Digital Critic

Digital Critic is a research project analysing, historicising and archiving art criticism produced in online communities from the 1980s to the present day.

It is funded by a Hong Kong University Grants Committee General Research Fund grant and supported by collaborative partnerships with Gylphi, New-Media-Curating, and Rhizome.

Outputs will include:

  • Conceptual framework for identifying and analysing forms of online art criticism.
  • Peer-reviewed book on the history of online art criticism, published in print and digital formats by Gylphi Limited.
  • Public archive of indicative examples of online art criticism (in partnership with pioneering online forum for art criticism: Rhizome).
  • Public educational resource containing set of 3 ‘toolkits’ for teaching digital/online/multimodal art criticism.