The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and MOTI in Breda jointly acquire 17 top items by digital artists Posted: December 2016 Read on Art Daily. AMSTERDAM.- The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and MOTI in Breda are jointly acquiring 17 top digital works by contemporary artists in the Netherlands and abroad who are among the pioneers of digital art. This collaboration is spurred by MOTI’s change of course: it is due to reopen in the course of 2017 as the Stedelijk Museum Breda, where…Read More
This Is What Happens When You Try to Print Out the Entirety of Wikipedia By Jim O’Donnell, March 2016 Read on Slate. How big is Wikipedia? How many printed volumes would it take to put all of the online encyclopedia on a library’s shelves? I’m only asking about the 5 million or so articles in the English language version—there’s at least that many more in other languages. Now we know, thanks to an artistic installation by New York artist Michael Mandiberg, first…Read More
Read in Artforum. By Jennifer W. Leung, printed in the October issue. MICHAEL MANDIBERG DENNY GALLERY For Michael Mandiberg’s “From Aaaaa! to ZZZap!” at Denny Gallery, the artist displayed a limited run of his Print Wikipedia project, 2015, which makes the online encyclopedia available in proprietary print-on-demand form. Several individual print copies and volumes titled Table of Contents and Contributor Appendix were shelved against a monochromatic wallpaper, these were accompanied by the real-time projection of file conversion and upload to the self-publishing distribution platform Lulu.com. The…Read More
A selection of press highlights for Michael Mandiberg: From Aaaaa! to ZZZap! at Denny Gallery, June 18- July 2: The New York Times: Moving Wikipedia From Computer to Many, Many Bookshelves The Washington Post: Ever wondered what a $500,000 version of Wikipedia would look like? The New York Observer: Artist Converts Wikipedia to Print- Maybe It’s Not Dead After All Vice Creator’s Project: Meet the Man Printing Wikipedia as a Book BBC World: Why print copies of Wikipedia?