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The Current Museum is a non-profit institution devoted to art that explores the impact of technology on the human condition. We collect and commission born-digital artworks from living artists, and we're building a community of patrons in NYC, and beyond.

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39 Posts

  • Kickstarting 2019

    2019-01-30
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    You're the very first to know. We've launched a Kickstarter campaign. (...
  • Artist Profile – belit sağ

    2018-09-14
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    Artwork featured in the salon – '(Against) Randomness' (2017) Single-channel video with audio, Edition of 5. Image courtesy of the...
  • Artist Profile – Thomson & Craighead

    2018-09-12
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    Artwork featured in the salon – 'A Short Film about War' two-channel video with audio, Edition of 3 (2009/2010). Image courtesy of the...
  • Artist Profile – Ja'Tovia Gary

    2018-09-11
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    Artwork featured in the salon – 'An Ecstatic Experience' (2015) Single-channel video with Audio, Edition of 7. Image courtesy of the...
  • Artist Profile – Michael Mandiberg

    2018-09-11
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    Artwork featured in the salon – 'Print Wikipedia' (2015) Edition 5 + 2AP. Image courtesy of Denny Dimin Gallery. (...
  • Artist Profile – UBERMORGEN

    2018-09-08
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    Artwork featured in the salon – 'Injunction Generator' (2001) Edition 3 + 1AP (online) (Screenshot, artwork courtesy of the...
  • Artist Profile – Addie Wagenknecht

    2018-09-05
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    Artwork featured in the salon – 'Believe Me' Commissioned by the Whitney Museum of American Art for its artport website (2018)...
  • Artist Profile – Constant Dullaart

    2018-09-05
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    Artwork featured in the salon – 'phantom.dance' A new online performance. Web Archive, Unique (2018) (Image courtesy of the...
  • Artist Profile – Eva and Franco Mattes

    2018-09-03
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    Artwork featured in the salon – 'No Fun' Online Performance, Single-channel Video with Audio, Edition of 3 (2010) (Image courtesy of...
  • Artist Profile – Clement Valla

    2018-08-31
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    Artwork featured in the salon – 'Postcards from Google Earth' unique web-based algorithmic artwork (2010 – ongoing). Image courtesy of...
  • ANNOUNCING: 'The Current // Truth'

    2018-08-15
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    Image Credit: Clement Valla ' Postcards from Google Earth ( http://www.postcards-from-google-earth.com/ )' The Current is pleased to...
  • Artist Profile – Takeshi Murata

    2018-05-22
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    Artwork featured in the salon –  'Untitled (Pink Dot)' (2006) Single channel video, Duration: 05:00 looped (20 minute soundtrack by...
  • Artist Profile – Steina Vasulka

    2018-05-20
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    Artwork in the salon: Warp (2000) Digital video, color, sound. Duration: 04:13. Edition 1 of 3. Courtesy of Berg Contemporary (...
  • Artist Profile – Shigeko Kubota

    2018-05-17
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    Artwork featured in the salon: 'SoHo/SoAP Rain Damage' (1985) Video with Audio, Duration 08:25. On loan courtesy of EAI (...
  • Artist Profile – JODI

    2018-05-16
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     Artwork in the salon: JODI – 'Jet Set Willy Variations © 1984' (2002) 6 Datatapes, + Digital .audio files, 6 Software Files .sna + .tap...
  • Artist Profile – Rafaël Rozendaal

    2018-05-16
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    Artwork featured in the salon: 'itwillneverbethesame.com' (2004) Website, Unique Edition. View Online. ( http://itwillneverbethesame.com/...
  • A Conversation on 'Permanence'

    2018-05-15
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    The Current is pleased to announce our second salon discussion on the topic of 'Permanence' on May 23rd at 8PM EST. ' The Current //...
  • How Does a Museum Collect Software?

