Organized with coining the term "Net.Film" in mind, an online exhibition of the same name launched yesterday. The show "Net.Film" is a component of the "The Ides of March" exhibition at ABC No Rio Gallery in New York (click on the "Ides of March" link on the ABC No Rio site to get to "Net.Films"). As you might guess, a net.gilm uses the language and visual communication of films, only adapted for online use. "Net.Film," the exhibition, will include works by some noted net artists to help legitimize the term, including Young-hae Chang and Marc Voge of Heavy Industries, and Vuk Cosic, to name a couple. The question remains, is a "net.film" necessarily net art? Or vice versa? Perhaps a new dialogue has begun.
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by Michael Connor on Oct 20th, 2014