The largest and most comprehensive digital art biennale The Wrong has launched (1 November). Its mission is to create, promote and push positive forward-thinking contemporary digital art to a wider audience worldwide through a biennial event that gathers the best art selected by the best, while embraces the young talents of today’s exciting digital art scene.
The Wrong is divided into online and IRL locations around the world. The online biennale happens in pavilions; virtual curated spaces in which selected works are exhibited. The offline biennale happens in The Wrong Embassy Network, art spaces, galleries, institutions and artist run spaces in cities around the world which feature temporary AFK projects, featuring live performances, workshops, artist talks and exhibitions. The Wrong has no theme. Each of the official pavilions and embassies has a curator or team of curators responsible to select its participating artists.
Participating embassies are: Transfer (Brooklyn), University of the Art (Philadelphia), UMASS Student Union Gallery (Amherst), Nootropic Automat (New Orleans), PDX Hackerspace (Portland), Noisebridge (San Francisco), Great Wall of Oakland (Oakland), Xpace Cultural Centre (Toronto), Vivo Media Arts Centre (Vancouver), Bilbao Arte (Bilbao), Hangar (Barcelona), Plutón CC (Valencia), Arebyte Gallery (London), Galerie Charlot (Paris), Ateliers Quatrepourcent (Nancy), Scatolabianca (Milan), WOWA (Rimini), Digital3mpire (Düsseldorf), Interface Cultures LAB (Linz), D’une Certaine Gaieté (Liege), Hacklab01 (Zagreb), Inquiry Inc (Osijek), Lampa Studio (St. Petersburg), ETAJ (Novossibirsk), Station (Beirut), Superliquidato (Cluj-Napoca), Space Debris (Istanbul), AUS College of Art and Design (Sharjah), El Museo Universitario del Chopo (Mexico DF), LaGun (Ciudad Juarez), Mirante (São Paulo), Federal University of Espírito Santo (Vitória), NNM Studio (Lima), Espacio Pla (Buenos Aires), Universidad Nacional de las Artes (Buenos Aires), Taller Monstruo (Santiago de Chile), Intelligentsia Gallery (Beijing), OMNI space (Bandung), Our Monster (Seoul) and Fort Delta (Melbourne).
The curators leading pavilions and/or embassies for The Wrong (again) are Frère Reinert & Ellectra Radikal, Robert Seidel, Alfredo Salazar-Caro, Valentina Fois, Benoit Mathieu Palop, Jan Robert Leegte, Mathieu St-Pierre & Clif Pottberg & Zoe Stawska & Hendrix Nash & Spencer Selby & Rob Mac & Troy Ford, Rea McNamara, Morehshin Allahyari, Haydi Roket, Ciro Museres, Elena Garnelo, Anthi Tzakou, Andreu Belsunces Gonçalves, Nicolás Gerardi, Mario Santamaria, Cesar Escudero Andaluz, Seyhan Musaoglu, Liaizon Wakest & Nıhıl Mınus, Marios Athanasiou, Koen Delaere & Just Quist, Pashalia Kazantzidou, Nimrod Vardi & Tine Scharffenberg, Lucie Kåss & Ann-Kristin Olsen, Kamilia Kard & Filippo Lorenzin, Johann Velit, Emilia De Las Carreras, Celina Pla & Merlina Rañi, Virginia del Río, Glenn Young, Shaina Why & Sarah Wang, Enrique Salmoiraghi, Gerhardt Rubio Swaneck, Vedran Gligo, Tyler Kline, James Bowen, Joseph Flynn, Gibrann Morgado, Adrienne Crossman, Amy Smith, Unmaru Un & Soo Hye Baik, Valeria Hernández, Victoria Vinamaragui, León de la Rosa, Gabriel Menotti, Adhi Suryo, Maria Balea, Dina Karadžić, Serj Kirchano, Cruz Garcia & Nathalie Frankowski, Agustin Genoud, Evgenia Zalivina, Tom Milnes, Annalisa Trapani, Janire Goikoetxea, Erik H Zepka & Erica Lapadat-Janzen & Shauna Jean Doherty, Jon Hannis & Stephanie Mendosa, David Musgravem, Timothy Furstnau, Cristina Ghetti, Alix Desaubliaux & Hugo Lermechin, Clif Pottberg & Spencer Selby & Zoe Stawska, Lorna Mills, Scot Cotterell, Patrick Lichty, Julia Borges Araña & Guilherme Brandão and David Quiles Guilló.
More than 500 artists have been officially invited, and have their work featured in the pavilions and embassies, and many are still applying until the end of the event to participate of the open pavilions. The Wrong is the only free biennial that is fully accessible and free, both to participate and to attend, and everything is just one click away.
This is a 90 days long biennale, launched 1 November and it will feature new content almost in a daily basis.
Photo: (Still) Russell Miller ‘Please Murder Me’ Digital video loop 2014
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