You Are Here: Art After the Internet

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Book cover of You Are Here: Art After the Internet designed by Sam Ashby Studio.

The White Building
You Are Here: Art After the Internet
Edited by Omar Kholeif

www.thewhitebuilding.org.uk

Cornerhouse Books and SPACE are delighted to announce a new publication edited by Omar Kholeif, titled You Are Here: Art After the Internet. Part curatorial project, part artistic experiment and part collaborative thesis, You Are Here: Art After the Internet grew out of a yearlong residency with various actors including artists, writers and thinkers. The residency was held at the SPACE-run art centre The White Building, London's centre for art and technology, which in 2013 was curated under the leadership of SPACE's Head of Art & Technology, Omar Kholeif.

The publication will be launched at various sites in spring 2014 and will be available for sale internationally.

Book Overview
You Are Here: Art After the Internet is the first major publication to critically explore both the effects and affects that the Internet has had on contemporary artistic practices. Responding to an era that has increasingly chosen to dub itself as "post-internet," this collective text will trace a potted narrative exploring the relationship of the Internet to art practices from the early millennium to the present day. Developed through a yearlong residency, You Are Here: Art After the Internet posits itself as a provocation on the current state of cultural production, relying on first-person accounts from 'native' artists and writers as the primary source material. The book begs urgent questions about how we negotiate the formal, aesthetic and conceptual relationship of art and its effects after the ubiquitous rise of the Internet.

Edited by Omar Kholeif
Foreword by Ed Halter

Contributors
Sam Ashby, Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abu Rahme, Sophia Al-Maria, Stephanie Bailey, Erika Balsom, Zach Blas, James Bridle, Jennifer Chan, Tyler Coburn, Michael Connor, Jesse Darling, Brian Droitcour, Constant Dullaart, Ed Halter, Omar Kholeif, Gene McHugh, Lucia Pietroiusti, Basak Senova, Brad Troemel, Model Court, Jon Rafman and Jumana Manna.

Pre-order
Write to Alexandra Symons Sutcliffe to express your interest in pre-ordering a copy of You Are Here: Art After the Internet.

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Support
This publication was made possible through the structural support of SPACE, Cornerhouse and their funders.