About

The platform

Daata Editions commissions artist video, sound, poetry and web. This new and innovative way to collect art is designed specifically to be a native platform to a new generation of artists who work with moving image and sound. Limited edition artworks can be viewed and acquired as digital downloads.

Daata Editions artists are:Larry Achiampong, Sofie Alsbo, Ilit Azoulay, Thora Dolven Balke, Sue de Beer, Helen Benigson, David Blandy, Phoebe Boswell, Jake Chapman, Jacky Connolly, Matt Copson, Jeremy Couillard, Keren Cytter, Graham Dolphin, Anaïs Duplan, Melanie Eckersley, Casey Jane Ellison, Tracey Emin, Laura Focarazzo, Hannah Ford, Ed Fornieles, Leo Gabin, Yung Jake, Kate Jessop, Jasmine Johnson, Daniel Keller & Martti Kalliala, Joachim Koester & Stefan A. Pedersen, Lina Lapelyte, Sara Ludy, Scott Lyman, Rachel Maclean, Michael Manning, Scott Mason, Jillian Mayer, Florian Meisenberg, C.O. Moed, Jonathan Monaghan, Takeshi Murata, Rashaad Newsome, Camille Norment, Tameka Norris, Hannah Perry, Elise Peterson, Quayola, Hannah Quinlan & Rosie Hastings, Jon Rafman, Scott Reeder, Ariana Reines, Charles Richardson, Jacolby Satterwhite, Julian Scordato, John Skoog, Daniel Swan, Abri de Swardt, Katie Torn, Amalia Ulman, Artie Vierkant, Stephen Vitiello, Susanne Wiegner, Chloe Wise, Saya Woolfalk, Zadie Xa, Antoinette Zwirchmayr.

Daata Editions launched in May 2015 presenting works by 18 artists. In May 2016 Daata Editions launched its second round of commissions and further launches have taken place into 2017. We now have over 350 artworks and over 65 artists.

In addition to the commissioned editions available for purchase, all subscribers to the platform receive a free Jon Rafman artwork, made specifically for Daata Editions.

Daata Editions has collaborated with Artspace, for the co-commission and launch of a new video work by artist Keren Cytter, 'Terrorist of Love'. The work is available as a free download on the Daata Editions website.

Daata Editions artworks form part of the Hammer Museum Contemporary Collection, US, the Julia Stoschek Collection, Germany, KIASMA, Finland and the Zabludowicz Collection, UK. Collectors, including Robert and Renee Drake, The Netherlands, as well as galleries, including Elizabeth Dee, New York and Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, have purchased multiple artworks from the platform.

Daata Editions has participated in Art Cologne, Frieze London, NADA New York, Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Expo Chicago, Chart Copenhagen, LOOP Barcelona and Independent Brussels art fairs and has presented screenings and events in collaboration with Frieze New York & Frieze London art fairs, Salon 94, Zuecca Projects in Venice, Vanity Projects NYC and Miami, Soho House New York, Toronto International Film Festival & Venice Film Festival, Art Basel in Miami Beach, while artworks from Daata Editions Season One have formed part of exhibitions at Kunsthall Stavanger, Norway & Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, UK. Daata participates in discussions and dialogues at venues worldwide including the NY Times conference Art for Tomorrow in Doha, Qatar, Soho Houses London and NY along with talks at the various art fairs.

Daata Editions has received significant interest from the press, with media including The New York Times, Art in America, Elephant Magazine, Vogue and ArtTactic to have presented features on the project and its impact on the marketplace. In addition, art writers and curators Andrew Goldstein, Lindsay Howard, Anton Haugen, Gary Zhexi Zhang, Lucy Chinen, Courtney Malick and Loreta Lamargese have presented texts, reflecting on different aspects of Daata Editions.

Daata Editions has a dedicated section on the platform, 'Curated', through which guest curators (individuals, galleries and arts organisations) introduce new artists' works, in a way that promotes a creative dialogue between the platform and contemporary art practices, and introduces artist to the site and offer a context. Curators include: yours mine & ours, Metaphysics, Zata Banks, Legacy Russell, Katherine Finerty, New Contemporaries, Gutter Records, bitforms gallery.

The team

Daata Editions’ team has a strength of experience and credibility that is unique in our art meets digital world. Daata Editions’ Director, David Gryn founder of Artprojx and Curator of Film and Sound, Art Basel in Miami Beach, has a great global reputation in producing, curating and promoting artists’ audio visual projects and events that have consistently excited and attracted large audiences and introduced new audiences to the arts. 

Responsible for the design and development of the platform is London-based Studio Scasascia, who have extensive experience in cutting edge web development for international clients including Damien Hirst’s Other Criteria, Berlin Biennale, Sounds of the Universe and the Swiss Federal Office of Culture. 

Design and development by Studio Scasascia

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