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Daniel Leyva

American, b. 1986

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Daniel Leyva

American, b. 1986

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Net artist and website developer Daniel Leyva mines the internet and video games for imagery that he then incorporates into animated visualizations, websites, and videos. Espousing synthetic, computer-generated, and collage aesthetics, Leyva’s visual landscape is often surreal and fantastical. Leyva has also produced interactive sites, such as Chill Space (2010), located at the website Jstchillin.org, in which viewers find an expansive field composed of HTML-format elements and are invited to manipulate components in order to receive their own custom-created animated GIF.

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Net artist and website developer Daniel Leyva mines the internet and video games for imagery that he then incorporates into animated visualizations, websites, and videos. Espousing synthetic, computer-generated, and collage aesthetics, Leyva’s visual landscape is often surreal and fantastical. Leyva has also produced interactive sites, such as Chill Space (2010), located at the website Jstchillin.org, in which viewers find an expansive field composed of HTML-format elements and are invited to manipulate components in order to receive their own custom-created animated GIF.