JODI is a net art group consisting of Joan Heemskerk and Dirk Paesmans. The group was one of the first to use the Internet’s creative possibilities. Already around 1994 they were beginning to use the Internet as material.


"An experimental website, using randomly generated ASCII art and Javascript.


Jodi pioneered Web art in the mid-1990s. Jodi were among the first artists to investigate and subvert conventions of the Internet, computer programs and video and computer games.

The Folksomy project

JODI's ongoing performance project, The Folksomy Project, takes YouTube as source material, with the artists utilizing custom software to select and manipulate user-generated videos from the popula