Spell on You

Locations

United States
United States
The 7th Seoul International Media Art Biennale (Mediacity Seoul 2012)

The 7th edition ‘Spell on You’ proposes to explore the overpowering influence of a spell, encapsulated in the song ‘I Put a Spell on You’ by Scream’ Jay Hawkins, an American blues singer and songwriter. This exhibition will question the wider technological means of utilizing the media in the 21st century, and expose the current social and political contexts in which the recent phenomena of Social Networking Services such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube have globally surfaced the Internet. The exhibition brings together new and recent works by approximately fifty international artists from all over the world. Artistic Director: Jinsang YOO (Critic and curator based in Seoul, Professor of Project Arts at Kaywon School of Art and Design) Co-curators: Yukiko SHIKATA (Independent curator and critic based in Tokyo), Olof van WINDEN(Director of Todays Art, Director of Netherlands Media Art Institute), Dooeun CHOI(Creative Director of Nabi Art Center, Co-curator of Zero1 Biennale)