Author Archives: JAC Editorial

The Question Concerning Hyperaccumulation, Or, the Role of Technology in Mel Chin’s Revival Field

By Sophie Loring, Bryn Mawr College Originally published in the 2020 print edition. Thlaspi caerulescens (alpine pennygrass), Silene vulgaris (bladder campion), and Zea mays saccharata (sweet corn) push through the ground in an unusual garden: Mel Chin’s Revival Field, 1991,

The Question Concerning Hyperaccumulation, Or, the Role of Technology in Mel Chin’s Revival Field

By Sophie Loring, Bryn Mawr College Originally published in the 2020 print edition. Thlaspi caerulescens (alpine pennygrass), Silene vulgaris (bladder campion), and Zea mays saccharata (sweet corn) push through the ground in an unusual garden: Mel Chin’s Revival Field, 1991,

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You are Here

You are Here, 2020 Digital collage (35mm film scan, battery acid GAIA data) Marisa Murillo, Columbia University Originally published in the 2020 print edition

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You are Here

You are Here, 2020 Digital collage (35mm film scan, battery acid GAIA data) Marisa Murillo, Columbia University Originally published in the 2020 print edition

Humanizing the Machine: Selection and Synthesis in New Media

By Nolan Kelly, Eugene Lang College, The New School Originally published in the 2020 print edition In the past century, apparatus-based art forms have moved toward modes of production that foreground selection as a textural quality. In a world that

Humanizing the Machine: Selection and Synthesis in New Media

By Nolan Kelly, Eugene Lang College, The New School Originally published in the 2020 print edition In the past century, apparatus-based art forms have moved toward modes of production that foreground selection as a textural quality. In a world that

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iiiSYSTEM

iiiSYSTEM, 2019 Stills from moving image Lizzy Deacon, Goldsmiths College, University of London Originally published in the 2020 print edition

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iiiSYSTEM

iiiSYSTEM, 2019 Stills from moving image Lizzy Deacon, Goldsmiths College, University of London Originally published in the 2020 print edition

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“Disconnect” from Input/Output

“Disconnect,” from Input/Output, 2020 Poetry Marisa Murillo, Columbia University Originally published in the 2020 print edition  

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“Disconnect” from Input/Output

“Disconnect,” from Input/Output, 2020 Poetry Marisa Murillo, Columbia University Originally published in the 2020 print edition  

Our Uncanny Digital Existence

By Amanda Ba, Columbia University Originally published in the 2020 print edition   Since the time of the Y2K bug, new media has exponentially and effectively saturated both our everyday life and the art world that embellishes it. The engagement of

Our Uncanny Digital Existence

By Amanda Ba, Columbia University Originally published in the 2020 print edition   Since the time of the Y2K bug, new media has exponentially and effectively saturated both our everyday life and the art world that embellishes it. The engagement of

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Big Data Black Hole

Big Data Black Hole, 2020 Digital collage (data visualization) By Marisa Murillo, Columbia University Originally published in the 2020 print edition

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Big Data Black Hole

Big Data Black Hole, 2020 Digital collage (data visualization) By Marisa Murillo, Columbia University Originally published in the 2020 print edition

Almost Human: Recent Interest in Puppetry and Doll-Making

by Eddie Baker, Columbia University Originally published in the 2020 print edition   Carlo Collodi’s original story of Pinocchio—contrary to the sanitized Disney version, which brought the tale to American masses—follows a puppet who gets beaten up, brutally maimed, mugged,

Almost Human: Recent Interest in Puppetry and Doll-Making

by Eddie Baker, Columbia University Originally published in the 2020 print edition   Carlo Collodi’s original story of Pinocchio—contrary to the sanitized Disney version, which brought the tale to American masses—follows a puppet who gets beaten up, brutally maimed, mugged,