You're The Artist Now, Dawg! - A Digital Minimalism Exhibition

POSTED BY: patrick lichty | Sat Jan 23rd, 2010 8:01 p.m.

YTAND (You're the Artist Now, Dawg!)
A Digital Minimalism Exhibition
Curated by Patrick Lichty
plichty at colum dot edu
Pages due 4/15/10
Launch 5/1/10

User-driven viral media sites such as have created a form of “internet - native” aesthetics that also seen on sites like,, and many others, that have inspired New Media artists like Marisa Olson, Jon Satron, JonCates and Cory Arcangel to create forms such as “dirt style” and “glitch”. As the site states, a “YTMND” is:
A page(s) featuring a juxtaposition of a single image, optionally animated or tiled, along with large zooming text and a looping sound file. YTMND is also the general term used to describe any such site.
A YTMND, as a potential net.artform, is a highly formal/minimal structure, and it is through this format that the curator is inviting artists to create their own pages as exploration of digitally minimal forms.

Invited Artists include:
Jon Satrom
Marisa Olson
Artists are invited to explore and submit their own pages for consideration for this exhibition. Pages can be part of or independent from Artists will submit:
Url of page:
Brief description of page:
Artists will be notified of inclusion by April 20, and the site will go live on May 1. 2010. Depending on interest, a catalogue may be published by Intelligent Agent.
For more information, contact:
Patrick Lichty
Department of Interactive Arts & Media, Columbia College Chicago
916/1000 S. Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL, 60505
plichty at colum dot edu