Monday, August 28, 2017

Keyan Artist Jacque Njeri Takes Maasai To Space

Maasai elders may seem an improbable choice to navigate a spaceship, but for digital artist Jacque Njeri, the semi-nomadic nature of the tribe makes members the perfect candidates for space exploration.

In her art project dubbed MaaSci, a play on words, Njeri recreates...read more

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Young Digital Artists, Anxious About ... Technology

Digital art at Sotheby’s? The auction house is better known for selling canvases by Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat for $100 million-plus than for showing what many collectors still regard as ephemera.

Yet the Sotheby’s S2 gallery in New York, normally used for exhibitions of contemporary art, is currently the site of a show featuring mostly young artists who rely on digital technology and who are not exactly household names.  Read more.