Ricardo Dominguez

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Born 1959 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Internet activist and analyst. Co-founder of The Electronic Disturbance Theater (EDT), a group who developed Virtual-Sit-In technologies in 1998 in solidarity with the Zapatista communities in Chiapas, Mexico. EDT's SWARM action was presented at Ars Electronica's InfoWar Festival in 1998 (Linz, Austria). He is Senior Editor of The Thing. Former member of Critical Art Ensemble (1987 to 1994). Was a Fake-Fakeshop Worker (www.fakeshop.com), a hybrid performance group, presented at the Whitney Biennial 2000. Has collaborated on a number of international net-art projects: with Francesca da Rimini on Dollspace (www.thing.net/~dollyoko), and with Diane Ludin on the Aphanisis Project. His essays have appeared at Ctheory and in "Corpus Delecti: Performance Art of the Americas" (Routledge, 2000), edited by Coco Fusco. Editor of EDT's book Hacktivism: network-art-activism, (Autonomedia Press, 2001).

Interview with Ricardo Dominguez. November 2004. http://www.gothamist.com/archives/2004/11/29/ricardo_dominguez_artist_and_electronic_civil_disobedience_pioneer.php