Michael Manning

Based in: California

Michael Manning is among the faction of young Internet artists interested in the already outdated functions and aesthetics of the "early" Internet circa 2000. "Mirrroring.net" is a prime example, a clickable a series of these outdated animations featuring iMac G3s, pizza, Satan, and Heidi Montag among other images. He also explores the capacities and limitations of software like Microsoft Paint, which he uses to create Abstract-Expressionistic digital works in his "Microsoft Store Paintings" and "Phone Arts" series.