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NEEN ART MOVEMENT - by Miltos Manetas

NEEN ART MOVEMENT - by Miltos Manetas | Digital #MediaArt(s) Numérique(s) | Scoop.it

Neen-the meme- was born in 2000. Before leaving NY for Los Angeles, I commissioned to Sausalito-based company Lexicon, to come with a new term for Art. It had to be a word that myself and my friends could use, to call the very peculiar feeling of awe-inspiring beauty which rises sometimes from a few artifacts we encounter in the computer screen.
Lexicon, the company that had come with BlackBerry for Research In Motion, Pentium, for Intel and Powerbook for Apple, had its researchers working for different months before they finally send me a list of about 70 names from which to choose. ...

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#NEEN: The birth of Neen at the Gagosian Gallery - by Miltos Manetas

#NEEN: The birth of Neen at the Gagosian Gallery - by Miltos Manetas | Digital #MediaArt(s) Numérique(s) | Scoop.it

Neen was introduced at the Gagosian Gallery in NYC, on May 31 May 2000 on a conference with Yvonne Force, (Neen project's producer), Miltos Manetas, (artist), Peter Lunenfeld, (writer), David Placek, (President of Lexicon Branding), J.C.Herz (writer and giornalist), Steven Pinker (MIT Professor, and writer) and Joseph Kosuth (artist).
The whole project was organized and sponsored by Art Production Fund and venture capitalist Louis Marx Junior. ...

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