Selected images from Molly Soda and Arvida Bystrom’s book Pics Or It Didn’t Happen are on display at Universiteit Hasselt in Belgium as part of the Stadstriënnale. The show will be on view through 1 June 2018. You can find more information here.
Swedish news outlet Kurinen has just written an article about Pics or It Didn’t Happen – Molly Soda and Arvida Byström’s collaborative publication of pictures deleted by Instagram. The article explores the phenomenon of censorship of the arts online. You can read the full piece here.
Welt author Rahel Zingg has featured Signe Pierce in an article about young artists’ use of social media to combat societies standards of acceptability (article in German).
Continue reading “WELT | 10 March 2018”
Swedish publication Svenska Dagbladet has profiled the work of Molly Soda and Arvida Bystöm, whose joint publication Pics or It Didn’t Happen showcases images that were banned from Instagram. You can read the full article here.
Hamburg-based news magazine Stern has reviewed Virtual Normality – Women Net Artists 2.0 at Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig, which features work by Signe Pierce (article in German).
Continue reading “STERN | 20 February 2018”
In order to gauge public opinion of Virtual Normality – Women Net Artists 2.0, a group show at MdbK Leipzig curated by Anika Meier, Indie Mag has gathered responses from visitors to the museum about the current state of feminism today in this unique review of the exhibition.
Continue reading “INDIE | 20 February 2018”
In a new article about female artists in the time of social media, writer and curator Anika Meier discusses the work of Signe Pierce, Molly Soda, and Arvida Byström in the context of the changing nature of female identity as mediated by digital technology (article in German).
Continue reading “MONOPOL | 4 February 2018”
Marlene Halser has written a review of Virtual Normality – Women Net Artists 2.0, featuring work by Signe Pierce, at Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig (article in German).
Continue reading “FLUTER | 3 February 2018”
i-D Deutschland has reviewed Virtual Normality – Women Net Artists 2.0, an exhibition at Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig featuring the works of Molly Soda, Signe Pierce and Arvida Bystöm (article in German).
Continue reading “i-D | 30 January 2018”
Michael Meyns has written a review of Virtual Normality – Women Net Artist’s 2.0, a new group show at Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig that includes the work of Molly Soda, Signe Pierce and Arvida Byström (article in German).
Continue reading “DIE ZUKUNFT | 26 January 2018”
Les Inrockuptibles has reviewed Virtual Normality: Women Net Artists 2.0 at Museum de bildenden Künste Leipzig, including works by Molly Soda, Signe Pierce and Arvida Byström (article in French).
Continue reading “LES INROCKUPTIBLES | 25 January 2018”
Signe Pierce has been profiled by French outlet Libération for her involvement in Virtual Normality – Women Net Artist’s 2.0 at Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig (article in French).
Continue reading “LIBÉRATION | 19 January 2018”
Leipziger Volkszeitung (LVZ) previews the upcoming exhibition at Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig, Virtual Normality; featuring the work of net artists including Signe Pierce, the show will explore femininity in the digital age (article in German).
Continue reading “LEIPZIGER VOLKSZEITUNG | 11 January 2018”
Spiegel author Angela Gruber writes on Virtual Normality, the upcoming group exhibition at Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig featuring the work of artists Signe Pierce, Molly Soda, and Arvida Byström (article in German).
Continue reading “SPIEGEL | 11 January 2018”
Deutsche Welle reviews Virtual Normality – Women Net Artist’s 2.0, the upcoming group show at Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig featuring works by Signe Pierce, Molly Soda, and Arvida Byström among others.
Continue reading “DEUTSCHE WELLE | 11 January 2018”
Anika Meier mentions both Molly Soda and Signe Pierce in her latest article “Es darf sich geärgert werden” for Monopol, describing the current state of net art and digital feminism (article in German).
Continue reading “MONOPOL | 1 December 2017”
Annka Kultys Gallery is deeply disturbed to read this report in BBC Newsbeat about the hostility and threats of rape that artist Arvida Byström received following her participation in an Adidas ad campaign. Read the full story here.
Molly Soda and Arvida Byström’s book Pics or it didn’t happen is reviewed by Jay Gabler for the Tangential. “Pics or It Didn’t Happen complicates the idea of Instagram — or any other online social network — as a “community”, writes Gabler. Read the full article here .
Molly Soda and Arvida Byström were interviewed by Paper magazine about their new book ‘Pics or It Didn’t Happen: Images Banned From Instagram‘. Annie Felix writes “Pics or It Didn’t Happen is a political and historical statement in direct disobedience of corporation-dictated rules… It’s an addition to your coffee table that actually explores the power of the image in our collective memory, and how deleting an image is akin to deleting a piece of history – if there aren’t any pictures, it didn’t happen.” Read the full article here.
Artsy published an article about the book ‘Pics or It Didn’t Happen: Images Banned From Instagram‘ by Arvida Byström and Molly Soda, featuring photographs that have been banned from Instagram. “The book engages in a dialogue around the policies found across social media, which are designed to keep users safe, though have unintentionally censored artistic freedoms.” writes Molly Gottschalk. Read the full article here.
The gallery group exhibition Zero Zero on view at Annka Kultys Gallery is featured in Mousse Magazine.
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Nowness’ feature Zero Zero Takeover reports Annka Kultys Gallery’s summer group show Zero Zero.
Continue reading “NOWNESS | 6 July 2016”
Zero Zero, at Annka Kultys Gallery, was reviewed by Robert Barry for The Quietus.
Continue reading “THE QUIETUS | 1 July 2016”
Vice has interviewed Romke Hoogwaerts about Mossless, a new photography publication that features work by Molly Soda and Signe Pierce.
Continue reading “VICE | 9 May 2016”
Dazed Digital has just published a roundtable discussion about censorship online between Molly Soda and Rupi Kaur, Arvida Byström, Saerah Lee and Alexandra Marzella. Opening the conversation, Soda says: “The way women are perceived online is just a heightened reflection of society and the way women, and particularly their bodies, are treated in real life. Everything you put out there essentially invites others to criticise and interpret your image.” You can find their full conversation here.
i-D has published a short review of hot in here, the group show at Sunday Gallery in Los Angeles featuring works by Molly Soda. The show, on view through 5 August 2015, also includes work by Arvida Byström, Mayan Toledano, Vivian Fu, Grace Miceli and Molly Matalon. To read the full article, click here.