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Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries

Flash-Flood

by lauren cornell

How an enterprising pair of artists turned elementary software and a taste for bossa nova into an Internet empire a fantastic parody of power and paranoia

In a text-based Flash animation entitled ARTIST'S STATEMENT NO: 45,730,944: THE PERFECT ARTISTIC WEBSITE (1999-2003) by Seoul-based collaborative YOUNG-HAE CHANG HEAVY INDUSTRIES (YHCHI), the work's imagined protagonist reflects on the Internet as a space for innovative forms of art:

THE WEB.
THE BIGGEST ART SPACE:
THE WEB.
THE GREATEST CHANCE
TO SAY SOMETHING
OR TO MAKE SOMETHING
DUMB.
OR, BETTER YET,

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