UpStage is a web-based tool for cyberformance (live online performance). Since its launch in January 2004, six international online festivals of cyberformance have been held in UpStage and many other events, performances, workshops and so on have taken place. As of 2017, UpStage is being completely rebuilt in order to take advantage of and be compatible with current technologies.


UBERMORGEN’s research-based practice is driven by a desire to satisfy their own curiosity, without the constraints of having a defined political agenda or preconceived beliefs. Their open-ended investigations focus on the concept of corporate and governmental authority, power structures, and institutional and individual responsibility.

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Known as one of the “premiere web sites for net art,” (1996-2016)  commissioned over 220 original Net | Web | Hybrid Art works and hosted over 20 real-time, multi-location performances. As networking technologies acquired wireless capabilities and became mobile,  remained at the forefront of the field by supporting artworks created for ‘mixed realities’, such as Locative Media and Augmented Reality (AR)

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the wrong

the wrong new digital art biennale is a global event aiming to nurture digital culture today.

what’s the wrong’s mission?
to create, promote and push positive forward-thinking contemporary digital art to a wider audience through a biennial event that gathers a vast selection of digital artworks, embracing the artists, curators and institutions of today’s exciting digital culture scene.

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The Thing

THE THING was founded in 1991 by artist Wolfgang Staehle and became a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation in September 1998. Prior to that date it was supported entirely by the dedication and enthusiasm of a community of volunteer activists and artists. Even with these limited resources THE THING quickly gained a reputation as a center for new media practice and theory, social forums and on-line art projects.

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Tank TV

Founded by Tank Magazine in 2003 is an online gallery and inspirational showcase of artist's film and video. Dedicated to exhibiting both emerging and established international artists on the web, we curate around eight exhibitions a year and hold events at and with some of the world's most respected institutions such as Tate Modern, the ICA, ZKM Kalrsruhe and Kulturhuset Stockholm. Each show has a global audience, which can also access our archive of over 600 previously exhibited moving image works.

SPAMM - SuPer Modern Art Museum

SPAMM The SuPer Modern Art Museum is an international platform for post-Internet artists, an open space for digital creation, a decentralized alternative to the elitism of contemporary art.

Founded in 2011 by the French net-artist Systaime, the origin of the French Trash Touch (nod to the French techno vein that brought the Daft Punk & co to international attention), SPAMM is the emanation a net-culture that defends open access to the creation and appropriation by digital artists of their workspace and demonstration.


In recognition of the pioneering experimental works continually being produced by artists for the internet has been established to provide a space for the exhibition of exciting new works by a growing community of audio visual artists, while also providing a forum for discourse around new technologies and the nature of soundtoys.

Runme is a software art repository, launched in January 2003. It is an open, moderated database to which people are welcome to submit projects they consider to be interesting examples of software art.

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Software art is an intersection of two almost non-overlapping realms: software and art. It has a different meaning and aura in each. Software art gets its lifeblood and its techniques from living software culture and represents approaches and strategies similar to those used in the art world.


The Rhizome ArtBase was founded in 1999 to preserve works of net art that were deemed to be "of potential historical significance." Encompassing a vast range of projects from artists all over the world, the ArtBase provides a home for works that employ materials such as software, code, websites, moving images, games, and browsers.

Random magazine

This website won't be updated anymore, but the archive (2001-2011) stays online.

The first version went online in 2001 as a single webpage hosted by the art portal, but it soon grew into a bigger project. Posts about Net Art, using the site as a public diary.
In 2005 Random got a brand new web address and a real publishing platform. A lot of people started to contribute and the topics began to widen, including all forms of digital creativity (video, installations, music, games).


Laboratoire des arts numériques, électroniques et médiatiques. C’est-à-dire un lieu de pensée, d'observation, d'étude, d'expérimentation, de fabrication et de recherche pour l'art... Un projet où les technologies participent à la création artistique, par leur mise en œuvre, leur analyse ou leurs usages.

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Neural is a printed magazine established in 1993 dealing with new media art, electronic music and hacktivism. It was founded by Alessandro Ludovico and Minus Habens Records label owner Ivan Iusco in Bari (Italy).

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netzspannung is a platform for interactive art and media art education. has been online since 2001, and defines itself as a tool for researching, reflecting upon, and imparting electronic culture. The platform for the › theory and practice of media art offers over 2,500 work descriptions, texts, images and videos for the purpose of interdisciplinary education in art, design and informatics.

netartnet is an online-gallery listing and directory. The archive contains current and past exhibitions with dates, links, and press releases. exists for quick access to netart listings by replacing the need for multiple sources: all online gallery bookmarks in one place.

Natural Habitat

Natural Habitat is a virtual museum for internet art. Founded in 2019 by Alex Kälin in Zürich, Switzerland.

The museum celebrates exceptional art that floats on the internet. It aims to put internet art in the limelight and encourage its development. Our mission is to show how internet art is part of art history. We are committed to give a place to internet art and make it understood by a broader audience. The museum aspires to be easily understandable for everyone interested.

