New web commissions by J.R. Carpenter, Jennifer Chan, and Liz Solo. Writers: David Clark (forward), Isabelle Arvers, Adrienne Crossman, and Johanna Drucker
Collective Members: All artists, Mireille Bourgeois Coordination (Travel, Communications, Press Materials): IOTA Curation: Harlan Johnson The exhibition l’Acadie mythique is a project of Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery in Halifax, Nova Scotia, curated by artist Harlan Johnson and Coordinated by IOTA. It consists of contemporary artworks created in response to historical objects and documents found in collections
Often recognizable for its use of Second Life aesthetics, machinima takes on a video game ideology by creating an online space with a defined structure and goal for its participant, but interrupts this traditional gaming relationship through unexpected interventions that challenge the built environments’ social and political infrastructure.