    2018-05-08
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    A look inside the conservator’s process By Lorena Ramírez-López and Ben Fino-Radin When you imagine what an art conservator does, you...
  • Artist Profile – Morehshin Allahyari

    2018-05-03
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    Artwork featured in the salon: 'South Ivan Human Heads: Bearded River God' (2017) 3D Printed Sandstone, 'Dead Drop' Files and Electronic...
  • Artist Profile – Olia Lialina

    2018-04-29
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    Artwork featured in the salon: 'Summer' (2013) Animated GIF on loan courtesy of the artist. Olia Lialina says she didn’t consider...
  • Venn Diagram Identities and Surviving the Internet

    2018-04-20
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    “Our conceptions and misconceptions of each other unfold through the digital," said Nora Khan as she introduced an audience of live and...
  • 🎧Founding The Current's Collection🔌

    2018-04-20
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    The Current hosted the first gathering of our cooperative collection committee on February 20th, 2018.  Artworks selected by Nora Khan...
  • Salon #2 – The Current // Permanence

    2018-04-02
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    Save the date for our second salon gathering in SoHo on May 23rd with moderator Ben Fino-Radin, a time-based media conservator and...
  • Artist Profile – Hyphen-labs

    2018-02-21
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    Artwork featured in the salon: 'Neurospeculative Afrofeminism (NSAF)' (2016 – ongoing) Virtual Reality Artwork for Oculus...
  • Artist Profile – Tabita Rezaire

    2018-02-21
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    Artwork featured in the salon:'Premium Connect' (2017) Single-channel moving image with audio, Duration: 13:00. Tabita Rezaire (b. 1989)...
  • Artist Profile – Ryan Kuo

    2018-02-18
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    Artwork featured in the salon: 'Family Maker' (2017-Ongoing) MAC OS X Application (Digital edition of 88 on Left Gallery (...
  • Artist Profile – LaTurbo Avedon

    2018-02-18
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    Artwork featured in the salon: 'ID' (2015) Single-channel Video with Audio and 3-channel Installation with Audio (Edition 3 +AP,...
  • Artist Profile – Ann Hirsch

    2018-02-17
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    Artwork featured at the salon: 'Twelve' (2013) Unique Sculpture and iPad Application. Ann Hirsch (b. 1985) is a video and performance...
  • Artist Profile – Jakob Kudsk Steensen

    2018-02-16
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    Artwork featured at the salon: 'AQUAPHOBIA' (2017) Roomscale Virtual Reality Artwork for HTC Vive. (Edition of 4, Duration...
  • Artist Profile – Meriem Bennani

    2018-02-14
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    Artwork featured at the salon: 'Fardaous Funjab: Episode 1: Fardaous' (2015-2017) Single-channel Video with Audio (Edition 3, Duration:...
  • Artist Profile – Jacolby Satterwhite

    2018-02-13
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    Artwork featured at the salon: 'Domestika' (2017) 360° Video with Audio (Edition 8, Duration: 15:24)  A self-proclaimed “extended frame...
  • Artist Profile – Snow Yunxue Fu

    2018-02-12
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    Artwork featured at the salon: 'Side' (2017) a Moving Image Installation with Audio (Edition 1 +1AP, Duration: 06:08) Snow Yunxue Fu (b....
  • Online Preview

    2018-02-12
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    Visit our salon page to preview the works selected by Nora Khan for Salon #1 – The Current // Identity: http://current.mu/salon
  • Featured Artists – The Current // Identity

    2018-02-01
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    📅 Tuesday, February 20th 📍 SoHo Salon with Members of The Current from 6-10PM 🔊 Livestreaming in 360° on Facebook Live at 8PM EST “This...
  • Shaping the Cultural Legacy of our Generation

    2018-01-17
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    *Animated GIF via Giphy by Bryan Unger* Post by Kelani Nichole – Board Member, Development for The Current, and Owner of TRANSFER...
  • The Current // Identity

    2018-01-11
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    In preparation for our first salon, moderator Nora Khan offers a framework to guide the discussion: “What do we talk about when we talk...
  • Announcing our First Salon

    2018-01-09
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    📅 Tuesday, February 20th 📍 SoHo Salon with Members of The Current from 6-10PM 🔊 Livestreaming in 360° on Facebook Live at 8PM EST The...
  • Why The Current? – A Note from the Museum's Founder

    2017-11-15
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    Earlier this year while thinking through the institution’s next steps, I asked a fundamental question: should The Current exist? In an...
  • The Current – Test Patterns

    2017-11-15
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    📸 Hyphen Labs, “NeuroSpeculative AfroFeminism” (Photo: Ramin Shambayati) In the Fall of 2016, The Current invited artists,...