Medien Kunst Netz / Media Arts Net

Introducing a range of topics related to media and art, «Media Art Net» aims at establishing an Internet structure that offers highly qualified content by granting free access at the same time. Tendencies of art and media technology development throughout the twentieth century serve as the background for promoting historic and contemporary perspectives on artistic work in and with the media.

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Ljubljana Digital Media Lab or Ljudmila, is an open-access digital media laboratory that aims to connect artists and NGOs with new media and technology. Ljudmila also runs an open-source platform for the distribution of free artistic and cultural content.

Ljudmila hosts several net-art pieces by one of the founders Vuc Cosic


"IRATIONAL.ORG is an international system for deploying "irational" information, services and products for the displaced and roaming.

IRATIONAL.ORG supports independent artists and organisations that need to maintain mission critical information systems. These 'Irationalists' create work that pushes the boundaries between the corporate realms of business, art and engineering.

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Founded in 1994 by Grégory Chatonsky and Karen Dermineur, is one of the first groups of French artists to work on the Internet and digital arts practices . Incident is an independent structure operating without subsidies.

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Histories of Internet Art: Fictions and Factions

The "Histories of Internet Art: Fictions and Factions" web site is an online-only exhibition of the early (and continuous) history of Internet art. Produced by students in the Digital Art area located in the University of Colorado's Art and Art History Department, and in conjunction with the Alt-X Online Network, ATLAS and blurr, this ongoing exhibition showcases a student-designed web interface that takes readers to online art work created by both internationally celebrated and emerging Internet artists.


In 1996 artists Ruth Catlow and Marc Garrett initiated an online community for collaboration and experimentation, informed by community arts, pirate radio, activism and street art. A grassroots network and programme emerged, inspired by free and open software cultures.  Challenging notions of the individual genius artist this continues to thrive and to engage diverse people with arts, technology and its impact on social change.

Electronic Literature Organization (ELO)

Electronic Literature Organization, the international organization dedicated to the investigation of literature produced for the digital medium.

Founded in Chicago, Illinois in 1999, the ELO now has a presence across North America and in South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa.  Our members hail from a wide array of disciplines and areas of study, including Art, Literature, Communication, Computer Science, Humanities, Digital Humanities, Media Studies, Women Studies, and Comparative Media.

Digital Latin American Cultures Network

The  Digital Latin American Cultures Network researches the cultural dimensions of new media in Latin America, and includes analysis of digital cultural products such as blogs, apps, videogames, works of, e-poetry or hypermedia novels, as well as more ethnographic study of the communities and practices that are generated by and through the use of new media in the region.


CTheory is an electronic academic journal published since 1996. It is an international journal focusing on technology and media theory, technology, and culture, publishing articles, interviews, book reviews and "event-scenes." It is edited by Arthur and Marilouise Kroker.

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BrowserBased is partly a material / technically oriented platform dealing with the browser based context as well as a net-culture knowledge base. BrowserBased is a gathering in Amsterdam with guest speakers, workshops, etc. BrowserBased is also a net-culture group blog on Facebook, found here:

Born - fifteen year of art and literature

From 1996 until its retirement in 2011, Born connected over 900 contributors, generating an extraordinary record of collaboration between literary arts and multimedia. Born was launched during the fledgling days of the internet, and became one of the Web’s most innovative and enduring publications as it expanded possibilities for literary/arts in a time of rapidly evolving technologies.


Founded in 1995, The Hyper-X Online gallery exhibits cutting-edge net art, digital narrative, and experiential codework. Home to the first-ever online net art exhibition ("Digital Studies: Being In Cyberspace"), Hyper-X continues to investigate the slippery border between exhibition, publication, and performance. Guest curators include Mark Amerika, Abe Linkoln, Christiane Paul, and Jay Dillemuth.

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blinkvideo is a professional website for research of video art, performance and multimedia installations. Anita Beckers and Julia Sökeland initiated the platform on the background of their own experience as curators and gallerists.

The web platform connects galleries worldwide and gives the possibility to present their artists online. Since March 2012 there is a pool of over 2400 video works to be looked at on the web.

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ArtFem TV

ArtFem.TV is an online television programme presenting Art and Feminism. The aim of ArtFem.TV is to foster Women in the Arts, their art works and projects, to create an international online television screen for the creativity, images and voices of Women. ArtFem.TV is a non-profit artist run ITV and media art portal about Art and Feminism.

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Archive of Digital Art (ADA)

As a pioneer in the field of Media Arts research, the ARCHIVE OF DIGITAL ART (ADA, former Database of Virtual Art) documents the rapidly evolving field of digital installation art for more than a decade now. This complex, research-oriented overview of works at the intersection of art, science, and technology has been developed in cooperation with international media artists, researchers and institutions, as a collective project.

AND - Artists Network Database

Once completed, AND – Artists Network Database represents the database including the biographies of artists and curators who are participating in “The New Museum of Networked Art” and its subordinated project environments since 2000.

This database curated by Agricola de Cologne will allow all people who are interested in receiving information about these artists to access their involved art works and the connected project environments online.