The Visit Is the Format
Web 3.0 – Dictatorship of Art – Education Crisis are three of many possible buzzwords currently frequently used in blogging, art, and politics. These times of change force us to transcend borders and to think boldly about new forms and models of production, participation, distribution, and education/outreach, and to think about our understanding of art and publicity – beyond traditional genres and disciplines.
MyVisit.to mirrors the aesthetic of registered platforms and web-based social networks like MySpace, MyVideo, YouTube, MyDeath, mymuesli, My-hammer, myDiet, etc. in its logo and wording.
Giotto’s studio, The Visitation of Mary, ca. 1310, fresco, Lower Church, San Francesco, Assisi
MyVisit.to produces, hosts, and documents (un)invited visits and rumors. People of all ages, animals, plants, landscapes, abysses, opinions, enemies, propositions, ideas, dreams, spirits, events, (art) works, blogs, sounds, smells are sought out and visited. The Rumor Mill, programmed as a widget, is open to all visitors and is interactive.
.to is the Internet top-level domain of the Kingdom of Tonga, a group of islands in the South Pacific. Since “to” is a helpful preposition in English, it is used to generate memorable Internet addresses, so-called “domain hacks”, like www.MyVisit.to