Browsing Category: media art

  • The art of Hackgate

    At about 12.30 last night a widely-published cartoonist had his email and password broadcast on Twitter. Mark Wood’s only connection to #hackgate is that he has also worked for The Sun. If his characters are anything to go by, Wood is a likeable sort. His client list suggests he’s hard-working. And indeed a web listing …

    July 19, 2011
  • Cory Arcangel, Beat the Champ, 2011

    This post, about art hacks, has almost nothing to do with cultural journalists. It has more to do with a visit to the Cory Arcangel installation at the Barbican and computer hacking. Arcangel has taken 14 games consoles and fitted a chip which allows the system to play itself. His coding dictates that the central …

    February 15, 2011