennial of American Art, the Institute of Contemporary Arts (London), and the Walker Art Center. He is author of the cult novels The Kafka Chronicles, Sexual Blood, and 29 Inches as well a series of experimental artist ebooks including How To Be An Internet Artist and The Postproduction of Presence: A Director's Notebook, a manifesto on emerging forms of mobile media art.   You can buy LIMITED EDITION PRINTS from Mark Amerika's Immobilit» at the ACeditions website. The series is called Subtitled and is sold as a diptych. Amerika's most recent books are META/DATA, a collection of artist writings published with MIT Press, and 29 Inches, a literary novel that remixes spam email with classic literature. You can check out his net art here and his many books here. You can buy the Society of the Spectacle (A Digital Remix) DVD created by DJRABBI here. Mark Amerika's net art trilogy, consisting of GRAMMATRON, PHON:E:ME, and FILMTEXT, is still available online and can be accessed via his two seminal net art retrospectives in London and Tokyo. Amerika's in-progress book of artist writings and theories is tentatively entitled Remixology: On Becoming A Postproduction Medium, an investigation of what it means to be a postproduction artist. Excerpts are published at Culture Machine and Fibreculture. What is remix? Auto-affection?

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