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Cao Fei

Legend has it that leading up to the International Center of Photography’s 2009 triennial, curators at the New York-based institution had to deploy avatars in Second Life…

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Interview: Cecilia Alemani

The curator of Frieze Projects and High Line’s public art program talks about the challenges of site-specificity, and the delicate balance of entertainment and education.

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On Cao Fei

Best known for a Second Life-based speculative reality created in the heyday of virtual communities, Cao Fei’s work expresses a schizophrenic present at the threshold of prosperity and collapse.

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Lu Yang

When Walter Benjamin wrote about the aura of the artwork, he spoke in terms of its elusive, almost divine nature; he most certainly didn’t mean that it could be a physical, detachable thing…

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