Pioneers and Pathbreakers


Art, Music, and Technology

Pioneers and Pathbreakers proposes testimonies and investigations by artists, curators, engineers, art critics, historians, scientists and other creative minds about the history of digital art, new media arts and new technologies including computer art, bioart and nanotech.

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Paulo Bruscky, a Legendary Brazilian Artist

Paulo Bruscky’s work reflects a simultaneous engagement with both the Brazilian artist’s local framework of Recife and a global network, which he documents in artist’s books, performative projects, and photographs. Associated with Fluxus, and a key participant in the international mail-art movement, he investigates meaning through action, collage, installation, film, and poetry. Produced during his […]

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Phill Niblock: the life of a living icon in experimental intermedia

Phill Niblock (b. 1933, USA) is an artist whose fifty-year career spans minimalist and experimental music, film and photography. Since 1985, he has served as director of Experimental Intermedia, a foundation for avant-garde music based in New York with a branch in Ghent, and curator of the foundation’s record label XI. Known for his thick, loud […]

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