Required Reading for this Course:

1. Rhizome – Net Art Anthology Exhibition – https://anthology.rhizome.org/

2. A Brief History of Animated GIF Art – Parts 1-4 by Paddy Johnson :

Part 1 – https://news.artnet.com/art-world/a-brief-history-of-animated-gif-art-part-one-69060
Part 2 – 
https://news.artnet.com/art-world/a-brief-history-of-animated-gif-art-part-two-78532
Part 3 – 
https://news.artnet.com/art-world/a-brief-history-of-animated-gif-art-part-three-88928
Part 4 – 
https://news.artnet.com/art-world/a-brief-history-of-animated-gif-art-part-four-104733

3. Popular Mechanics – Long Live the GIF – http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/a21457/the-gif-is-dead-long-live-the-gif/

4. The New World of Net Art, 2013 for Art News – http://www.artnews.com/2013/06/12/the-new-world-of-net-art/

5. The History of the GIF – via Giphy – https://historyofthegif.com/#/timeline/0

6. Tech-Crunch – 30 Years of the GIF – https://techcrunch.com/2017/07/27/30-years-of-the-gif/

7. Net-Art.org – Website – https://www.net-art.org/

8. ArtNet – 7 Masterpieces of Social Media Art – https://news.artnet.com/art-world/best-social-media-art-1182398