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Electronic Superhighway (2016-1966)

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© The Artists

Courtesy of
Whitechapel Gallery

CREDITS /

February 29, 2016

2-TIMES · Art
‘Electronic
Superhighway’
(2016–1966) @
Whitechapel
Gallery
— 

Title reference: 
Taken from a 
term coined in 
1974 by South 
Korean video art 
pioneer Nam June 
Paik
, who foresaw 
the potential of 
global connections 
through technology. 

The exhibition:
Brings together
over 100 works
from more than
70 artists, spanning 
50 years — to show
the impact of
computer and
Internet technologies
from the mid-1960's
to present day – 
beginning with
works made at
the arrival of the
new millennium,
and ending with
Experiments in
Art and Technology
(E.A.T)
, an iconic,
artistic moment that
took place in 1966.

Featured: 
New and rarely
seen multimedia
works, together
with film, painting,
sculpture,
photography and
drawing. 

Highlight artists
for 2-TIMES: 

· Celia Hempton 
· Addie Wagenknecht 
· Aristarkh Chernyshev

On view at: 
Whitechapel Gallery

77-82 Whitechapel 
High St, London 
E1 7QX, United
Kingdom

Closes: 
May 15, 2016.