Selected interviews by Marc Garrett
Through the years I have interviewed all kinds of people. And yes, it is has been an absolute privilege to be part of a brilliant culture, where there are so many amazing and interesting minds. Some view this vibrant culture as media art or new media art as it has developed in parallel to the mainstream art world. However, out of this societal shift a whole new breed of art practitioners has founded a form of controlling the means of art production on their own terms. This leads us to questions concerning what values we can now interpret as contemporary art?
Well, without any doubt I personally view all of these artists, theorists, coders, hacktivists and tinkerers, as part of larger field of contemporary art practice. As someone who has been deeply entwined in the history of this expanding field; I know, just like many others, that the most interesting and critically engaged art happening out there, does not only contribute merely as a reflection of the world, but it also plays a vital role in changing its reality. This means something…
Commodify Us: Our Data Our Terms. Interview with Walter Langelaar. 2013.
A Life in AdWords, Algorithms & Data Exhaust. An interview with Erica Scourti. 2103.
Jennifer Chan Interview: Interpassivity & Internet Pop Culture. 2013.
Community Memory through Appropriated Media: An Interview with Eugenio Tisselli. 2012
Crowdsourcing a conspiracy. Interview with IOCOSE 2012.
Abandon All Devices. Festival of new cinema, digital culture & art.
Tweets in Space: An interview with Scott Kildall and Nathaniel Stern 2012.
Community without Community in Digital Culture: An interview with Charlie Gere 2012.
An interview with Katrina Sluis, Digital Curator at the Photographers’ Gallery 2012.
“All Hail Damien Hirst!” Augmented Reality Intervention @ Tate Modern. Interview with Tamiko Thiel 2012.
We Demand The Impossible: An Interview with John Jordan and Gavin Grindon 2011.
Free and Open For All: Interview with Jake Harries 2011.
An Interview with Dmytri Kleiner, author of The Telekommunist Manifesto 2011.
The Status Project: Data-Mining Our Identities. Interview with Heath Bunting 2010.
Meat Space and the World Inside the Machine. An Interview with Danja Vasiliev 2010.
Adventures of a Networked Explorer. An Interview with Patrick Lichty 2010.
An interview with Joseph Young of The NeoFuturist Collective 2010.
An interview with Chris Dooks, a ‘Polymath’ exploring various creative avenues, making his art using different media 2010.