Net art, AT, 2010
Name Says it All, Really
“There is something very repetitive and redundant about it. It’s not very challenging. So what you’re focusing on is really what this act of clicking means.”
Christiane Paul, adjunct curator of new media at the Whitney
“aims to challenge players to reconsider the meanings of the Internet’s everyday trappings”
The Wall Street Journal
Clickistan is donationware, of a sort; it urges you, from time to time, to donate to the annual fund for the Whitney Museum, which commissioned it.
It’s an art game created by a UBERMORGEN.COM, a duo of Swiss-American-Austrian digital artists. You would think, given these facts, that it would suck, but actually, it’s kind of engaging. Not coherent, mind you, but engaging.