Art 511 Art & Telecommunications

Assignment 2: Web Aesthetics: Judging Online Web Events


This assignment asks you to explore Web art aesthetics. There are now several international juried art shows focused on Web art, but the criteria of excellence are still in flux. This assignment asks you to refine you own aesthetics.   It has 3 parts:
 
2007 Prix Ars Electronica Digital Community Prizes
http://www.aec.at/en/archives/prix_archive/prix_year_cat.asp?iProjectID=14159&iCategoryID=12420

2006 Prix Ars Electronica Digital Community Prizes
http://www.aec.at/en/archives/prix_archive/prix_year_cat.asp?iProjectID=13638&iCategoryID=12420

2006 Prix Ars Electronica Net Vision Prizes
http://www.aec.at/en/archives/prix_archive/prix_year_cat.asp?iProjectID=13638&iCategoryID=12418

Ars Electronica prior years archive
http://www.aec.at/en/archives/prix_einstieg.asp

2007 Rhizome net commissions
http://rhizome.org/commissions/

2006 Rhizome net commissions
http://rhizome.org/commissions/2006/


Consider using the following criteria. Write a short commentary about what you found interesting in your top sites. In your own commentary you can propose other criteria of excellence if not covered by these.


This page is part of Art 511 New Communications Technologies in the Conceptual/Information Arts Program.  It was prepared by Professor Stephen Wilson..