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Information, edited by Sarah Cook, is out: “This anthology provides the first art-historical reassessment of information-based art in relation to data structures and exhibition curation.” It’s part of Whitechapel’s Documents of Contemporary Art, and it features a great essay by Marina Gržinić on our work Life Sharing.

Raw data is now the stuff of life – and of art, as this impressive compendium makes plain. But data is never simply dematerialized or pure; it is always tethered to modes of transmission, storage and embodiment, and the artists and artworks highlighted here thrillingly explore the things and networks and media that have changed how we see and what we know in the age of information. – Michelle Kuo, Editor in Chief, Artforum