Probably the world’s first thesis about internet art

I probably wrote the world’s first thesis about internet art.

Screenshot from http://wwwwwwwww.jodi.org (1996?, iconic internet artwork by JODI - Joan Heemskerk & Dirk Paesmans)
Screenshot from http://wwwwwwwww.jodi.org (1996?, iconic internet artwork by JODI – Joan Heemskerk & Dirk Paesmans)

I obtained my degree in Art History (Licentiaat Kunstwetenschappen) at Ghent University in 1997 – in that same year I handed in my thesis, quite pompously entitled Web-specific art. Het World Wide Web als artistiek medium.

Yes, it was in Dutch. Yes, it all sounds a bit sweet and naive when you read it now :-) and yes, it contains some descriptions of interesting projects that are lost.

Read it here (and download a PDF): http://www.spinster.be/web-specific-art