The Great Internet Sleepover

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Pro net surfers and net surfing clubs camp out at Eyebeam to talk shop, play games, pitch tents, and make a hypertext mess big enough for mom to clean up in the morning. Party favors include homepages, net battles, GIF animation, dirt-style HTML and other web ephemera.

The public can get a taste of what the night will hold between 8–10PM before the artists are locked-in for the night. Come observe the pros cruise the net, share web finds of their own on public terminals, and collaborate on web-based art projects and scavenger hunts. Once the doors are shut, all the action can be followed online (to be announced), where the the artists will be collaborating and posting into the wee hours of the morning.

The Great Internet Sleepover is aimed at highlighting and supportng a developing web art movement and aesthetic. It is a chance for artists and groups creating things on the internet to meet in person, while still “keeping it on the net.”

Participating surf clubs include:

and many others …

For more information contact bennett.williamson AT gmail DOT com