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Dear Data Project: Artwork by Giorgia Lupi & Stefanie Posavec

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Though Ray Johnson is considered to be the first mail artist, it was Cleopatra in 47 BC who first had herself delivered to Juilus Caesar in a rolled-up carpet, thereafter becoming his mistress. An elusive art form, Correspondence Art, Arte Postale, or Post-Kunst, is dependent upon the interconnectedness of a global community. What Fluxman Robert…

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When You Look into the Abyss, the Abyss Also Looks into You: An Interview with Pierre Schmidt

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Looking at the work of Pierre Schmidt is looking at the artist himself. Working headlong through the impulsivities of his psyche and employing titles based on the philosophies of Friedrich Nietzsche and the melancholy underpinnings of Avro Pärt’s Spiegel em Spiegel, Schmidt manages to delicately thread a line from his very being to wherever you might be. Swimming freely in pieces…

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Some Fraction of the Truth: An Interview With Ron Jude

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There’s a punk rock aesthetic to Ron Jude’s work, a point-and-click, found footage vibe. But there’s a textural edge, too, like Polaroids strewn around a crime scene, or straggling snapshots culled from your reclusive uncle’s junk drawer. His work elicits something in the viewer at once nostalgic and unsettling—out-of-focus scene of a gas station at…

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