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About Art Selectronic

Art Selectronic is an artist an artist-led initiative, that supports grass-roots contemporary art that remains unswayed by fashion, trends or the whims of government funding. The project involves ongoing research into the placing of contemporary art, it’s audiences and it’s relationship to the everyday. We place great emphasis on context. Our mission is to support new works of contemporary art and foster an audience from a wide range of backgrounds.

Shock Event: The Consolidation of Power

Star Wars is an American epic space opera franchise, centered on a film series created by George Lucas. Star Wars depicts the adventures of various characters “a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away”  but there are obvious comparisons to … Continue reading

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Human Pig Hybrid: Interspecies Chimerism

After years of trial and error, scientists have finally done something incredible: They have successfully grown human stem cells in a pig embryo. Why would anyone do this? Image: Chinese sculptor Liu Xue combines a human with an animal The Chimera was, … Continue reading

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Rijksmuseum/ The Rijksstudio Award

Warships in a Heavy Storm, a digital reworking by Tom Estes from a work in the Rijksmuseum for the Rijksstudio.   The question of The History of Art is problematic, not least because artistic activity is characterized by its antagonism … Continue reading

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The Paris Agreement

Blitz, by artist Tom Estes, a large scale digital projection on the front of the magnificent neo-classical facade of The Weston Park Museum in Sheffield. The projection took place on June 16th 2016 for the opening night of the Yorkshire Festival. In Blitz, an … Continue reading

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All The World’s Futures: Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says World at “Turning Point”

According to former U.S. president Jimmy Carter”What is needed now, more than ever, is leadership that steers us away from fear and fosters greater confidence in the inherent goodness and ingenuity of humanity,” The above image ‘Live Long And Prosper’ … Continue reading

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The World’s Oldest Library Opens to The Public

It is almost impossible not to be surprised; overwhelmed and challenged in this dream they call Morocco. A feast for the senses at all levels, from the dreamy landscape to the labyrinthine medinas. Whether stranded in the souqs or contemplating the … Continue reading

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NASA Believes Mars Was Once Earth-like

Digital artist Kevin Gill’s image is a view of the Western hemisphere of Mars with Olympus Mons on the horizon beyond the Tharsis Montes volcanoes and the Valles Marineris canyons near the center. The completed model was done in several steps. A … Continue reading

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