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Copies (1999)

There was this art website called Hell.com that had no public access. In February ’99 Rhizome subscribers received an invitation and password to see the new exhibition. During the opening we copied the whole show and published it on our website without restrictions. Our action upset Hell.com and lead to a cease-and-desist request. While Hell.com recently ceased to exist, our version remained visible ever since.

work copies hellwork copies hell

 

Than we copied another website: Art.Teleportacia.org, the first Net Art gallery on the internet. We also made some little changes remixing the original works.

work copies teleportaciawork copies teleportacia

 

And finally we copied Jodi.org. Unlike the past two copies, which contained small modifications, Jodi’s website was duplicated with no variations at all. Jodi didn’t complain.

work copies jodiwork copies jodi

 

These interventions started a heated debate on originality, authenticity and uniqueness of art on the internet that is still open…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Copies (1999)

There was this art website called Hell.com that had no public access. In February ’99 Rhizome subscribers received an invitation and password to see the new exhibition. During the opening we copied the whole show and published it on our website without restrictions. Our action upset Hell.com and lead to a cease-and-desist request. While Hell.com recently ceased to exist, our version remained visible ever since.

work copies hellwork copies hell

 

Than we copied another website: Art.Teleportacia.org, the first Net Art gallery on the internet. We also made some little changes remixing the original works.

work copies teleportaciawork copies teleportacia

 

And finally we copied Jodi.org. Unlike the past two copies, which contained small modifications, Jodi’s website was duplicated with no variations at all. Jodi didn’t complain.

work copies jodiwork copies jodi

 

These interventions started a heated debate on originality, authenticity and uniqueness of art on the internet that is still open…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Copies (1999)

There was this art website called Hell.com that had no public access. In February ’99 Rhizome subscribers received an invitation and password to see the new exhibition. During the opening we copied the whole show and published it on our website without restrictions. Our action upset Hell.com and lead to a cease-and-desist request. While Hell.com recently ceased to exist, our version remained visible ever since.

work copies hellwork copies hell

 

Than we copied another website: Art.Teleportacia.org, the first Net Art gallery on the internet. We also made some little changes remixing the original works.

work copies teleportaciawork copies teleportacia

 

And finally we copied Jodi.org. Unlike the past two copies, which contained small modifications, Jodi’s website was duplicated with no variations at all. Jodi didn’t complain.

work copies jodiwork copies jodi

 

These interventions started a heated debate on originality, authenticity and uniqueness of art on the internet that is still open…