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Title image: Hito Steyerl, _Factory of the Sun,_ 2015. Installation view at National Gallery of Victoria. Photo: Amelia Winata.)

Hito Steyerl: Factory of the Sun
  • Amelia Winata


3 Nov 2018
National Gallery of Victoria 28 Sep 2018 - 24 Mar 2019

Hito Steyerl is arguably the most important “post-internet” artist alive today. Though the history of post-internet art is a nascent one insofar as wide-spread use of the technology is quite a recent phenomenon, the art that responds to it also reflects this ascendency. Ironically, the post-internet 'condition' seems to have had a limited lifespan, the work seeming to confirm the zeitgeist of the recent past—one that has quickly evolved into an altogether different present.

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