Yield to Total Elation

Posted by David Michael Perez on Monday, November 12th, 2007 at 8:05 am.

The fluid contemporary art medium that is the World Wide Web is also an omnipresent interface that touches on almost every aspect of our lives. As such, when a site is composed a bit too conservatively it can be easy to ignore. To explore the full spectrum of the internet medium, it is always good to crank it up to 11 and kick out the virtual jams now and again. For those who enjoy total perceptual immersion it is time to rejoice in Triptych.TV, the new web project by Jimpunk, Abe Linkoln, and Subculture. The same artists responsible for Screenfull.net and Disco-nnect here carry over their aesthetic, which is both primal and futuristic. To call the project a sonic and visual assault would be an understatement. Upon entering the site videos and gifs of skulls, snakes, weapons, and other ecstatically puerile images jump out and build into a crescendo of noise that must be experienced to be understood. This island of Dionysian ecstasy is a testament to the more immediate pleasures of net art.

via rhizome

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