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Pace Digital Gallery present Codings, an exhibition opening Feb 28th

  • Location:
    Pace Digital Gallery, 163 William Street, New York, New York, 10038, US

Pace Digital Gallery is pleased to present Codings
~Curated by Nick Montfort, MIT

Feb 28th - March 30th, 2012
panel with the artists and curator, and opening reception, Tuesday, Feb 28th, 5 - 7pm

Works by: Giselle Beiguelman (Brazil), Commodore (USA/Canada), Adam Parrish (USA), Jörg Piringer (Austria), Casey Reas (USA), Pall Thayer (Iceland/USA)

Codings shows the computer as an aesthetic, programmed device that computes on characters. The works in the show continue and divert the traditions of concrete poetry and short-form recreational programming; they eschew elaborate multimedia combinations and the use of network resources and instead operate on encoded letters, numbers, punctuation, and other symbols that are on the computer itself.