The collection contains information about pieces such as “Priceless” by Kevin Abosch and Ai Weiwei or “*MOUCHETTE*” by Martine Neddam that reflect on how we live our lives in an interconnected world. The collection explores the possibilities and limits of the medium internet. It includes subjects such as connectivity, interaction, value, chance, identity and control and medias such as Websites, Gifs, E-Mails and Texts.
Art & Artists
53 Archive items
Alex Kälin, Director
Alex Kälin is a Multimedia Producer, his work focuses on cultural journalism. He studied Multimedia Production in Bern and has worked in desktop publishing, graphic design and film. He became the founder and director of “Natural Habitat”, a digital museum for internet art, due to his interest in fostering the art movement. Currently he leads the Natural Habitat Association and keeps the collection growing.
The first pieces he acquired information about were “PEPE WEST”, “No Fun”, “King's Cross Phone-In”. He aims to collect information about some great things that happened to the internet so they can't be forgotten as easily as all the bullshit online.
Diana Lira, Head Curator
Diana Lira is an independent curator and adviser, focusing on the intersection between fine arts, technology and economy. She studied Biology, completed the program of the MA Curatorial Studies and recently concluded her MA in Transdisciplinary Studies in Arts. She counts on 10 years of experience in the contemporary fine arts system in different positions, performing different roles. She became a specialist in developing cross-cultural collaborations between different individuals and organizations across the globe. Currently she works in the field of AI, consults start-ups and manages and advises emerging and established artists in specific steps throughout their career. She is the Head Curator of Natural Habitat.