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Net Art and Memory Themes

By Rhizome

What is it about net art that makes it so conducive a medium for artists to explore issues of memory? Marcy Palmer\'s \"dis-house-jointed\" is another example of such a work of net art. The site deals with the themes of remembrance and location -- in what the artists describes as a very American sense (by incorporating distinctively American landscapes and interiors and other cultural references.) Palmer presents unusual juxtapositions of images and sounds and text which may or may not jog the user\'s memory. What will be conjured in your brain once you log on? Well, maybe a new memory will form from your experience logging on to this site. Palmer received her Master of Fine Arts degree from the School of Visual Arts in May of 2001. Her exhibition record includes 'Net\_Working

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