The phone hacking scandal exposed the failures of traditional institutions to maintain boundaries, distinctions and thresholds against the spectrallike entity of contemporary corporate media. - Sam Jacob in Domus on "The Architecture of Corporate Media"
N+1 editor Keith Gessen was arrested yesterday morning during the protest. The Awl lists other reporters who have been arrested during Occupy Wall Street.
“Secret Societies. To Know, To Dare, To Will, To Keep Silence” on view at CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux "deals with the general theme of secret societies through the prism of contemporary art in the current context of media super-exposure" (Mousse)
Netherlands art dealership Cook & Becker have opened a gallery that spotlights with work from game developers gallery features images from Katamari Damacy/Noby Noby Boy Keita Takahashi, PaRappa the Rapper/UmJammer Lammy creator Masaya Matsuura, Killzone 3 series developer Guerilla Games, and others
GapVis is an "interface for exploring and reading texts that reference ancient places. It includes maps and data visualizations that show what locations are referred to a different points in the narrative and allows you to dig into the details to learn more."