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Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise/Sunset is a series of Internet art projects that mark sunset and sunrise in New York City every day. All are commissioned by the Whitney specifically for whitney.org, each project unfolding over a time frame of ten to thirty seconds.

Using whitney.org as their habitat, Sunrise/Sunset projects disrupt, replace, or engage with the museum website as an information environment. This form of engagement captures the core of artistic practice on the Internet, the intervention in existing online spaces. The series is organized by Christiane Paul, adjunct curator of digital art at the Whitney Museum.

To see the current project, be anywhere on this website during sunrise or sunset.


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Sunrise

Sunset

A 30-second online art project:
Sara Ludy, Tumbleweeds

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Learn more about Sunrise/Sunset on whitney.org