+Commissioned by Rhizome.org+
Interview with Tom Moody, by Cory Arcangel
+ Editor's Note: The following is an interview of Tom Moody, conducted by Cory Arcangel, over several emails. Below are their bio's, followed by the interview, which touches upon blogging, fandom, defunct hardware & software, music, code, studio processes, and their shared appreciation for the lo-fi...
Tom Moody is a visual artist based in New York. His low-tech art made with MSPaintbrush, photocopiers, and consumer printers has appeared in solo shows at Derek Eller Gallery and UP&CO and numerous group shows. His weblog at www.digitalmediatree.com/tommoody , begun in February 2001, was recently recommended in the Art in America article "Art in the Blogosphere," and his web video "Guitar Solo" made its live audience debut this month in "23 Reasons to Spare New York," curated by Nick Hallett at Galapagos Art Space in Williamsburg, NY.
Cory Arcangel is a computer artist, performer, and curator who lives and works in Brooklyn. His work centers on his love of personal computers, the internet, and popular culture. He is a member of the artist groups BEIGE + R.S.G. His work has shown recently in the Whitney Biennial of American Art, The Guggenheim Museum, New York, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Migros Museum in Zurich, and Team and Deitch Galleries, in New York. Aside from gallery installations, most of his projects can be downloaded with source code from his website... http://www.beigerecords.com/cory/ Future projects include the music group Van Led, a self produced version of MTV cribz, and various assorted computer hacks. [More.....]