The New York Underground Museum is a permeable internet membrane of ideas, energies, and sensitivities. NYUM is a new model for Museums - a museum surrounded by air and light, open 24 hours a day where interactivity and collective viewer feedback are integrated into the perceptual process. NYUM will preserve, curate and present works that are not held by major institutions. We hope to raise the status of experimental artists working outside the art establishment, such as female artists, anti - social artists, artists with emotional and physical disabilities, and artists of color.
New York City is more than a city. It is an idea. Through NYUM, the NY experimental art community will grow beyond its geographical and chronological location to encompass a metaphysicality of art lovers and connoisseurs. We dream of Kiosks in public spaces where people can access our museum: young people all over the world can pass through the NYUM portal into the Underground City.
We have 5 Basic Entry Points for the Museum:
â€¢ Monthly Featured Show :
Current show May 11, 2007: The Three Jacks
Digital Artist Jack Ox, Video Artist Jack Waters, and Interdisciplinary Artist Jack Smith
â€¢ My Bohemia
A virtual bohemia where any artist can create a home page ( ala My Space) showing his or her work. Art is all about conversations between artists: NYUM will facilitate dialogue about contemporary artistic practice through chat and online social networking.
â€¢ Art: The Game
Designed by SVA MFA 2007 Computer graduate Dae Woon Na, we are developing a game that si... [ ]