Organized and moderated by Willa Köerner, URL Meets IRL brings people together for drinks and discussions about art and technology.


  1. URL Meets IRL: A Panel Discussion with Electric Objects
  2. “There’s more art on the Internet than in every gallery and museum on Earth,” says the team at Electric Objects. But is computer art stuck in limbo between the fine art world and the fast pace of culture online? 

    URL Meets IRL will dive into big ideas surrounding the future of creativity on the Internet, and the questions that loom as we seek out better tools for the art and artists of the digital age.-- Willa Koerner 


    Ben Valentine works for The Civic Beat, and has written and spoken about art and technology for SXSW, Salon, Hyperallergic, YBCA, & VICE to name a few.

    Cortney Cassidy is a visual designer and artist in Oakland, and is a founder of CCOOLL, a collaborative project with a community of internet friends. 

    Keir Winesmith is the inaugural Head of Digital at SFMOMA with previous lives including public broadcasting in Australia, and interactive art projects in Europe.

    Min Liu is an entrepreneur whose goal is to enrich people’s lives by deepening their understanding of art and bringing more art to the home.

    Zoë Salditch oversees all things art and community at Electric Objects. Previously at Rhizome & Eyebeam, she only thinks about art & tech.

    Organized and moderated by Willa Köerner, a freelance artist, writer, curator, and experimental media producer working at the intersection of art and technology.

    The discussion will be live-tweeted by @PMxPostMeridiem, a collaborative curatorial project that explores the intersections of contemporary art and social media through research, exhibitions, and other programs. Follow the conversation: #URLmeetsIRL

    Can't make this event? Check out other happenings at the Electric Objects Pop Up Showroom: goo.gl/kHxC65