Siebren Versteeg

American, b. 1971

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Siebren Versteeg

American, b. 1971

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Siebren Versteeg mines the digital realm for content, hacking and manipulating systems of image dissemination found in cyberspace. Creating algorithmic programs that respond to and distort online imagery, Versteeg then presents the results as still painterly abstractions, or displays the programs on monitors. Daily Times (2012) is a real-time digital program presented on a monitor, which downloads a scan of The New York Times’ front page daily; the program then gets to work on it, producing strokes of color across the page that respond to the particularities of that day’s layout, thereby engaging with notions of agency, choice, and chance, and how they intersect with digital streams of information.

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Biography

Siebren Versteeg mines the digital realm for content, hacking and manipulating systems of image dissemination found in cyberspace. Creating algorithmic programs that respond to and distort online imagery, Versteeg then presents the results as still painterly abstractions, or displays the programs on monitors. Daily Times (2012) is a real-time digital program presented on a monitor, which downloads a scan of The New York Times’ front page daily; the program then gets to work on it, producing strokes of color across the page that respond to the particularities of that day’s layout, thereby engaging with notions of agency, choice, and chance, and how they intersect with digital streams of information.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Established
Established representation
Represented by industry leading galleries.
User
Solo show at a major institution
MCA Chicago
Group
Group show at a major institution
MCA Chicago
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 1 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
FRONT International
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