Inside The User’s Mind: Interview with Nicolas Sassoon by Filippo Lorenzin on Digicult

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29 Avr 2015

The project WITCHCRAFT has the intention to investigate the possibility to understand technologies like computers and internet, critically and poetically

Since 2008 we have seen the rise of a phenomenon that has linked many communities of artists, critics and curators interested in the dynamics related to the Internet and “new media”. Basically, it was a time in which there was an increasing interest towards aspects that went beyond technical issues, reflecting on that gray area with emotional significance and sentimental references generated by using those technologies.

So I am not surprised to find that – between 2008 and 2011 – the Canadian artist and curator Nicolas Sassoon (http://www.nicolassassoon.com/) has known these reflections and encountered on “Rhizome” platform the works of Laura Brothers, Sara Ludy, Krist Wood and Brenna Murphy, the artists involved in “Witchcraft”, the group exhibition he curated at Initial Gallery in Vancouver which opened the last February 19th, 2015 (he wrote about this in his essay posted some weeks ago on Rhizome).  …

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