Internet provocateurs JODI pioneered Web art in the mid-1990s. Based in The Netherlands, JODI (Joan Heemskerk and Dirk Paesmans) were among the first artists to investigate and subvert conventions of the Internet, computer programs, and video and computer games. Radically disrupting the very language of these systems, including interfaces, commands, errors and code, JODI stages extreme digital interventions that destabilize the relationship between computer technology and its users. full biography
Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) 535 West 22nd Street, 5th floor
New York, NY 10011
Monday, April 2, 2012, 6:30 pm
In a rare New York speaking appearance, JODI (Joan Heemskerk and Dirk Paesmans) took part in a presentation and conversation with independent curator Michael Connor and computer programmer, composer, and artist Cory Arcangel. JODI are pioneers of Web-based art who have been called the monkey wrench in the works of the digital revolution. At EAI, they presented a selection of their digital interventions, including videos, custom software, hacked video games, and Internet-based works.
EAI 535 West 22nd Street, Fifth Floor, New York City
Wednesday, May 10, 2006, 6:30 pm
Renowned digital artists JODI in a rare public demonstration of their latest video game modifications, Max Payne Cheats Only. Presented by EAI and Rhizome, their live demonstration was followed by an in-depth discussion and question and answer session hosted by media art curator Caitlin Jones.
Pier 90, Booth L12 Twelfth Avenue at 50th & 52nd Streets, New York City
March 11-14, 2005
Electronic Arts Intermix was a participant in The Armory Show: The International Fair of New Art 2005. EAI featured new video and digital works by emerging and established contemporary artists, including Cory Arcangel, JODI, Paper Rad, and Lawrence Weiner. EAI also previewed a new initiative featuring emerging artists, including Bernadette Corporation, Shana Moulton, Takeshi Murata, and Seth Price.