Saving Internet Art
Discover the tools of digital preservation
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Why preserve digital art?
The Challenges of Preserving Digital Art
An insight from Vint Cerf, one of the founding fathers of the internet
How will digital art survive?
A 21st century rescue mission
"Digital art needs to be preserved for the same reason any art needs to be preserved."
Michael Connor (Rhizome's Artistic Director)
Internet as a medium
Behind the scenes of restoring important net art
"The Revolving Internet" by Constant Dullaart
A series of browser-based works that animated the iconic Google search page
Eduardo Kac's REABRACADABRA
Language and limits: an animated visual poem
Alexi Shulgin's Playfully Absurd Form Art
A humourous way of considering the web's interfaces
Antoni Muntadas’s "The File Room"
A landmark net art work exploring censorship globally
Yael Kanarek's "World of Awe" Project
A narrative told through graphical user interface
Performance on social media
Preserving Youtube and Instagram accounts
Reconstructing Petra Cortright's VVEBCAM
A performance piece that used Youtube as a platform
Amalia Ulman's "Excellences & Perfections"
A scripted social media performance
Saving a lost online community
The Second Coming of the Kilobyte Age
How artists Dragan Espenschied & Olia Lialina are bringing GeoCities back to life
"Rhizome creates the tools to enable artists to preserve what they think is important on the Internet."
Dragan Espenschied (Rhizome's Preservation Director)
Reviving interactive CD-ROMs
Keeping Theresa Duncan's videogames accessible
An initiative to bring three landmark 1990s “games for girls” to the web
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