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About Art Selectronic

Art Selectronic is 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.

Extinction Rebellion: When Activism Is Also Great Art

  Environmental protesters, Extinction Rebellion, poured fake blood on the steps of the Trocadero, a Paris tourist landmark, in a stunt to highlight the accelerated loss of biodiversity on Earth.  Artistic Activism is a practice aimed at generating measurable shifts … Continue reading

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T-1000 Researchers Have Created A Programmable Shape-Shifting Liquid Metal

  One of the most intelligent, imaginative and riveting sci-fi, action flicks to hit the screens ever, “Terminator 2: Judgment Day” is a classic without equal. What’s even more surprising is that “T2” is a sequel of an already great … Continue reading

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Sacred Geometry Taught in a Donald Duck Cartoon

Donald Duck gets taught about Pythagoras, sacred geometry, and the fibonacci sequence! Who would have thought that something like this Disney cartoon from 1959 even existed? For centuries a belief in the geometric underpinnings of the cosmos persisted among artists, musicians … Continue reading

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What Is Freedom Of Speech? A Genuinely Illuminating Exchange

 Cathy Newman  grills University of Toronto professor Jordan Peterson on gender and equality Freedom of speech is the right to say whatever you like about whatever you like, whenever you like, right? Wrong. Freedom of speech and the right to freedom of expression … Continue reading

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Babel – Light Installation by Tom Estes at The Shell Centre, London

Babel, Light installation by Tom Estes at The Shell Centre, London.  Art is a very broad term and possibly one of its best virtues is its lack of precision, which means that it can mean basically anything. A lot of … Continue reading

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Should We Be Worried? Artist Tom Estes On Net Neutrality

  Chosen by high profile judges from over 900 entries from around the globe, The AVBIV Selected Artists for 2017 at La Biennale di Venezia include Tom Estes’ Live Art Performance: The Anomaly Tom Estes‘ Live Art performance, The Anomaly, … Continue reading

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The Cryogenics Lab That Doesn’t See Death As The End Of Life

  Image:  Live Art Performance by Tom Estes at Yami-Ichi (Black Market) at Tate Modern  One Michigan cryogenics lab is promising people the chance at a longer life that extends even after they die. Though the practice is more fiction than science at this … Continue reading

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