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  • 15.09.2016. - 01.10.2016.

    The Day My Internet Art Paid Off

    Željko Badurina, Maja Čule, Hrvoje Hiršl, Dina Karadžić, Tea Stražičić, Igor Štromajer

    Curated by Irena Borić, Martina Kontošić, Renata Šparada

    The Day My Internet Art Paid Off! is an exhibition featuring works by Željko Badurina, Maja Čule, Hrvoje Hiršl, Dina Karadžić, Tea Stražičić and Igor Štromajer, all of which touch upon different economic aspects dictated by new relations online. Tabs, procrastination, self-promotion, collaboration, spam, comment sections, shares, likes – these are all fragments, be it material or digital, of circulating data. On the web, the circulation performed by numerous users gives value and power to the circulated information. Therefore, internet economies do not only allude to typical digital financial transfer protocols, but are also based, to a large extent, on generating symbolic capital, i.e., values. Bearing in mind the context of the web as a corporate and supervised medium, the exhibition brings to the forefront the artist's reactionary role in relation to the economic models developed on the 2.0 web.

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