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Interactive art

Mark Napier is selling 50 "shares" in a piece of interactive art called "The Waiting Room", the New York Times reports. Shares cost $1,000 a piece (and Napier's sold three, so far), but he's not just trying to earn a buck, he says — he wants to find a revenue model that will support and encourage online art, the Times tells us:

[Napier's] motivation was to develop a viable economic model that would help sustain the nascent genre. He said: "If you can't get a support system going, then the art will fade. It needs an audience, and it needs some sort of pull coming from the other side."

As do we all. ...

April 29, 2002 4:18 PM

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