Cao Fei, Building “RMB City”
In her Beijing studio, Cao Fei discusses the inspirations, process, and challenges behind developing and building a virtual urban environment within the digital realm of Second Life for her project, "RMB City" (2007).
Shahzia Sikander, The Last Post
Sikander describes how beginning to create animations was a natural evolution in her studio process because she had already been working with narrative and layering in her paintings and large-scale installations.
Meriem Bennani’s Exploded Visions
Can art be funny and serious at the same time? Using social media-inspired effects, artist Meriem Bennani subverts audience expectations of both pop culture and her own Muslim community with unexpected playfulness and pathos.
An interview with Jamian Juliano-Villani
Contemporary painter Jamian Juliano-Villani talks about the pressure of being an emerging artist in New York and finds inspiration at Ripley's Believe It or Not!
Art, Race, and the Internet: Mendi + Keith Obadike’s Black.Net.Art Actions
Like in the rest of net culture, race was not a common topic in early net art—but that doesn’t mean there weren’t artists addressing it.