ScreenSaverGallery presents: The First and Only Retrospective of Artistic Computer Screensavers


April–September 2021 It has been eight years since the ScreenSaverGallery started exploring the waters of the computer screensaver as an artistic medium. The research not only happens during exhibitions in the gallery itself, but it has also taken on a more academic dimension. The culmination of this research is the publication The Art of Screensaver (published by […]

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ScreenSaverGallery (2013–Present)


    Screensaver is a computer program that was originally designed to protect the computer screen or monitor from permanent damage caused by the long display of still images. From the perspective of its user (viewer), screensaver demonstrates itself as the moving image – most often a simple form of animation running on the computer screen […]


Jacob Broms Engblom /Sticks And Stones/


Jacob Broms Engblom (*1986) is Swedish digital artist who graduated in Communication and Media Studies from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. Since 2009, he has been part of the net art creative duo buildinging with Californian technologist, web developer and software engineer Mitch Trale. They run together e.g. a gallery of contemporary art […]

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LaTurbo Avedon /Interlude, 2019/


LaTurbo Avedon is digital artist and curator who is “digital” in the literal sense of the word. They are not a living person, but a virtual avatar. Nobody really knows who stands behind the identity, if it is an individual, a group of people or, maybe, artificial intelligence. And most importantly – it does not […]

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Zdenek Svejkovský /The Pallete of Colours/


Zdenek Svejkovský (b. 1989) has graduated from Atelier of Interactive media at Department of Electronic Image, Faculty of Art and Design at Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic, where he currently pursuits his doctor’s degree. Both his bachelor and diploma work were focused on net art.

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Unleashing Screensaver hall of fame


Unleashing Screensaver was a participatory collaborative project which looked at the notion of aesthetic education and its diversity across fields and cultures. The project was inspired by and dedicated to the legacy of Maxine Greene, and initiated by the Teachers College, Columbia University New York, for Unleashing exhibition. Over 45 educators and their students from various educational institutions, disciplines and […]

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Unleashing Screensaver: May 30th


Církevní gymnázium Německého řádu Olomouc (The Comprehensive School of the Teutonic Order) is highschool in Olomouc, where lessons of Art Education and Czech Language are taught by dedicated pedagogue Lucie Pokorná. The art education however is part of a higher grade curriculum in the first year only. In case of deeper interest, students are encouraged to choose a voluntary […]

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Unleashing Screensaver: May 29th


The simple work showed by this class of 3d modeling taught by Michela De Carlo at Carrara Academy of Fine Art, made up mainly by Chinese students, is an attempt to explain how teaching art can help communication. Composing small pieces of information, recomposing them, mixing them, modeling simple shapes you can try go beyond the language […]

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Unleashing Screensaver: May 28th


Václav Janoščík is important Czech theorist and curator who focuses on contemporary theory and philosophy of art and lectures at leading Czech academies and universities (e.g. Academy of Fine Arts,  Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design, Film and Television School of Academy of Performing Arts, Philosophical Faculty of Charles University; all in Prague). The contribution for Unleashing Screensaver exhibition […]

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Unleashing Screensaver: May 27th


The studio of performance at FAVU VUT (Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Technology, Brno) is focused on the essence of the creative act. It penetrates all forms of contemporary art expression. Actual performance is manifested through any media. From individual acts of self awareness, through body and new technologies, to social interactions […]

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