The Kitchen

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This piece by Olia Lialina is part of her Online Newspaper series, a body of work that imagines how major media outlets such as The New York Times, Daily News, and New York Post might appear today if developed by lay journalists whose aesthetic choices defined web culture before …

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A pioneer of net art, artist and film and new media critic Olia Lialina is well known for her famous browser-art piece, My Boyfriend Came Back From The War (1996). The work comprises multiple black-and-white hyperlinked frames of images and text through which viewers can navigate different narrative pathways. “If something is in the net,” Lialina has said, “it should speak in net language.” The piece has inspired numerous tribute artworks and remixes, including one from the notorious duo JODI. Lialina is also known for using herself as a model in experimentations with animated GIFs, and is credited with founding one of the earliest web galleries, Art Teleportacia, which she uses to exhibit her own work.

Selected exhibitions
2018
The Current // PermanenceThe Current Museum
Olia Lialina – LOSSLESSRoehrs & Boetsch
2016
Electronic Superhighway (2016 – 1966)Whitechapel Gallery
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Online Newspapers New York Edition: Wall Street Journal, 2008

Webpage (archived as digital video) and monitor
29 × 17 × 3 in
73.7 × 43.2 × 7.6 cm
Edition 1/3 + 1AP
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The Kitchen

Courtesy of the Artist and/or gallery.

This piece by Olia Lialina is part of her Online Newspaper …

Medium
Image rights
Courtesy of the Kitchen and the Artist.

A pioneer of net art, artist and film and new media critic Olia Lialina is well known for her famous browser-art piece, My Boyfriend Came Back From The War (1996). The work comprises multiple black-and-white hyperlinked frames of images and text through which viewers can navigate different narrative pathways. “If something is in the net,” Lialina has said, “it should speak in net language.” The piece has inspired numerous tribute artworks and remixes, including one from the notorious duo JODI. Lialina is also known for using herself as a model in experimentations with animated GIFs, and is credited with founding one of the earliest web galleries, Art Teleportacia, which she uses to exhibit her own work.

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