Digital art can help us see and judge the internet before it consumes everything
The internet has created a vast new canvas for artists seeking to explore the intersection of physical and digital spaces. In this video essay, Evan Puschak (also known as The Nerdwriter) argues that the best of these artists could help us preserve our humanity as we become increasingly reliant on algorithms to make decisions, and develop aesthetic principles that guide our transition to a more digital world.
Video by The Nerdwriter
Featured artists: Darius Kazemi, James Bridle, Casey Raes, James George, Kari Altmann, Joan Heemskerk, Dirk Paesmans, Cuppetelli and Mendoza, Addie Wagenknecht, Patakk, Sara Ludy, Pixel, Greg Petchkovksy, Rafaël Rozendaal.