Taking its title from a quote by US President Donald Trump, All I Know Is What’s On The Internet is at first glance a small exhibition of just eleven international individual artists and collaborative partnerships, which on closer inspection grows in scale and scope—and lasting affective power. With its stated aim to interrogate the systems through which photographic images in the twenty-first century proliferate and multiply online, the exhibition poses questions about new forms of value, knowledge, and work that update for a new era some of the critical discourses around the medium’s relationship to conditions of production—of meaning, of capital, and of labor. Particularly uncomfortable—but timely—is its exposure of the...
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Book Review| March 01 2019
Exhibition Review: All I Know Is What’s On The Internet
All I Know Is What’s On The Internet: The Photographers’ Gallery, by Harriet Riches. London, UK, October 26, 2018–February 24, 2019.
Harriet Riches, PhD, is a writer and academic at the Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts in Cambridge, UK.
Afterimage (2019) 46 (1): 47–52.
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Harriet Riches; Exhibition Review: All I Know Is What’s On The Internet. Afterimage 1 March 2019; 46 (1): 47–52. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/aft.2019.461006
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