In a world where our public space is becoming increasingly privatized and works of art are displayed not on artistic merit but to further corporate or institutional agendas, the internet offers the potential to reclaim space as publicly generated and used, passive consumers have a greater opportunity to become active users and creators. One such "public space" dedicated to art, Rhizome, is a valuable site for a large collection of online art.

The notion of anonymity afforded by a web presence facilitates personal expression and creativity, enabling in depth negotiations of identity, community and associations on a global scale.

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