Napier is known for a wide range of Internet projects, including the Shredder, an alternative web navigator which dematerializes the web, and Digital Landfill, a digital archive which can be endlessly added to with "rubble", a web filter commissioned by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Famed for his innovative use of the Internet as an artistic medium and for his interactive art work, Napier has designed Internet artworks for the SFMOMA; the Whitney Museum, the Guggenheim, and Altoids.com. His work has also been exhibited in the Net_Condition exhibition of the Centre for Art and Media Technology (ZKM), and in new media festivals in Germany, Italy, Denmark, and South America. He lives and works in New York.
PAM Standing | Internet action Video.
In this work Napier takes a "constructed" beauty icon - representing a Western beauty of consumerism and artificial youth - and attempts its digital reconstruct... Mark Napier
The Distorted Barbie | Online project.
Napier deals with the subject of the Barbie doll as a social icon and market phenomenon in terms of its connotations of infancy, and its social, political, and religious ... Mark Napier