JODI

Dutch and Belgian, established 1994

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JODI

Dutch and Belgian, established 1994

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Considered leading pioneers of net art, Joan Heemskerk and Dirk Paesmans—the duo behind the artist collective JODI—produce video and new media works that play with the increasing presence of technology in our daily lives. JODI disrupts and disassembles ubiquitous software, video games, and popular internet platforms such as Google Maps and Twitter, cultivating coding malfunctions and programming glitches. Concerned with exploring the chance, uncanny products of these system breakdowns, Heemskerk and Paesmans suggest a new aesthetics for the digital age. In GEO GOO (2008), an online artwork, the imagery of Google Maps is distorted and rendered abstract, proposing new modes of navigating familiar digital landscapes.

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Solo show at a major institution
Whitney Museum of American Art
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Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 2 more
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Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Biography

Considered leading pioneers of net art, Joan Heemskerk and Dirk Paesmans—the duo behind the artist collective JODI—produce video and new media works that play with the increasing presence of technology in our daily lives. JODI disrupts and disassembles ubiquitous software, video games, and popular internet platforms such as Google Maps and Twitter, cultivating coding malfunctions and programming glitches. Concerned with exploring the chance, uncanny products of these system breakdowns, Heemskerk and Paesmans suggest a new aesthetics for the digital age. In GEO GOO (2008), an online artwork, the imagery of Google Maps is distorted and rendered abstract, proposing new modes of navigating familiar digital landscapes.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
user
Solo show at a major institution
Whitney Museum of American Art
group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 2 more
Instituion
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)