Recommended read: Astro Noise


Laura Poitras, Ai Weiwei, Jacob Appelbaum, Cory Doctorow, Jill Magid, Trevor Paglen, Edward Snowden, Hito Steyerl… need to say more?





Ceiling Cat sticker


A sticker we’ll sell tomorrow at the Internet Yami-ichi ($5 each), it’s a photo of a sculpture of ours, you must stick it to the ceiling. It has the same dimension as the sculpture.





mmhhh, the internet is not what is used to be






Image search result for “Panic attack”


Image search result for “Panic attack” printed on various objects by online services
Print on shower curtain, calendar, key chain, bottle, slip dress
Exhibition view, Spazio Contemporanea, Brescia





Ceiling Cat sculpture

Eva and Franco Mattes, Ceiling Cat

Taxidermy cat, polyurethane resin, hole
56 x 13 x 20 cm

sculpture based on an old meme. It’s a taxidermy cat peeking through a hole in the ceiling. It’s cute and scary at the same time (like the internet). This was photographed at Carroll/Fletcher, London.





The Influencers 2016 poster






The Influencers 2016 teaser





The Influencers are coming to Barcelona!

cellular tower pennington creek road, san luis obispo

The Influencers festival is approaching, book your flight: Barcelona, October 20-22

With the participation of Bill Binney, Zach Blas, Simon Denny, Heather Dewey-Hagborg, Kenneth Goldsmith, Gene Kogan, Joana Moll and Joey Skaggs.

Lectures, workshops, screenings & Internet Yami-Ichi: “a 3 day-long adventure in the turbulent waters where the transformation of contemporary public sphere, unusual art tactics and rebel hacktivism meet (or clash).”

(curated by yours truly)





BEFNOED at the 16th Art Quadrennial in Roma

Eva and Franco Mattes, Befnoed

Eva and Franco Mattes, Befnoed

BEFNOED at the 16th Art Quadriennale, Roma. It’s curated by Domenico Quaranta, opening NOW, if you’re there take pics!





Digital Contagions is out


Jussi Parikka’s new book is out: Digital Contagions. A Media Archaeology of Computer Viruses. And our work is on the cover!

“Viruses, worms, and other software objects are not seen merely from the perspective of anti-virus research or practical security concerns, but as cultural and historical expressions that traverse a non-linear field from fiction to technical media, from net art to politics of software.”