historical context…

charles babbage and the difference engine. babbage constructed machines that ran on punch cards called ‘programs’ (1849).

marcel duchamp, bicycle wheel, 1913

moholy nagy, construction in enamel (1922)

nam jun paik, magnet tv (1965)

alan kaprow, 18 happenings in 6 parts (1959)

ray johnson, mail art (1960’s)


net art pioneers


douglas davis

the world’s first collaborative sentence (1994-present)


heath bunting

kings cross, 1994


olia lialina

my boyfriend came back from the war, 1996


alexei shulgin

hot pictures, 1990


vuk cosic

net.art per se, 1996


dirk paesmans & joan heemskerk







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