"IT WUZ TEH BEST OV TIEMS, IT WUZ TEH WURST OV TIEMS, IT WUZ TEH AGE OV WISDOM, IT WUZ TEH AGE OV FOOLISHNES, IT WUZ TEH EPOCH OV BELIEF, IT WUZ TEH EPOCH OV INCREDULITY, IT WUZ TEH SEASON OV LIGHT, IT WUZ TEH SEASON OV DARKNES, IT WUZ TEH SPRIN OV HOPE, IT WUZ TEH WINTR OV DESPAIR, WE HAD EVRYTHIN BEFORE US, WE HAD NOTHIN BEFORE US, WE WUZ ALL GOIN DIRECT 2 CYBER HEAVEN, WE WUZ ALL GOIN DIRECT 2 CYBER HELL- IN SHORT, TEH PERIOD... WUZ SO FAR LIEK TEH PRESENT PERIOD, DAT SUM OV ITZ NOISIEST AUTHORITIEZ INSISTD ON ITZ BEAN RECEIVD, 4 GUD OR 4 EVIL, IN DA SUPERLATIV DEGREE OV COMPARISON ONLY." -ANONYMOUS 4CHAN POST, 2005
"The Web as I envisioned it, we have not seen it yet. The future is still so much bigger than the past."
On March 17th, 2011, 319 Scholes in Brooklyn, New York will present the final project from Internet curatorial team JstChillin. Thirty-five artists will participate in the show, all of whom have been featured on JstChillin.org, and most of whom will be in person on opening night. Read/Write attempts to capture and translate the spirit of their year and a half long online exhibition dating October 2009 - February 2011. The exhibition will run from March 17th - March 30, 2011."This technology was meant to expand human communication, but you're not even human any more! What you've become terrifies me. You're a freak!"
Dr. Angelo in The Lawnmower Man (1992)
Participating artists include Brad Troemel and Lauren Christiansen, Nick De Marco, Math Wrath, Hanna Terese Nilsson and Rasmus Svensson, Ryan Barone, Ben Schumacher, Zach Shipko, Artie Vierkant, Martin Kohout, Anne de Vries, Ivan Gaytan, Eilis McDonald, Tabor Robak, Bailey Salisbury, Simmons & Burke, Mitch Trale, Eugene Kotlyarenko, Jonathan Vingiano, Jon Rafman, Jacob Broms Engblom and Ryder Ripps, Guthrie Lonergan, Ida Lehtonen, Ben Vickers, Duncan Malashock, Tolga Taluy, Melissa Sachs and Cameron Soren, Daniel Leyva, Chris Coy and Rafael Rozendaal.